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Agency name:

Through the Looking Glass

Program name:

Through the Looking Glass Early Head Start Center-Based Program

Program Last Updated: 03/01/2017

Program Description: The center-based option for Early Head Start serves families with children 0-3 residing in Oakland. Homeless families with children 0-3 are also eligible. In the center-based program, M-F 9am-3pm, families are offered: •Infant/toddler education and care •Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack, as well as formula and diapers during center hours • A multicultural play-based curriculum • Opportunities for parent leadership and education •Family resources and support Through the Looking Glass (TLG) and its Early Head Start Center are located at the Ed Roberts Campus, at a transit hub, the Ashby BART station in Berkeley. The campus is a model of universal design, and has many empowerment-oriented resources for people with disabilities.

Service Address: 3075 Adeline St., Ste. 120, Berkeley, CA 94703
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Program Contact(s):

  • Name: Walter Delson
    Title: Early Head Start ERSEA & Disability Services Coordinator
    Phone: 510-848-1112
    Extension: 8207
  • Name: Early Head Start EHS Main line
    Title: Early Head Start Main Line
    Phone: 510-848-1112
    Extension: 8200
    Fax: 510-848-4445

Ages Served:

  • 0 months - 12 months
  • 12 months - 18 months
  • 18 months - 24 months
  • 2 years - 3 years

Total possible number of openings: 22

Requirements:

  • Age
  • Income
  • Live in certain residence: Oakland

Services:

  • Referrals to community resources
  • Early childhood mental health
  • Developmental evaluations
  • Case management

Location Type:

  • Center-based

Participants:

  • Children only
  • Both children and parents/caregivers
  • Families

Languages:

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Genders served:

  • Female
  • Male
  • Trans

Type of cost:

  • No Fee

Other Type of Cost: Free to those who are eligible

Cost Fee: Free for those who are eligible

Cost payment:

  • No fees

Disabilities Served:

  • Developmental
  • Hearing
  • Mental/Emotional
  • Physical
  • Visual

Other Disabilities: in parent or child

Target Group: Program specializes in families with disability or developmental issues but center integrates children and families with and without disabilities

Program Operating Hours Start Time - End Time
Monday

09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday

09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday

09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thursday

09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Friday

09:00 AM - 03:00 AM

Saturday
Sunday

Required documentation:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Residence
  • Referral from other agency or professional
  • Immunization Records

Preferred documentation:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Medical/Psych Records
  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Proof of Residence
  • Referral from other agency of professional
  • Immunization Records

Intake Procedure:

  • Appointment Required (no walk-ins.)
  • Telephone registration

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