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Agency name:

Lotus Bloom Family Resource Center

Program name:

Room To Bloom Multicultural Playgroup

Program Last Updated: 01/02/2020

This information has not been updated in 90 days. Please check with this agency to see if any changes have occured to this program information

Program Start Date: 08/19/2019 | Program End Date: 05/30/2020

Program Description: Parent-child program to foster bonding, attachment, social and motor development. Schedule includes free play, art, a light snack, circle and puzzle time. Includes monthly story time with a librarian from Oakland Public Library, and monthly Little Science classes. Open to parents and caregivers with children 0-5. Drop-ins welcomed.

Program Documentation:

Service Address: 8711 MacArthur Blvd, behind parking lot Portable B, Oakland, CA 94605
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Program Contact(s):

  • Name: Carla Jasso
    Title: Site Director
    Phone: 5107359222
    Address: 1640 22nd Ave Portable 31 Oakland, California 94606
  • Name: Danielle Royston
    Title: Operations Analyst
    Phone: 510-735-9222
    Address: 555 19th St. Unit 131 Oakland, CA 94612
  • Name: Rha Bowden
    Title: Site Director
    Phone: 5108781778
    Address: 8711 MacArthur Blvd Portable B Oakland, CA 94605

Ages Served:

  • 0 months - 12 months
  • 12 months - 18 months
  • 18 months - 24 months
  • 2 years - 3 years
  • 3 years - 4 years
  • 4 years - 5 years

Total possible number of openings: 20 families per day, first come, first served

Number of openings remaining: This is a drop in program.


  • Age


  • Referrals to community resources
  • Playgroups
  • Parenting education
  • Parent support
  • Fun things to do with your family

Location Type:

  • Center-based


  • Both children and parents/caregivers


  • Chinese
  • English
  • Spanish

Genders served:

  • Female
  • Male
  • Trans

Type of cost:

  • No Fee
  • Sliding Scale

Cost Fee: $1 - $25 per person based on income

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Cost payment:

  • Self-Pay with cash, check or credit card

Target Group: Multicultural, low income families with young children

Program Operating Hours Start Time - End Time

09:30 AM - 12:00 PM Weekly


09:30 AM - 12:00 PM Weekly


09:30 AM - 11:00 AM Weekly


Required documentation:

  • None

Preferred documentation:

  • None

Intake Procedure:

  • Walk-in


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