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Children, Teens & Parenting

ADHD Parent Education Series

Learn about ADHD, its signs and symptoms, medications, and strategies for managing ADHD at home and in school. This program will help you enhance your family’s coping skills.

Location: Union City
Dates/Time: Call for dates and times.
Sessions: Five 90-minute sessions.
Fee: No fee.
Registration: Call the Healthy Living Center at 510-675-4531.

 

Baby & Me Groups

Attend a weekly drop-in group facilitated by a lactation specialist. Talk about breastfeeding, sleeping, crying, adjusting to parenthood and more. Partners/ support person and healthy babies are welcome.
Location: Fremont, Hayward, San Leandro
Dates: Check online class calendar for specific dates.
Time:

Hayward Sleepy Hollow Medical Office Building
Mondays 10- 11:30am

San Leandro Medical Center, Building A
Tuesdays 10:30am- noon

Fremont Medical Center, Niles Building
Wednesdays 10:30am- noon

Fee: No fee, open to the community.
Registration: Call the Healthy Living Center at 510-675-4531; 510-248-3455; 510-454-4531

 

 

Summer Jumpers

For kids 4yrs+ and their parents.
Workout group for families.  Class designed for ages 4+ and their families, but all ages welcome.  Join us for active games, jumping, dancing, ball toss, and more. All fitness levels welcome.

Location: Hayward-Sleepy Hollow and San Leandro.
Dates/Times: Call for dates/times.
Sessions: One-hour session.
Fee: No fee.
Registration: Call the Healthy Living Center at 510-248-3455, 510-675-4531, or 510-454-4531.

 

 

Summer Kids Gardening

For kids 5-12 years old.
Kids and families plant seeds, harvest and learn about vegetables and fruits. Learn how to start your own garden at home.
Location: Hayward-Sleepy Hollow
Dates/Times: 11am Wednesdays. Summer (June) only
Sessions: One 75-minute session.
Fee: No fee.
Registration: Call the Healthy Living Center at 510-248-3455, 510-675-4531, or 510-454-4531.

 

 

Basic Nutrition

For kids/teens 5-17 years old and their parents
Basic nutrition and healthy eating strategies.  Set goals.  Follow-up appointments available by phone.

Location: Fremont, Hayward-Sleepy Hollow
Dates/Times:  Call for dates/times.
Sessions: One 60-minute session.
Fee: No fee.
Registration: Call the Healthy Living Center at 510-248-3455, 510-675-4531, or 510-454-4531.

 

 

Picky Eating

For parents of kids 2-12 years old

Learn how to handle difficult eating problems with children. Suggestions are provided on alternative healthy snacks and meals.

Location: Hayward, San Leandro and Fremont
Dates/Times: Weekday afternoons. Call for dates/times.
Sessions: One 60-minute session.
Fee:  No fee.
Registration: Call the Healthy Living Center at 510-248-3455, 510-675-4531, or 510-454-4531.

 

 

Positive Parenting

For parents of kids 2-5 years old
Learn how to handle challenging parenting problems with your 2-5 year old child. Includes positive parenting methods, parenting styles, and how to deal with difficult situations, including tantrums.

Location: Hayward, San Leandro
Dates/Times: Weekday afternoons. Call for dates/times.
Sessions: One 90 minute session.
Fee:  No fee.
Registration: Call the Healthy Living Center at 510-248-3455, 510-675-4531, or 510-454-4531.

 

 

Thriving Toddler

For parents of kids 1-4 years old

Join us for this interactive session to discover healthy habits for your 1 to 4-year-old. Children play with toys while parents review topics on nutrition guidelines, typical toddler eating habits and how to model an active lifestyle.
Location: Hayward-Sleepy Hollow
Dates/Times: Call for dates/times
Sessions: One 60-minute session.
Fee: No fee.
Registration: Call the Healthy Living Center at 510-248-3455, 510-675-4531, or 510-454-4531.