Family Resources

Food resources in the cities of:

JobTrain in Menlo Park can train you for a career in 12 weeks if you attend during the day. A little more if you attend at night. It’s free!

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula have great programs for kids that are free! Click here to find out more. – Create an account and follow the lessons. Click here to get started.

DuoLingo – A free and fun mobile phone app to learn many languages. Click here.

Answer three questions here.

To view a website translated into another language.

  1. Open a browser (Safari, Chrome, etc.)
  2. Go to
  3. Choose the original and translate-to languages
  4. Type or copy/paste the URL (web address) you want translated on the English side.
  5. Click on the link that appears on the Spanish side.

Note: This will not work on the Google Translate cell phone app, it must be done in a browser. Also, the translation will not be perfect, but good enough.

Izzi – Quality preschool and toddler program

East Palo Alto:
1385 Bay Rd (Behind the St. Francis Asisi church)
(650) 566-8647

Menlo Park:
419 6th Ave
(650) 369-7970 – Cheapest federally-funded child care in EPA.

Click here and enter your zip code to get started.

Click here to download the PDF slideshow from October 18, 2022 by Dr. Mickell Lethco.

How can we help children and teens to slow their racing minds, improve their focus, and feel more calm and settled? In
this presentation, we will first define mindfulness and discuss tips for
helping children and teens practice mindfulness successfully. Then, we
will provide examples of actionable, effective, and fun mindfulness
strategies, including apps and videos, that can help children of all
ages to manage their everyday stresses.

Download the presentation PDF by choosing a language below. Presentation was given January 17, 2023 by Dr. Suzanne Freedberg of Morrissey-Compton Educational Center.

Listen below to the presentation in English and Spanish. (First word is cut off: “Mindfulness”)