Building Blocks for Kids Richmond

Address

312 9th Street
Richmond, CA 94801

(510) 232-5812

www.bbk-richmond.org

Description:

Partners with families to improve health and successful development including family engagement, parent education and sanctuary groups. Offers adults and youth access and education to become technology innovators which include; coding & STEM club, summer Minecraft Camp and refurbished desktop computers. Partners with families to support community empowerment and foster civic engagement through parent advocacy, African American Civic Engagement and community engagement programs. Services are offered at four separate locations; BBK Center, Monterey Pines, Chavez Elementary School, and Belding Garcia Park.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

June 29, 2018

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

312 9th Street
Richmond, CA 94801

Mailing

312 9th Street
Richmond, CA 94801

Contacts

Sheryl E. Lane

Primary Contact

Executive Director

info@bbk-richmond.org

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(510) 232-5812

Accessibility:

Partially handicapped, call for information.

Description

Offers youth coding & STEM Club which runs 22 weeks, 3 sessions in the year. Activities include ZERO computer science experience, introduces college-level concepts, animation and video game challenges using Scratch and Javascript. STEM curriculum is developed by Techbridge and covers mechanical and chemical engineering and design challenges.

Hours

Hours vary, call for information

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Youth residing in Richmond

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call or walk-in for information

Languages

English only

Service Area

Contra Costa County (Richmond)

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Richmond

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-232-5812
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PL-7400.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Hosts free events where families receive a refurbished desktop computer, training on how to use the computer and support signing on to low-cost broadband service. Participants visit and tour the facilities of STEM organizations located in the Bay Area.

Hours

Hours vary, call for information

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Richmond families

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call or walk-in for information

Languages

English and Spanish

Service Area

Contra Costa County (Richmond)

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Richmond

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-232-5812
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TI-1800.6500-150) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Provides tailored trainings and workshops for parents so that they are better equipped to support their child's education and feel comfortable speaking directly to school personnel, school board members and district lead staff. Offers free monthly events for children, parents and caregivers. Provides a safe, enriching space for families to spend time together, promote health childhood development, and connect with helpful community partners and resources. Each month a different partner is featured who shares information about their services and hosts different crafts, activities and games for participating families.

Hours

9am-5pm; other event hours vary

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Families with children age 0 -18 that reside in Richmond

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call or walk-in for information

Languages

English and Spanish

Service Area

Contra Costa County (Richmond)

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Richmond

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-232-5812
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-2360.2400) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Provides civic engagement, community involvement, and voter registration amongst Richmond's black residents, with a focus on parents to have access to education, health, wellness, and technology. Offers training and strategic support for residents interested in leadership and advocacy development to address community issues.

Hours

Hours vary, call for information.

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Richmond residents

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call or walk-in for information

Languages

English and Spanish

Service Area

Contra Costa County (Richmond)

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Richmond

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-232-5812
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-6200.4500) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Works in collaborative efforts with COPE, First 5, and local school district to provide early childhood learning development and community engagement advocacy. Provides Programs that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role. Offers physical location for African American and Latino female parents who lead support groups. Hosts weekly dinners for parents and invites various community partners who provide educational presentations; childcare is provided. Leads Community Engagement and Advocacy Team(CEAT) a program that orients and navigates parents within the school system.

Hours

9am-5pm; other event hours vary.

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Families with children from Birth -18 years old that reside in the BBK Zone in the Iron Triangle in Richmond.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call for information

Languages

English and Spanish

Service Area

Area of the 94801 zip code that spans from Sanford Ave. in the North to Macdonald Ave. in the South and the Southern Pacific Railroad Tracks to the East and the Richmond Parkway to the West.

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Richmond

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-232-5812
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TD-1600.6000) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Offers Health & Wellness summer program which is a free seven-week program that provides community directed and evidence-based nutrition education in Richmond. Provides healthy eating habits and promotes healthy fitness activities as well as links to community partners and resources.

Hours

Hours vary, call for information.

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Parents with children residing in Richmond.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call or walk-in for information.

Languages

English and Spanish

Service Area

Richmond

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Richmond

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-232-5812
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-2700.6000) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Collaborates with partners to provide parenting education. Classes are free, dinner is provided and developmental child care is available.

Hours

Hours vary, call for information.

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Families with children from Birth -18 years old that reside in Richmond.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call or walk-in for information

Languages

English and Spanish

Service Area

Contra Costa County (Richmond)

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Richmond

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-232-5812
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-6100.6800) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Offers two Sanctuary groups that offer education, support healing, an opportunity to share information, build community. Mothers within the support group develop accessible approaches to maintaining their mental health and that of their families. Offers African American Sanctuary group and Latina Sanctuary group.

Hours

Hours vary, call for information.

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Mothers residing in Richmond

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call or walk-in for information

Languages

English and Spanish

Service Area

Contra Costa County (Richmond)

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Richmond

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-232-5812
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.6500-650) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Runs a 6 week Minecraft camp at the City of Richmond computer lab. Campers learn beginner/intermediate coding, Redstone Engineering, and game design, to build and explore, strategize, connect with others, set goals, and plan for upcoming challenges.

Hours

Hours vary, call for information

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

School age students

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Register in May or June

Languages

English only

Service Area

Contra Costa County (Richmond)

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Richmond

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-232-5812
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PL-6400.1500-820) and related services within the Service Tree.

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