Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers

At TEL HI, families can count on having a safe, stimulating, nurturing environment for their kids. Our California-licensed Infant Program, Toddler Program and Preschool serves a total of approximately 90 children, ages 4 months–5 years old, every day. To support our working families, both programs are available all day, every weekday, all year long.

Each year we provide about 124,000 hours of service to preschoolers. Here’s a glimpse at the diversity of our youngsters:

  • Almost a dozen languages are spoken in our preschool
  • 40 percent of our preschoolers are English Language Learners
  • About half of our preschool families receive financial aid while half do not

Our pre-literacy curriculum prepares children for school, adapting to each child’s interests and learning style, fostering creativity and fun. It is not unusual for families to send multiple generations of children through our programs. Many kids literally “grow up” with TEL HI. Our engagement with a single child sometimes lasts for 10 years or longer!

Looking to enroll your child? Click here to learn more about the  Infant or Toddler Program or for TEL HI’s Preschool.

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News & Programs

  1. Golden State Warriors Players Get Personal about Their Finances to Educate TEL HI Youth

    On Monday, January 9, 2017 TEL HI’s North Beach-Chinatown Beacon Center at Francisco Middle School hosted Golden State Warriors players Ian Clark and Shaun Livingston for an interactive discussion around the importance of having financial knowledge. The event was part of the Future Leaders program, a financial literacy program that was formed by the Golden State […]

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  2. TEL HI is Recognized as a Green Business by the City and County of San Francisco

    We are excited to announce we are now one of 10 nonprofits in the city of San Francisco recognized as a San Francisco Green Businesses! As an organization that has been around for over 126 years, we know the importance of taking care of the planet so that it remains healthy for generations to come. […]

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  3. Crowdfunding Campaign for TEL HI’s Senior Program Hits Goal

    On September 1, 2016 TEL HI launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise $8,888 for its Senior Program. The campaign, Christmas in September for Seniors, was a huge success!  With over 40 people making online and offline donations, Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI) hit its fundraising goal in 2 months! “We are so […]

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