Hydration Tips and Tricks For Kids

July 1, 2021

Summer is here and the weather is heating up! Check out this article by TEL HI’s favorite local food vendor Cheafables on why it is so important to keep your little ones hydrated!    HYDRATING FOR HEALTH By: Jessica Gust, MS, RDN   Water is a basic and essential nutrient for your child, and it should […]

Baking Math for Families and Young Children 

April 28, 2021

Here are some tips for baking with kids from Sharon Davis, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher and test kitchen professional with the Home Baking Association.  Have fun baking together and building math skills at the same time! 

Why Kids Need to Spend Time In Nature 

April 6, 2021

This past year has been challenging for us all, having to stay at home and mostly indoors, having to adjust to visiting with family and friends via zoom, and having to be very creative in planning activities for our children.  As we head into Spring and are able to be outside more (safely, with masks, […]

TEL HI’S New Childcare Center Is Coming to San Francisco’s Mission Bay

March 24, 2021

We’re pleased to announce the latest addition to TEL HI: A beautiful state-of-the-art childcare center/preschool is projected to open in summer 2021. The brand new facility is for children three months to 5 years old and is designed to stimulate the senses and inspire play, exploration, and learning.   In addition to a 6,000-square-foot indoor facility with […]

TEL HI’s Emergency Childcare Program Acknowledged by Mayor Breed

December 30, 2020

Our Early Childhood Education Team is One of SF’s Finest! In July 2020, Mayor London Breed recognized the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI) for providing emergency childcare to frontline, emergency, and other essential workers during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic. TEL HI was one of the only few childcare providers operating at this time and provided crucial service for over 60 families!  […]

TEL HI’s English Learner Academy at Francisco Middle School is Essential for Students Who Face Educational Barriers

August 27, 2020

The English Learner Academy at Francisco Middle school is designed to level the playing field for newcomer students, who face many educational barriers. Through the English Learner Academy (EL Academy), English learners take theater and dance classes, play math games and write personal stories, cook and go on urban treks with Francisco teachers, arts providers, and Beacon program specialists, helping them to gain English proficiency and academic skills and bridge […]

Support One of San Francisco’s Oldest Non-Profits

A Virtual Taste of TEL HI 2020 130 Years of Service in San Francisco Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI) is hosting its annual fundraiser, A Virtual Taste of TEL HI, on Friday, September 18, 2020, at 6 PM to celebrate its 130th year anniversary! This year, guests who register in advance will have a […]

Summer Coding Bootcamp!

June 29, 2020

Running out of activities to keep your kiddo engaged this summer? Worried about summer learning loss? Hoping to use the time at home to build their critical thinking skills, nourish their creativity & develop a new skill?  Join Nitzia, Rebekah & Michael from TEL HI for our virtual Kids Code Bootcamp!  Kids Code Bootcamp will teach basic coding concepts to rising 4th-6th grade students in […]

Volunteer or Intern with a San Francisco community non-profit!

June 5, 2020

Help us support our diverse communities TEL HI has served the North Beach and Chinatown San Francisco communities since 1890. Through a variety of services geared towards all ages ranging from infants all the way up to seniors, we stay committed to our mission of enhancing the lives of people living in our community.   […]

From the Darkest Hour Shines the Brightest Light

June 1, 2020

There are two ways to perceive a challenge: to see it as a nuisance or to use it as an opportunity, and like many challenges, coronavirus took time to morph into the latter—to become an opportunity to learn, grow, and prove our adaptability in uncomfortable situations. Moreover, many of these challenges are new and issues […]

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