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Gum Moon Women's Residence provides transitional housing facilities for women in transition. In 1984 Gum Moon established a community outreach project known as the Asian Women's Resource Center (AWRC). The AWRC provides a wide range of services for low to moderate-income monolingual, and bilingual Asian immigrant women, men, youth, and children. The AWRC offers opportunities for cross-cultural experiences, self-improvement and leadership development which are open to all members of our community. Currently our services include:
 
  Transitional Housing
  Parent-Child Development Program
  Summer School for Children in Grades 1 - 6
  The Learning Place
  Children's Art Classes
  Informational and Referral Services
  Cultural, Social and Recreational Programs
 

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING  (go to top)
Gum Moon is a safe, affordable residence for women in transition (relocation, travel, etc.). A multilingual staff provides supportive advice and counseling to those in need. The staff encourages interaction and activities among the residents, creating a family atmosphere.

Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are not taken. Call for information regarding availability (415) 421-8827.

Prices, per person (effective March 1, 2017)
ROOM DAILY WEEKLY MONTHLY
Single $35.05 $141.75 $508.70
Single with a sink $35.50 $146.40 $527.50
Double $28.05 $116.95 $410.40
Double with a sink $29.85 $119.80 $425.10

 

PARENT-CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM  (go to top)
The Parent-Child Development Program provides structured pre-school activities for immigrant children (infant to four years old) to develop their motor, cognitive and social skills. Speech and mental health, assessment and treatment are provided on-site for the children. Parent support groups and educational workshops help immigrant parents develop effective parenting skills. Pre-registration is required. This program has two satellite centers in the Richmond and Sunset Communities, offering comprehensive family support services.
 
       

 

DATE DAYS TIMES FEE
8/21/2017 - 7/2018

Monday to Friday

(Classes are divided according to age)

AM Classes  

9:30-12:00 PM

PM Classes 

1:30-4:00 PM

Free

 

SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM  (go to top)
The Summer School provides academic tutorial and socialization for low to moderate income children (in grades 1 through 6) through daily classes, cultural outings, and recreational activities. The classes prepare children to excel and thrive during the school year. Summer School lasts approximately 8 weeks, there is a charge, and pre-registration is required.

 

At-risk youth participate in Summer School by being teachers' aides and attending youth leadership workshops.
 
DATE DAYS TIMES FEE
6/2018 -7/2018 Monday to Friday 9:30 - 4:30 PM  Program Fee (8 wks)
THE LEARNING PLACE (go to top)
The Learning Place tutoring after-School academic support for children Kindergarten to grade 6. Providing Parenting Education Workshop, Support Groups & Counseling Service. There are two cycles per school year: September through December, and January to June. Pre-registration is required.  (Parent need to activity participate in family-related workshop.)

 

DATE DAYS TIMES FEE
8/21/2017 - 12/21/2017 Monday to Friday 3:00 - 5:30 PM $30 each semester

 

CHILDREN'S ART CLASSES
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Aim to cultivate children's (5 - 13 years old) interests and appreciation of fine art using Western and Chinese media.
 
DATE DAYS TIMES FEE
10/14/2017 -12/9/2017

(no classes on 11/25/2017)

 

Saturday

Group A
1:15 - 3:00 PM or

 

Group B
3:15 - 5:00 PM or

 

Group C

10:15 -12:00 Noon

 

$90 (8 sessions)

(Materials not included)

 

PIANO CLASSES
Aim to inspire the children's (5 years old and up) musical talent; individual instruction, Pre-registration is required.  ($33 for 45 minutes)


INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES  (go to top)
Many newcomers to the Chinatown community are in need of vital services but do not know how or where to obtain them. The AWRC provides assistance by directing people to the appropriate agencies to meet their needs.

CULTURAL, SOCIAL AND RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS  (go to top)
The AWRC promotes knowledge of Asian culture and heritage, and encourages individuals to develop their artistic abilities. The program includes Piano instruction for children. Call 415-788-1008 for information.

 

 

 
   

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