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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Our Supporters are the Best!

Thank you for your unwavering support! If you love the work that CHC does, help us reach more kids and families by giving us a review on Great Nonprofits. Your reviews help potential partners and donors find us have confidence in our expertise, and can help us win a prestigious Top-Rated Award for 2014. Vote now with your review.

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Bloomingdale’s Grand Opening at Stanford Benefits Charities

Over the years, Bloomingdale’s has been a staunch supporter of CHC by donating funds to our school art programs. October 10th Bloomingdale’s is opening a new store in Stanford Shopping Center and as part of the celebration they are donating back to community charities including CHC. Read more ›

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Autism Specialist Dr. Nicole Hess Joins The Center Staff

The Center at CHC is pleased to welcome child psychologist Dr. Nicole Hess to The Center staff. Dr. Hess specializes in assessing and diagnosing autism and spent several years working with early intervention and therapy for children aged 0-3. She believes in working with children’s strengths to support their areas of need, and she helps parents understand autism so they can be strong advocates for their children. Dr. Hess is married, has a young daughter, and enjoys running, reading, and music. She tells us she is a long-time fan of Pearl Jam. Welcome Dr. Nicole Hess!

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A Letter from the Executive Director

Dear Friends of CHC:

It’s been a very exciting summer at CHC. We’ve completed a major construction project that includes a spectacular outdoor playground, new state of the art classrooms, outdoor learning environments, updated lobby, signage and new paint. We are also continuing our commitment to providing more access to more kids and families who need our services. Read more ›

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The Early Support Program for Autism (ESPA)

The Early Support Program for Autism is The Center’s joint program with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford providing free support, training and resources to families who’ve just received a diagnosis of Autism. Read more ›

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CHC Moorpark is Open!

We are proud to announce that The Community Clinic has opened an office in San Jose in order to provide high quality, behavioral health services to even more families. CHC @ Moorpark is close to four major bus lines and next to many of our referring partners. To top it off, with an increased contract this year, we’ll serve even more children and families – in both English and Spanish. Cost, language and location are no longer barriers for our families in Santa Clara. We’re hiring top bilingual talent, too.

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The New Playground Is In!

CHC’s brand new playground is fully installed and being put to the test by our EBC students. The engaging outdoor environment is situated on a bed of wood chips and allows students to climb, swing, spin, hang, jump and clamber. The vertical climbing tower is the first of its kind in northern California and is really quite impressive. The play area is complete with a huge sand box, basketball hoops, a ball wall and 19,000 square feet of artificial turf.

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Teacher Education Season is Here!

Because we want to give back to the community and share the wealth of knowledge we’ve gathered over 60 years, this year CHC is hosting a series of sessions to help teachers learn the signs of ADHD, LD, Anxiety & Depression and Autism. Sessions will provide practical classroom techniques and strategies that really work to help kids be more successful. Read more ›

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Parent Education Classes at CHC are Underway

The first class began October 1 and classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 pm and are led by our expert CHC staff. As always, classes are free. Based on feedback from last year’s participants, we are including a new series this year called Positive Parenting. Read more ›

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