Childcare, Schools and Parenting Resources

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Child Care

Public Schools

All children are eligible for free elementary and secondary education provided by the local public school district in the city where you reside. For more information, contact the appropriate office for your city of residence:

Other Resources

  • The University Section Club, Foreign Student Committee at UC Berkeley helps international students, scholars, and their families during their initial adjustment and throughout their stay. They provide the following services:

    • The Centre offers spouses and children of visiting foreign students and scholars an introduction to the community and a friendly place to meet every Thursday during the academic year. The Centre is located at the University YWCA, 2600 Bancroft Way, Berkeley.
  • The Berkeley Parents Network is an excellent resource for many family-related matters including schools,  after-school care, daycare, classes and recreational activities for children.