Chino Valley TYKES Program

  • The TYKES (Training Young Kids for Early Success) Family Resource Center serves families with young children who live in Chino, Chino Hills, and South Ontario. The program is a collaborative among the Chino Valley Unified School District; the City of Chino; the Chino Valley Y; the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools; and First 5 San Bernardino. The program focuses on providing services that help families meet basic needs, improve family functioning, improve access to health and fitness services/education, and provides programs that promote family literacy and school readiness. 
    The TYKES Resource Center is located on the campus of the Chino Valley Adult School - 12970 Third Street in Chino. Families are welcome! If you have any questions or need assistance, please call TYKES at (909) 628-1201, extension 8960. Hablamos español. Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
     

    Background

    The original TYKES program was initially implemented in August 2001 with the grand opening of the TYKES Learning Center located on Riverside Drive. In July 2007, the program was renamed Chino Valley School Readiness TYKES program and relocated to a more convenient location on Central Avenue in the City of Chino. In 2010, the program relocated to the Chino Valley Adult School campus. The Chino Valley TYKES Program provides support to District families to ensure healthy developmental outcomes for children by: 
    1. Improving parental ability to access and coordinate needed services for their children
    2. Improving parental ability to meet the basic needs of the family
    3. Improving coping skills among parents to improve parenting behavior
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Services Offered

  • Creative Friday & Story Time
     
    Each month children and parents can enjoy participating in a free craft or Story Time at the TYKES Resource Center. Please call the Center to confirm dates and time.
     

    Access to Nutrition & Fitness Education

    Through a partnership with the Chino Valley, FREE nutrition and fitness educational classes are offered to promote healthy lifestyles. Classes are held once a week at the Community Building located in Chino.  
    • Fun & Fit is for parents with children, 18 months through 5 years of age, where they will experience games, art projects and exercise.
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    Case Management

    Friendly and bilingual case managers are available to help families connect to a number of community-based services and programs including child care, State Preschool, family counseling, food and clothing banks, medical care and much more!
     

    Computer/Internet Use for Children and Parents

    The internet capable computers are available to use Monday through Friday. This website contains links below for children games/puzzles and resources for parents/families.
     

    Early Childhood Library (Books and Educational Games)

    Our lending library is a collection of about 1,000 books that will inspire children to become young readers. The books and puzzles can be borrowed. Register with the program and you’ll receive a lending library identification card.
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