Have you heard the news? CHAC is officially moving this summer! Our soon-to-be new home, located at 590 West El Camino Real in Mountain View, will more than double our usable square footage from 3,408 sq ft to 7,330 sq ft. According to a 2008 study conducted by Hawley Peterson & Snyder Architects, this expansion [...]
Our next Positive Discipline class for parents of tweens and teens starts February 13, 2013! Register now!
Are you having challenges with your teen? Come to our class to learn concrete, new ways to be with your child that will improve your relationship.
In Positive Discipline classes, parents and caregivers learn how to:
change your stance with your teen [...]
Congratulations to Cole Hamlin, a long-time member of CHAC’s Board of Directors, for being honored as Volunteer of the Year at the Chamber of Commerce Mountain View’s 18th Annual Celebration of Leader’s Awards. Each year, this event recognizes exceptional volunteer contributions and service to the Mountain View Community.
Cole has served as a volunteer member of CHAC’s [...]
While Kindergarten used to be all about developing social skills, these days it’s become more about learning to read and preparing children for academic success in the first grade. When CHAC Village Team Leader Kathy Krueger, M.A., LMFT, started at Castro Elementary 10 years ago, she noticed that the Kindergarten teachers were overwhelmed with their [...]
Each year CHAC receives generous support from the Mountain View Voice Holiday Fund which raises donations from the community in support of local nonprofit organizations. Recently the Mountain View Voice published an article to spread awareness about CHAC as one of the agencies supported by the Holiday Fund.
The article in the Voice features CHAC’s upcoming move to [...]
The Sunnyvale Sun recently published an article about a report we received from the Sunnyvale School District that shows significant improvement in student behavior during the 2011-12 school year. Suspensions and expulsions have dropped 66% and disciplinary referrals are down 78% following the first year of CHAC’s services in the Sunnyvale School District.
The report in [...]
We recently spoke with one of the teen parents in our Blossom Project about how the program has helped her finish high school, and plan a successful future by becoming the first person in her family to go to college.
Hi, Julia. Thank you for taking the time to talk to us about CHAC’s Blossom Project. Blossom focuses on [...]
[ September 8, 2012 9:00 am to September 9, 2012 6:00 pm. ] CHAC has once again been invited to manage the parking lots at this year’s Mountain View Art & Wine Festival on Sept. 8 and 9. We collect a $5.00 parking fee per car making this a great fundraiser for CHAC. In previous years we’ve made more than $7,000! We need 100 volunteers working 3-hour shifts to make [...]
CHAC has recently partnered with 360 Payment Solutions, a Bay Area-based credit card processor, because they are giving back a portion of their monthly income to nonprofit organizations like us! If your business accepts credit cards and switches to 360 Payment Solutions, who will meet or beat any business’s current credit card arrangement, CHAC will [...]
Ever wonder how CHAC is able to provide services to more than 11,000 people each year? In the article below, Executive Assistant Sally Schuman offers an inside look at CHAC’s popular internship program and it’s wonderful clinical supervisors.
If CHAC is a tree, it’s one with deep roots, a strong trunk, and many branches bearing wonderful [...]