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Now Accepting Students!

The St Mark’s Harmony Center in Orinda is the newest after-school program for youth and young adults with developmental disabilities!

Open from 3:30 - 6:30pm Monday through Friday in partnership with the Regional Center of the East Bay, we are excited to offer low-cost programming created to help each individual develop computer, social and life skills!

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Everyone Deserves Harmony

We offer after school care that includes life skills and enrichment such as gardening, cooking, music, art, socialization, meditation and more.

ABOUT US

We are a care facility which works to provide youth and young adults with developmental disabilities with assistance in achieving their highest level of independence and self-sufficiency.

Our program is designed to have a 1 teacher to 4 student ratios in order to provide students support and flexibility to be successful in the program.

HOURS

We offer care from 3:30 - 6:30pm Monday through Friday.

KEY OFFERINGS

The Harmony Center program has been created to provide help with life skills such as cooking, gardening, computer skills, and social skills. We also offer instruction in self-care, mindfulness meditation and spiritual practices. Enrichment will be fostered through music and art. The purpose of the Harmony Center is to provide advocacy and capability building based on belief in the human spirit and community.

To keep costs low, we work with
the Regional Center of the East Bay
as a vendor for daycare.

MISSION STATEMENT

The goal of the Harmony Center is to serve as an enriching environment for students to make friends and work on important life skills. We work to offer students ways to learn and develop their independent living skills, social skills, and self-care practices. We do all of this with a specific focus on art and music enrichment, as well as, meditation, mindfulness, and gardening in order teach the importance of being independent, as well as, caring for their mental and emotional well-being.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

To be admitted, the student must:

  1. Be an individual with a developmental disability.

  2. Be between 12 years and 21 years old.

  3. Be able to benefit from the program services.

  4. Be able to function within the established 1:4 staff to student ratio.

  5. Please refer to list of conditions we can/cannot accommodate under Medical Needs and Conditions in handbook (Download Here)

  6. Have the necessary funding to cover the program expense through Regional Center of the East Bay and/or private pay.

  7. Not exhibit behavior(s) dangerous to her/him or others.

  8. Complete and return the Admission Agreement inside the Handbook and the Intake Packet.

 

Ready to Sign Up or Want More Information?

Please complete the form below and our staff will be in touch with you as soon as possible!

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CONTACT US

925-254-5965

harmonycenterUMC@gmail.com

FACILITY LICENSE

#073408261

LOCATION

We are located at St Mark's United Methodist Church at
451 Moraga Way, Orinda, CA 94563