The Columbia Neighborhood Center (CNC) provides recreational, health, educational and social service programs through a special collaboration between the City, the Sunnyvale Elementary School District, Advanced Micro Devices and numerous community agencies. The center houses a gymnasium, fitness room, health and social services wing, and an on-site medical clinic.
Find out what's new or changing at the Columbia Neighborhood Center by reading the quarterly CNC Connection Newsletter:
MayView Community Health Center
Provides physical exams, sick visits, prenatal care and vaccinations. Call 408-746-0455.
Low-cost immunizations for adults and children
Fridays , 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 to 3:30 p.m. (walk-ins).
Second Harvest Food Bank operates on the fourth Wednesday of the month at CNC as a food distribution program for families that meet income requirements and have at least one child under 18 years old living at home. Registration is required.
To register, call 408-730-7800.
Saturdays (first of each month), 10 a.m. to noon: Volunteer attorneys from the South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of Northern California provide free, 20 to 30 minute legal consultations. This is a first-come, first-served drop-in program.
Get help with free groceries, one-time financial aid and other public benefits. Offered by Sunnyvale Community Services for low-income families and seniors. Drop in Wednesdays, 1 to 5 p.m. or call 408-738-4321.
The nonprofit organization Friends For Youth matches trained adult mentors with youth in need of role models. Adult and youth participants must be willing to commit three to four hours each week to participate in various activities together for a one-year period. To enroll, call 650-482-2867.
Located in the CNC lobby, the lending cart offers a bilingual (English and Spanish) selection of books for children ages 2 to 13 that can be checked out without a lending time limit (no Sunnyvale Public Library card required).
Free English Language Development Class, provided by Vision Literacy
Tuesdays, 7 to 9 p.m. at Columbia Middle School Library. Adults can practice listening, speaking, reading and writing English in small groups with trained volunteers.