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Columbia Neighborhood Center

The Columbia Neighborhood Center (CNC) provides recreational, health, educational and social service programs. This is achieved 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.

Columbia Neighborhood Center Services at a Glance - full printable schedule in English and Spanish

Health Services

MayView Community Health Center
Provides physical exams, sick visits, prenatal care and vaccinations. Rates based on insurance and a sliding scale according to income. Call 650-327-8717.

Low-cost immunizations for adults and children

Social Services

Food Giveaway Program

Second Harvest Food Bank operates on the fourth Wednesday of the month, 3:20 to 4:30 p.m. at CNC as a contactless drive-through food distribution program for anyone who needs food. Register on-site the day of the program.

Income Guidelines

Questions? Call 408-730-7800.

Public Benefits Help

Get help with free groceries, one-time financial aid and other public benefits. Offered by Sunnyvale Community Services for low-income families and seniors. Call 408-738-4321.

Relationship Support Group for Women

Mondays, 6 to 8 p.m. at Columbia Middle School, Room 4. Child care available. Learn the signs of abusive relationships and receive support in a community experiencing similar issues.

Youth Mentoring

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.


Adult English Classes

Free English as a Second Language, provided by Fremont Adult and Continuing Education
Call 408-522-2700 for virtual class enrollment and schedule. Seven levels of classes to improve your English skills and build your confidence on the job, in school, and in the community.

Free English Language Development Class, provided by Vision Literacy
Call 408-676-7323 for updates and class availability. Adults can practice listening, speaking, reading and writing English in small groups with trained volunteers.

Recreation and Fitness

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2021