AbilityFirst Claremont Center
480 South Indian Hill Boulevard, Claremont
Offers an after-school children’s programs and a Recreation and Leisure Program for children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and epilepsy. The center features an activity room, computer lab, an indoor heated swimming pool, an outdoor play area and a specialized learning lab that is ideal for students with autism and other communicative disorders. The after school program is Mon – Fri for ages 5-22. Vendored through Inland Regional Center. The Recreation and Leisure Program is for ages 18 and up with a few for each event.
Boys and Girls Club
Locations in Beaumont, Redlands, San Bernardino, Fontana, Pomona Valley, Lake Elsinore, Murrieta, Temecula
Provides after school care with a focus on academic success, character development, and healthy lifestyles. After school care provided at a 20:1 ratio, but most locations open to taking children with autism who can succeed in that ratio.
Casa Colina Outdoor Adventure Program & After School Program
255 East Bonita Avenue, Pomona
(909) 596-7733 or 1(800)926-5462 firstname.lastname@example.org
Program focuses on empowering people with disabilities by creating opportunities for challenging and exciting experiences in the out-of-doors where they can further develop self-confidence, social skills, friendships, and enhance physical skills – all while receiving therapy. Has an after school component for children ages 6 to 12. The After School Activity Program (A.S.A.P.) to develop self- confidence, social skills, friendships and enhance physical skills while enjoying therapeutic activities. Sessions are eight weeks in duration, cost $425 for the program, and are held afternoons from 3-5pm. Pre-program assessment required.
Easter Seals Child Development Center
531 West 8th Street, Upland, (909) 981-4668
2999 S. Haven Ave., Ontario, (909) 923-3352
Services children from birth to five years of age. The centers provide comprehensive services including family supports through parent workshops, training services, disability services and individual consultation. The Centers also serve pregnant women and provide home-based early childhood education services. The centers provide full-day, year-round care to parents working or going to school.
280 Teller St, #170, Corona
Offers childcare by the hour for ages 2-12 years. Children can enjoy art, games, indoor climbing structure, music, stories and more. Can provide services for special needs children, however not staffed for children that need 1:1 supervision.
The Neel Center
An after school, leadership, fine arts and tutorial program for ages 11 and older in the High Desert. Offers Homework Labs, Fine Arts Classes, clubs on cooking, poetry, photography and fitness. Offers special projects, an informal social etiquette class and more.
Pomona Unified School District Child Development Resource & Referral
(909) 397-4740 ext 2 or (800) 822-5777
For cities west of the 15 freeway in San Bernardino County, Maintains an up-to-date computer listing of licensed child care facilities in the county.
Riverside County Office of Education’s Resource and Referral Unit
1 (800) 442-4927
Maintains an up-to-date computer listing of more than 1,800 licensed child care facilities in the county. Staff can focus a search based on location or particular needs of the child.
San Bernardino County Childcare Resource Center
Referral Program San Bernardino area (909) 890-0018 or Victorville area (760) 245-0770.
A listing of resources as well as licensed providers in your area that accept children with ASD. Parents can select the most appropriate child care for his/her needs.
San Bernardino Parks, Recreation, and Community Service Dept.
Center For Individual Development (C.I.D.)
8088 Palm Lane San Bernardino
This program is an after-school recreation program designed for children, teens and young adults with and without disabilities, ages 3 years and up. A variety of activities are offered including but not limited to: crafts, games, sports, cooking, community outings and special events! Through the use of recreation and leisure the participants are able to strengthen their social skills with their peers, adults and the public. Through their participation in these activities they increase their creativity, self-esteem, team building skills, and leadership skills, which in turn helps them improve their overall quality of life. M-F 2pm-5pm. Summer School in June hours 11am-5pm. Cost is approx. $54 for semester.
13013 Cherokee Rd, Etiwanda
Daycare, playgroups for children 18 mos to 12 yrs with Autism and/or ADD/ADHD. Offers weekend hours, overnight care, tutoring, help with potty training and more.