Countdown to the Holidays


Countdown to the Holidays

The countdown to the holidays has begun, and we could use your help to make the season bright for the children and families we serve. We want to thank everyone who has supported our clients each holiday season and invite all of you to join us in making this holiday season magical for our children. Here are some ways that … Read More

Your California Nonprofit of the Year!


Nonprofit of the Year Award

Dear Friends & Supporters,It is with great pleasure that I humbly announce that BACN has been selected as California’s Nonprofit of the Year for District 7. We were nominated by Senator Glazer for the award after his team visited the Nursery to see our mission in action. The past two years have been trying, tiring, and so gratifying. We stepped … Read More

The Most Humbling Year of My Life


COVID-19 Pandemic

In my 25 years of working with children and families, there are moments that will always humble me. A mother reaching out for someone to give her child a warm bed and a hot meal when she cannot—humbling. A social worker calling because a single mother was in a car accident and will need to be hospitalized. It is either … Read More

It’s the most wonderful time of the year,
because of you!

Tessa RigdonNursery Services

Holiday Toy and Food Drive

During the holidays, BACN is usually bustling and brimming with merry donors and volunteer elves who wrap gifts and pack holiday food bags for Nursery families. The pandemic prevented us from welcoming donors and volunteers through our doors this year, but your kindness and holiday spirit was felt with each and every generous donation and uplifting note.  “We decided that … Read More

Now Offering Free Emergency Childcare

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Free Emergency Childcare Services

The Bay Area Crisis Nursery (BACN) is excited to announce that we are expanding our services to include emergency childcare services from 7am – 7pm daily. Families in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area will have access to 30 days of free childcare in a 6-month period. Our services are free, confidential, and voluntary.  “Free emergency daycare will be critical … Read More

Nursery Services

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Nursery Playroom

In uncertain times, struggling families can count on the Nursery. Right now, too many families are struggling-in-place. Schools and daycare centers are closed, jobs are in peril, and the daily anxiety of an uncertain future weighs heavy. When we’ve stayed home more days than we can count, what can we count on? The Nursery!  Anytime, day or night, families can … Read More



Food & Diaper Pantry

Dear Friends of the Nursery, The Nursery is experiencing an increased demand for basic necessities like non-perishable food, formula, baby wipes, and diapers. This is a challenging time for our families and we anticipate the need to grow. Together, we can give hundreds of families one less thing to worry about during this crisis. Here are ways you can help … Read More

Keeping Our Nursery Safe



To our Community of Clients and Supporters, The news surrounding COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) continues to concern all of us. First and foremost is our interest around maintaining the health, safety, and wellbeing of our children, families, staff, and volunteers while continuing to serve such a vulnerable population of children birth through age 5. We will be taking the following precautionary … Read More

Donate a HUG this #GivingTuesday


Donate a HUG this #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday is Dec 3, 2019, donate to BACN and support our HUG (Help Us Grow) monthly giving campaign! Our dedication to babies and young children is unwavering. We will keep our warm and welcoming doors open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Children will always have a good meal, a comfy bed, and a loving caregiver—hugs are … Read More