Parenting/Pregnancy Resource

There are 70 programs in the Parenting/Pregnancy Resource Category.

Aspiranet (Foster care/Adoption/Transitional housing)
Eligibility: To become a Foster Parent you must be at least 21 years of age or older. To be eligible for the transition age housing you must be at least 18 and emancipated from foster care.
Fees: None

Aspiranet is a non-profit agency providing foster care and adoption services. Aspiranet foster and adoption programs work to connect children, youth, and young adults to safe, caring relationships that can last a lifetime. Aspiranet offers a unique breadth and depth of services for children and youth from birth through adulthood. They take a proactive, responsive and forward-thinking approach to the growing needs of the communities they serve.Please call or visit website for more information. ...

California Conservation Corps (CCC) (Delta Center)
Eligibility: Applicants must be ages 18 to 25*, with no conviction for a violent crime and cannot be on formal probation or parole. Applicants must make a one-year commitment and be able to pass a physical and dru...
Fees: None

California Conservation Corps (CCC) offers employment in the parks and forests of California in exchange for minimum wage. They offer a wide range of skills from firefighting training to culinary. Applicants will have an opportunity to earn a high school diploma if they don't already have one. Graduates of this program are eligible for academic scholarships. A teen pregnancy and gang prevention program is available. In addition, homework assistance and job skills training is offered. CCC offe...

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton (Counseling Services)
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: None

Family Counseling: The Family Counseling Services Program provides linguistically and culturally responsive mental health treatment intervention and education to under-served and diverse populations in our communities. Catholic Charities is committed to offering family wellness services that are professional, accessible, low-cost, short-term out-patient counseling to under-served populations.Parenting Education: This program provides parenting education and develops parenting skills for high ris...

Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County (CAPC)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents.
Fees: Vary by program.

Child Abuse Prevention Council protects children and strengthens families through awareness and outcome driven programs delivered with compassion.24-Hour Advice Line offers parenting advice, answers to questions on child abuse and/or prevention, and provides referrals to community resources 24-hours per day, 365 days per year. Please call (209) 464-4524.Childcare and Education Crisis/Respite Childcare - Short Term ChildcareCenter-based, crisis/respite childcare for families at risk of child abus...

Community Hospice (Hospice, Grief and Bereavment Support)
Eligibility: Pre-registration requested.
Fees: None

Grief Counseling offers the following support groups:Individual and Group SupportT.A.G. Support (Teen): for ages 13 to 17 years S.O.S. (Survivors of Suicide Support)Bereaved Parent SupportLoss of a spouseGeneral Grief: loss of significant other, friend, family member other than spouseThe H.U.G. Program (Hanging Up Grief): children 7 to 9 years old and 10 to 12 years old (2 groups) Grief Education and Support (Grief Education Information Overview)Infant Loss Group and Individual Support Pet Lo...

Council for Quality Education and Care of Children (CQECC)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The mission of the council is to develop a comprehensive plan that promotes the development of quality child care in San Joaquin County through community education, collaboration and advocacy.It is the vision of CQECC to ensure: High quality child care is affordable and accessible to children of all ages.Parents have the information and skills needed to make sound choices and decisions about their child's education and care while they work or attend school.Community members work together to acco...

Delta Health Care
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: Vary

Delta Health Care and Management Services Corporation is a private non-profit community based organization dedicated to providing health, nutrition, wellness, breastfeeding, and health education outreach services to underserved families, women, adolescents, children and individuals in San Joaquin County.School-Based Health Programs: Delta Health Care operates school-based health centers at Stagg and Edison High Schools. Services for students enrolled on these campuses include Medical Care, Spo...

Delta Health Care (Edison Health Center)
Eligibility: Must be a student enrolled at Edison High School.
Fees: None

Edison Health Center is a comprehensive medical facility located on the Edison High School campus. Medical care, sports physicals, mental health counseling, substance abuse counseling, anger management counseling, dental care, crisis intervention, support services, case management, health education, and a variety of other services are available at no charge to students.

Delta Health Care (Stagg Healthy Start Center)
Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in Stagg High School, the Public Safety Academy (PSA), or the Pacific Law Academy (PLA) to receive services.
Fees: None

Stagg Healthy Start Center is a comprehensive medical facility located on the Stagg High School campus. Services include medical care, sports physicals, first aid, vision and hearing tests, dental care, mental health services, crisis intervention, trauma counseling, substance use prevention, family planning referrals, sports physicals, conflict mediation, and health education. In addition, support groups for anger management, depression, coping skills, substance use, smoking cessation, and life...

Delta Health Care (WIC (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program))
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: None

Delta Health Care’s WIC (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program) continues to be a leader in the provision of WIC Nutrition Services in San Joaquin County, including: enrollment, food instrument distribution, nutrition and breastfeeding education & support, offer community referrals, and creation of nutritional care plans for WIC eligible participants at four sites located in Stockton and Lodi. Please call Stockton: (209) 444-8600 or Lodi: (209) 370-6850, for more informa...

Directions Medical Clinic (Lodi Clinic)
Eligibility: Pregnant women.
Fees: None

Directions Medical Clinic is a life-affirming licensed medical clinic that provides pregnancy testing, nurse consultations, and obstetrical ultrasound. The Center offers education about parenting, abortion, adoption, contraception, and sexual health. A parenting program providing parenting support and baby care items is offered. Post abortion healing classes are also offered here. The clinic does not provide or refer for abortion or contraception services.

Directions Medical Clinic (Stockton Clinic)
Eligibility: Call for details.
Fees: None

They are a free medical clinic offering pregnancy testing, limited ultrasounds and options for education. All patients services and contact are kept confidential. Medical services are provided by licensed physicians and nurses.The Directions Medical Clinic does not perform abortions or provide referrals for abortions.

Doctors Hospital of Manteca (Growing Expectations)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

Growing Expectations program is a hospital based childbirth preparation class and a breastfeeding class that is offered to the community.Please call (209) 239-8322 or (209) 521-2229, to inquire about upcoming classes and to register. They also have breastfeeding consultations available by appointment for all lactating women. Call (209) 239-8387 for an appointment with a Lactation Consultant. They also offer Maternity Tours. The tours are free. For the Spanish speaking, they offer a tour on the...

EA Family Services
Eligibility: Foster parents must meet Resource Family Application requirements as mandated by State licensing. A full background and fingerprint process is completed on each applicant and must clear in order to b...
Fees: None

EA Family Services offers foster care to those in need of foster care placements, as well as training for those who qualify to become foster parents. They offer a wide array of support systems for foster families and children in placement. Their agency provides transportation services for clients; i.e. visitation, court, counseling, camp. They also offer Transitional Housing Program for those clients 18 to 21 years of age. This is a great opportunity to help encourage and gain independent livin...

El Concilio (CalWORKs Helping to Enhance Parent's Potential (CalHEPP))
Eligibility: Must be a CalWORKs participant or CalWORKs sanctioned with children 0 to 5 years of age.
Fees: None

CalWORKs Helping to Enhance Parent's Potential (CalHEPP) provides an in-home service to enhance and strengthen parents’ job readiness and financial management skills ultimately leading toward self-sufficiency. It includes Raising-A-Reader family literacy program, child developmental screenings, health insurance screenings, and nutrition education. Services provided by Parent Coaches.

Family Resource and Referral Center
Eligibility: Residents of San Joaquin County.
Fees: Sliding scale for subsized child care.

Family Resource and Referral Center is a non-profit, child care resource and referral organization providing direct services, information, training and advocacy to enhance child care and family well being in San Joaquin County. Services include:Child care assistanceChild care referrals First 5 ProgramsPreschool ProgramInformation and training for individuals interested in becoming licensed family child care providersWorkshops and trainings are available on a range of topicsResource Lending Libr...

Family Resource and Referral Center (2-1-1 San Joaquin )
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Provides 24 hours a day, seven days a week, information and referral service for San Joaquin County. Call Specialists provide individuals with community resources to meet health and human service needs.

Family Resource and Referral Center (FamilyWORKs)
Eligibility: CalWORKs recipients with children 3 years of age or younger
Fees: None

Provides an in-home program that matches families with trained professionals who make personal home visits. Includes Raising A Reader family literacy program, child developmental screenings, and health insurance screenings. Services provided by Parent Coaches. Uses Parent as Teacher (PAT) curriculum.The program includes:-Preparation for children success in school-Parents support group meetings and community resources-Jobs searching toolsParticipants may be eligible for up to $500 in financial su...

Family Resource and Referral Center (First 5 Programs)
Eligibility: Families with children 0 to 5 years of age, residing in San Joaquin County. For Oral Health program, SJ TEETH provides services to children to those birth to 20 years of age.
Fees: None

Family Resource and Referral Center, First 5 Programs provide early childhood development programs, school readiness, and referrals based on the child's needs. Services include:Developmental screening and appropriate referrals and follow-upHome visitation services for school readiness to familiesTraining/coaching for IMPACT licensed child care providers

Family Resource and Referral Center (Help Me Grow Call Center)
Eligibility: Families with children ages birth to 5 years living in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

Help Me Grow Call Center provides developmental and social-emotional screenings of children ages birth to 5 years, referrals based on the child's needs and follow up. Uses Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ), a nationally-recognized model. Services provided by a Community Resource Specialist.

Family Resource and Referral Center (Home Visitation Initiative)
Eligibility: Families with children ages birth to 5 years. Families must reside within zip codes 95632, 95220, 95236, 95237, 95240, 95366, 95212, 95215, or 95686.
Fees: None

Home Visitation Initiative provides home visitation services for school readiness to families of children birth to 5 years. Includes Parents As Teachers (PAT) curriculum, Raising A Reader family literacy program, child developmental screenings, and health insurance screenings. Services provided by Parent Educators.

Family Resource and Referral Center (Parent Voices)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Parent Voices is a parent-led advocate program working to make child care affordable and accessible to all families. San Joaquin County is one of many chapters in California.

Family Resource and Referral Center (Resource and Referral Programs)
Eligibility: Residents of San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

FRRC Resource and Referral Programs provide free workshops and trainings, library books/videos and activity curriculum kits, community resources, and various other services to parents and providers. They also provide child care referrals to licensed child care providers for parents throughout San Joaquin County.

Family Resource Network (FRN)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Family Resource Network (FRN) provides information, referrals and supportive services to families raising children with special needs, as well as to professionals and college students. FRN does not diagnose disabilities and special needs. Some of the services include parent-to-parent support, and referrals to community agencies that serve people with disabilities.FRN has an extensive lending library. Resources include topics of interest for parents of special needs children and professionals ...

Healthy Beginnings
Eligibility: Low-income females residing in San Joaquin County.
Fees: Medi-Cal and Medi-Care pending and private insurance accepted. Payment plans based on ability to pay. Payment for services & sliding scale fee. San Joaquin General Hospital and the San Joaquin Coun...

Healthy Beginnings provides pregnancy counseling and prenatal care to low-income women living in San Joaquin County. Classes and workshops are also available to teach infant CPR, general care of an infant, childbirth and parenting. Family planning counseling, emergency contraception and health maintenance of female reproductive organs are also provided. Healthy Beginnings accepts former and current alcohol and drug users. It refers high-risk patients to San Joaquin General Hospital. Three conven...

La Leche League
Eligibility: Women who are pregnant or have infants.
Fees: None for attending meetings or requesting information.

La Leche League provides information, counseling and a support group for mothers who wish to breastfeed their infants. Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at the Central United Methodist Church, Fireside Room, 3700 Pacific Avenue, Stockton California. Please call a leader for meeting locations. A manual entitled “The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding” is also available, as are baby slings and other breastfeeding and parenting books.

Lilliput Families (Formerly Lilliput Children's Services)
Eligibility: Foster/adoptive parents must be 18 years old, in good health, have adequate income to meet their family’s needs, have sufficient bed space and pass criminal and child abuse background check.
Fees: None

Lilliput Children's Services is licensed by the State of California as a foster family and adoption agency to provide permanent and adoptive homes to children in California’s foster care system. Lilliput partners with surrounding counties to recruit, train and certify foster/adoptive families.

Lodi Memorial Hospital
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

Lodi Memorial Hospital provides inpatient, outpatient and community services. Outpatient services include 24-hour emergency care, urgent care, adult-day care, pharmacy, laboratory, physical therapy, out-patient surgery, prenatal clinic, pediatric clinic, family practice clinic and occupational health clinic. Inpatient services include surgery, maternity, ICU, acute-physical rehabilitation and acute care.

Lodi Unified School District (New Horizons Parent Education for Pregnant and Parenting Minors)
Eligibility: Pregnant and/or parenting teens in the Lodi Unified School District who are attending school full-time. On-site parenting lab for children up to the age of 3 years old. Students may attend Plaza Robl...
Fees: None

New Horizons Parent Education for Pregnant and Parenting Minors offers a program for its pregnant and parenting students. They offer prenatal, childbirth and parenting classes, as well as extensive community input. Students attend regular classes at Plaza Robles or any other Lodi Unified School. They participate in the parent education class and the parenting lab portion of the program. Independent school students attend the parent education class and may have hours arranged in the lab. Chi...

Macaroni Kid Stockton
Eligibility: Families with children and teens residing in Stockton, CA.
Fees: None

Macaroni Kid Stockton is a website published by a local mom that is dedicated to delivering the scoop on all the family-friendly events and activities happening in the community each week. Most activities listed are free or low-cost. A free weekly e-newsletter is sent to all subscribers with a highlight of upcoming events and articles on parenting topics.

Mary Graham Children's Shelter (Walter Britten Visitation Center)
Eligibility: Must have an open Children Services Bureau (CPS) case.
Fees: None

Walter Britten Visitation Center offers supervised visitation for non-custodial parents and their children. Visits can be arranged for evenings or weekends to accommodate parent work schedules. Visits will be one to two hours in duration. Visiting sites are child-friendly rooms or outdoor areas that have toys, books and games.

Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: Total cost is exactly 1.5% of adjusted annual household income after income deductions.

Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP) offers low-cost health coverage for mid-income pregnant women. It has been designed for middle income families without health insurance and whose income is too high for no-cost Medi-Cal. MCAP is also available to those who have health insurance if their deductible or co-payment for maternity services is more than $500. If you qualify for MCAP, your baby is automatically eligible for enrollment in the MCAP Infant Program unless your infant is enrolled in employer-s...

MedMark Treatment Centers Stockton
Eligibility: 18 years of age or older, opioids are primary drug of choice, addicted to opioids for at least 12 months**There are exceptions, please call to speak with a counselor.
Fees: The philosophy of MedMark Treatment Centers is to promote a higher quality of life by providing cost-effective treatment alternatives to individuals who suffer from the disease of addiction.

MedMark Treatment Centers Stockton has been providing outpatient addiction treatment services, helping individuals who are dependent on opioids since 2005. Their treatment team provides supervised medication assisted treatment with the use of Methadone to assist in the patient’s recovery process.Their treatment team includes a medical director, program director, clinical supervisor, nurses and trained counselors who work with each patient to create an individualized treatment plan based on ...

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers. MOPS International exists to meet the needs of every urban, suburban, rural, stay-at-home and working, teen, single and married mom - moms with different lifestyles who all share a similar desire to be the very best moms they can be! MOPS recognizes that the years from infancy through kindergarten are foundational in a mother-child relationship and are filled with unique needs.MOPS helps moms through relationships established in the context of local grou...

Parents by Choice (Foster Family Agency)
Eligibility: Prospective foster parents must be at least 18 years of age, with a clean criminal history and the ability to complete the training process. Please contact the agency for more details.
Fees: None

Parents by Choice (PbC) Foster Family Agency offers recruitment, certification, and training to foster parents. They provide a wide-range of services dedicated to supporting foster families and at-risk youth in our communities. This agency was started in 2006 by Tony Yadon, a social worker with experience in California’s foster care system. If you would like to become a part of the Parents by Choice team, as a foster parent, volunteer or staff member, please contact them.

Parents by Choice (Positive Parenting Program)
Eligibility: None. This program is free and available to all families in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

Positive Parenting Program offers FREE parenting groups designed to reduce stress and improve the atmosphere of the home. In this program, small groups of 6 to 10 people meet each week for six weeks. Through these groups, skills and techniques will be taught to build on the knowledge the parent already has. A workbook, dinner and child care is offered at no-cost. The Positive Parenting Program is recommended for parents, grandparents, step-parents, foster parents or guardians. They offer pare...

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Eligibility: Individuals with limited financial resources.
Fees: Low to no-cost.

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte provides confidential and low-cost services. Medi-Cal welcome. Day, evening and Saturday hours are offered.Family Planning information and education, medical services including pregnancy testing, birth control exams, routine medical exams, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, abortion services, AIDS testing and counseling, breast and testicular exams and prenatal care are provided. Educational presentations are offered to the community. These ...

Postpartum Support International
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

PSI is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in every country worldwide.It is the vision of PSI that every woman and family worldwide will have access to information, social support, and informed professional care to deal with mental health issues related to childbearing. PSI promotes this vision through advocacy and collaboration, and by educating and training the professional community and the p...

Pregnancy Help Center of Manteca
Eligibility: Pregnant individuals with one form of the following identification: California Driver's License, School Identification Card, Immigration Card or California Identification Card.
Fees: None

Manteca Pregnancy Help Center offers free counseling, pregnancy testing, post-abortion counseling, referrals to other agencies, maternity and infant clothing, baby equipment, diapers, prenatal vitamins and formula to pregnant women who are in need. Services are available until infant reaches 12 months of age. Earn-While-You-Learn parenting classes are available. In addition, mentoring and counseling services for young men are offered.

Pregnancy Resource Center of Tracy
Eligibility: Pregnant women and families who need these services.
Fees: None

Pregnancy Resource Center of Tracy provides support to expectant mothers and their families by offering referrals to community agencies for needed services and prenatal care. Teen and first time moms childbirth and parenting classes are provided to better understand the development and basic needs of babies.Services Provided:Free pregnancy tests (Accurate, quality tests are used)Information on Pregnancy Abortion alternativesPost-abortion support servicesMaternity clothingInfant clothing and su...

ROP-California Foster Families
Eligibility: Please call for more information.
Fees: None

ROP-California Foster Families is a private non-profit foster family agency licensed by the State of California to recruit, train and provide extensive services to foster/resource family homes. Their goal is provide safe, ethical and loving homes for foster youth ages infant to 17 years. The agency provides 24-hours per day, 7 days per week emergency support along with weekly home visits by a Master degree level social worker. In-home training for families is offered and reimbursement is give...

Safe Surrender Baby Program
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Safe Surrender Baby Program provides an option for a parent to surrender a baby who might otherwise abandon their baby in an unsafe place. The Safely Surrendered Baby Law establishes a procedure for the voluntary surrender of a baby within 72 hours of birth. Under this law, parent(s) can safely surrender their baby and be protected from prosecution for child abandonment. It does not require that names be given and allows the parent(s) at least 14 days to reclaim the baby. For Safe Surrender ...

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services provides the following services: paternity testing, establishment of child support orders, child support modifications and the collection and distribution of child support payments. Child support payments can be intercepted from wages, IRS tax returns, franchise tax, disability and lottery winnings. Additionally, unpaid child support payments may result in liens on real and personal property and Worker's Compensation.

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency (Children’s Services Bureau (Child Protective Services))
Eligibility: Children from birth to 18 years of age who are suspected of being abused or neglected.
Fees: None

Children’s Services Bureau receives reports 24-hours per day, 7 days per week, of suspected child abuse, neglect and exploitation. If intervention is required, the Bureau conducts an assessment of the family. If the child is in danger of continued abuse and neglect, including physical, emotional/mental, neglect, abandonment and sexual abuse, either in-house family maintenance services or juvenile court intervention are provided. Such intervention attempts are made to remedy the situation with...

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) (one.Choice)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

one.Choice is one of approximately 34 school sites offered through the SJCOE Alternative Education Program. This particular site has a population consisting of pregnant, parenting teens and non-pregnant teens. In addition to offering academic instruction that will lead to a high school diploma, one.Choice focuses on child development and parent education. Child care is available to all children of the teen parents and is funded through Head Start. The students spend a portion of their day in...

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) (Ready4K)
Eligibility: Parents with young children.
Fees: No cost for signing up for program. Data and message rates may apply for texts.

Ready 4k is a research-based text-messaging program for parents. Each week, you will receive FUN FACTS and EASY TIPS to boost your child's learning. Why should I sign up?All parents want their children to succeed but many run out of ideas. Ready4K can help! The research behind Ready4K shows that receiving helpful texts can significantly increase children's learning (see York & Loeb 2014 study). How do I sign up?Signing up is easy - all you have to do is text R4K SJ to 70138How much does ...

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) (SJCOE Roots of Readiness Home Visitation Program)
Eligibility: Ages birth to 5 years old and pregnant moms living in 95336 and 95337 zip codes. First 5 San Joaquin also fund home visitation programs that serve the entire county. Please call them to find out whic...
Fees: None

Parent Educators, through the San Joaquin County Office of Education Roots of Readiness Home Visitation Program offer the following services:Comprehensive screenings and referralsDevelopmental screenings and ensure appropriate referral and follow up for special needs servicesAdminister the Parent As Teacher curriculum annually (for duration of 12 months) to families with children between the ages of 0 to 3 and prenatal momsHealth Education curriculum (for duration of six months) to families with...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Crossroads)
Eligibility: Free counseling for pre-delinquent youth, ages 10-18.
Fees: None

Crossroads involves a spectrum of interventions tailored to the needs of the individual youth and his or her family. The program's primary focus is to effectively address the needs of pre-delinquent youth, ages 10 to 18 and their families, in an effort to prevent escalation of behavior to the juvenile justice system.The driving goals of the program are as follows:Reduce the rate of truancy and curfew violationsIncrease school attendance and improve academic performanceStrengthen the family unit...

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Black Infant Health Program)
Eligibility: African-American pregnant women over the age of 18 years of age, who are 30 weeks or less pregnant and willing to commit to attending prenatal sessions and postpartum sessions once baby is born....
Fees: None

Black Infant Health is designed to encourage and support a healthy pregnancy, healthy newborn, and women’s health. They provide 20 group intervention sessions (10 sessions prenatally, 10 sessions postpartum) with complementary case management.

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Cal-Learn)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County pregnant and/or parenting teen.
Fees: None

Cal-Learn is a statewide program for CalWORKs recipients to help pregnant and parenting teens (females and males) complete high school, become independent and form healthy families. Teens will meet with a case manager who will help in developing a plan to finish high school or earn a GED. If not currently attending school, a case manager will assist the teen in returning to school or find the right school to meet the teen’s needs. The Cal-Learn program may help pay for child care while attend...

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Child Passenger Safety Program)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents.
Fees: Please see below.

San Joaquin Public Health Services operates a car seat program for individuals that need help with car seat installation or have received a citation. They discuss the importance of car seats, laws, proper installation, different types of car seats, and general child passenger safety. Children from birth to 2 years old or less then 40 pounds must continue riding rear facing up to the maximum height and weight of their rear facing car seat (usually 40 pounds). Booster seats are required for chil...

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program)
Eligibility: Medi-Cal eligible women and their infants.
Fees: None

Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program provides Medi-Cal coverage for comprehensive perinatal care including routine obstetrics, psychosocial support, health education, nutrition counseling and vitamin supplements. Services are provided through local providers (physicians, medical groups, community clinics, hospital outpatient clinics, etc.) who meet CPSP certification requirements.

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Nurse Home Visiting)
Eligibility: All pregnant/postpartum women who live in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

Nurse Home Visiting Program is available to all interested women living in San Joaquin County who are pregnant or parenting a child up to one year of age.San Joaquin County Public Health Nurses will provide education on issues relating to pregnancy and infants. Assistance is available to anyone interested in obtaining prenatal care and health insurance coverage. Home visits are provided to first-time pregnant moms, pregnant women with complications, high risk infants and postpartum mothers....

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC))
Eligibility: WIC serves babies and children up to age 5, pregnant women, and new mothers. Fathers, grandparents, foster parents of young children and working families are welcome as well.
Fees: None

Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC) helps families by providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, vouchers for healthy foods, and referrals to healthcare and other community services. Sites:Stockton: 620 North Aurora Street, Suite 2 (209) 468-3280. Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open two Saturdays each monthTracy: 205 West 9th Street (209) 831-5930. Hours: Wednesdays only 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Manteca: 283 Spreckels Avenue (209) 4...

San Joaquin Delta College (Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE))
Eligibility: Pre-service classes are set up through the San Joaquin County and Human Services Agency/Child Welfare. In-service classes require registration by phone or through the Online Registration on the Delta ...
Fees: Vary based on class type.

Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) is designed to provide a quality education and support opportunities to caregivers of children and youth in out-of-home care so that these providers may meet the educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs of children and youth in the foster care system.

San Joaquin Valley Youth for Christ (Point Break Adolescent Resources)
Eligibility: Adolescents 12 to 18 years of age.
Fees: Vary

Youth for Christ/Point Break Adolescent Resources provides programs to help teenagers and their parents develop resiliency skills and access resources. The following classes and presentations are offered in these various topics:Anger Management - 8 weeksSubstance Abuse Early Intervention/Prevention - 8 weeksGang Awareness/Intervention - 7 weeksAn All-day Violence Prevention Workshop (for high schools)Anti-Bullying Assembly (for elementary and middle schools)Anti Tobacco Assembly (for elementary...

Share Homes Family Services
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: Fees are required for fingerprinting, first aid/CPR and DMV.

Share Homes Family Services is a foster care and adoption agency established in 1987. The goal is to help abused and neglected children who have been removed from their birth family. Share Homes social workers recruit and train foster parents to provide temporary or long term foster care. Share Homes' adoption license was received in 2002. Adoptive parents are recruited and trained to adopt children from the foster care system. The children must live in their potential adoptive home for at ...

Stockton Pregnancy Control Medical Clinic
Eligibility: Walk-ins welcome.
Fees: Medi-Cal accepted and Presumptive Medi-cal.

Stockton Pregnancy Control Medical Clinic provides elective abortions up to 14 weeks. The fees vary depending on length of pregnancy and if anesthesia is chosen. In addition, the RU-486 pill, the Plan B pill, sonograms and pregnancy tests are available. Now accepting new patients for Family Planning Services which include birth control and PAP smears.

Stockton Unified School District (Families in Transition (FIT))
Eligibility: Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) serves homeless families with children and unaccompanied youth who are residing within the boundaries of SUSD. Services are offered to students who are pre-k t...
Fees: None

Families in Transition (FIT) was created to provide assistance to transitional families with issues of school enrollment. The program is designed to identify transitional children and provide appropriate community resources in order to achieve self-sufficiency for the families and enhancement in the education of the children.The FIT program provides case management services to eligible students and youth and their families. Based on a comprehensive assessment of need, FIT case management servic...

Stockton Unified School District (Parent/Community Empowerment)
Eligibility: SUSD Parent/Guardian.
Fees: None

Parent/Community Empowerment offers parenting classes and training at school sites and at their Professional Development Center. The PAC Parent Advisory Committee meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. Please contact office for additional information.

Stockton Unified School District (School Age Family Education (SAFE))
Eligibility: Pregnant and parenting students who are enrolled in a Stockton Unified School District school and are making progress towards a high school diploma.
Fees: None

School Age Family Education (SAFE) program offers child care and developmental centers, monthly educational workshops, academic support, parenting, health and nutrition education, childbirth education referrals, support groups and referrals for community services at all of the schools under Stockton Unified School District.The Stockton Unified School District program for pregnant and parenting teens supports these parents in their roles as students and as parents. The program provides comp...

Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (Breastfeeding Education and Supplies)
Eligibility: Expectant and new mothers. Open to the community. By appointment only.
Fees: None

Breastfeeding education, lactation support, and breastfeeding supplies are available by appointment. Certified Lactation Consultants offer support to expecting and new moms needing information and support for successful breastfeeding of their child.

Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (Childbirth Education Classes)
Eligibility: Expectant parents, pre-registration is required.
Fees: $50 per couple. Fee is waived for those who deliver at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital.

Childbirth Education Classes draw upon a variety of techniques. Childbirth instructor prepares expectant mothers and their partners for birth. The class includes instruction in relaxation and breathing to reduce the discomfort of labor, the partner's role, possible medical procedures, medicated and non-medicated labor and anesthesia, postpartum and newborn care, along with a tour of the Obstetrics Department. This class is held on specific Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and offers the ...

Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, Stockton (Books for Babes)
Eligibility: Newborn babies and their parents.
Fees: None

Books for Babes is an early literacy project initiated by Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, Stockton. They serve two local hospitals in San Joaquin County: St. Joseph's Medical Center and San Joaquin General Hospital. Each newborn baby is provided with Baby's First Book with includes passages to read to baby and parent information informing parents why it is important to read to baby from birth. Books for Babes is funded by grants and donors who believe children who have been read to will be l...

Tracy Unified School District (Building Literacy Together)
Eligibility: Preschools enroll children living within Tracy Unified School District boundaries who turn four by September 1st and meet one or more of the high need criteria identified by First 5 of San Joaquin....
Fees: None

Building Literacy Together provides:Health insurance and developmental screening for preschool childrenRaising a Reader family literacy programSummer kindergarten bridge programs which also include health insurance, developmental screening and bus transportationAbriendo Puertas (Opening Doors) programa para los padres que hablan espanol (program for Spanish-speaking parents)Parent workshops and family learning events on various school readiness topics...

Tracy Unified School District (Student Teens Educational Parenting Support (STEPS))
Eligibility: Pregnant or parenting teen mothers and fathers-to-be attending Tracy Unified School District.
Fees: None

Student Teens Educational Parenting Support (STEPS) program offers child care and transportation to and from school for parents and their children utilizing child care services. In addition, parenting classes and counseling services are available in a comprehensive high school curriculum.

Triad Family Services
Eligibility: Foster parents must meet state requirements.
Fees: None

Triad Family Services provides training to certify homes for foster placement of abused and neglected children ages 0 to 18 years of age. Triad supplies monthly reimbursement for care of children placed in the foster home.

Uplift Family Services (Foster Care and Adoptions)
Eligibility: Youth must be referred by a County Child Welfare Social Worker. Foster families must pass fingerprint and background check, complete initial certification process and attend pre-certification trainin...
Fees: For potential foster parents - fingerprinting costs and cost for First Aid/CPR classes.

Uplift Family Services is a foster care and adoption agency. They provide foster care and adoption services (recruitment of foster families and placement of foster youth) in the Northern California/Bay Area region. The agency also has a residential program and community-based services. Uplift Family Services has an adoption program that strives to ensure permanency for children in safe and nurturing homes.

YMCA of San Joaquin County (Youth Sports)
Eligibility: Families who live in San Joaquin County.
Fees: Vary by program.

YMCA of San Joaquin County offers programs in education, family preservation, leadership in the community, sportsmanship and building self-esteem. YMCA offers reading, story hours, homework help and English classes. In addition, YMCA features day camps, child care centers, youth sports and swim lessons. Volunteer positions working with youth and families are available. Employment opportunities working with youth sports, child care and aquatics are also available.

Zeta Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma/ Lodi Memorial Hospital (Books For Babes)
Eligibility: Newborns at Lodi Memorial Hospital.
Fees: None

Books for Babes is a literacy project of the Zeta Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma serving Lodi Memorial Hospital. Each newborn baby is given his or her first "Read to Me" book to encourage reading between the parent and child.