Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County (CAPC)

Phone
(209) 464-4524 ( Information/24-hour Child Abuse Hotline)
Fax
(209) 464-2272
Eligibility

San Joaquin County residents.

Fees
Vary by program.
Services

The 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 Childcare

Center-based, crisis/respite childcare for families at risk of child abuse or neglect. On-call childcare for families in need of childcare assistance to facilitate participation and access to other resources (counseling, court appearances, classes, etc). Available at Central Stockton and French Camp campus.

Head Start/Early Head Start

Part day and full day preschool services at various locations in San Joaquin county. Center-based and home-based care available.

Preschool/Child Care

Subsidized childcare for children 0-5 are offered in Central Stockton, Manteca, and Tracy.

School Readiness Programs

Limited to families in the Stockton Unified School District.

This multi-faceted program offers a broad range of services to families with preschoolers. Priority is given to families within Fremont, El Dorado, and Pittman school areas, or homeless status. This program is fully funded by First 5 San Joaquin. No cost services include:

      • Preschool for 3 and 4 year olds
      • Raising a Reader Program
      • Home visits for participating families

Family Strengthening services offers solutions to real-life challenges.

Family Strengthening Services - Safety Net Services

Multi-faceted program targeting families at-risk of abuse and domestic violence.

Services include:

      • One-on-One coaching for parents of children with challenging behaviors
      • Family case management
      • Referrals to resources
      • Services take place in-home and at CAPC

Parent Café

Parent Cafés are free bilingual parent support groups which serve as a guide for parents to have their own conversations about keeping their families strong based on the Strengthening Families Framework, The 6 Protective Factors.

Please Call Angela for locations and times: 209-644-5331

Home Visitation

Through First 5 funding, the CAPC offers Parents as teachers curriculum as well as Raising a Reader and health education to families with children 0-5 in the 95206 and 95376 zip codes.

Advocacy for Foster Youth: CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates

The CASA Program endeavors to ensure that abused, neglected and abandoned children who have become dependents of the San Joaquin County Court will have a safe and permanent home. Through a network of trained advocates, CASA of San Joaquin County works closely with the court and HSA. Limited to Dependency appointments. This is a volunteer program consisting of 30 hours of training and an 18 month commitment.

Clinical Services

Child and Family Counseling

Therapeutic services for children, teens and families from 0-18 years old who have full scope medi-cal. Services include:

      • Group Therapy
      • Individual Therapy
      • Family Therapy
      • Parent/Child Interact Therapy (PCIT) UC Davis Certified

Mentoring for Transitional Age Youth (TAY)

FREE Mentoring and supportive services provided to youth ages 16 to 25 utilizing the Transition to Independence (TIP) Model. Services include case management and goal setting related to - Education, Parenting Skills, Social Supports, Physical Health, Community Engagement, Employment, Financial Planning, Emotional Wellbeing and Housing.

SAFE (Lodi Unified) Student and Family Empowerment

Identifying barriers and factors putting Lodi Unified students at-risk of poor academic performance and/or suspensions and expulsions. The SAFE model provides clinical services on the school campus and home-based case management services to address the core issues of students and families that support students in improving their academic performance and reducing behavioral interruptions at school.

Project Prevent (Stockton Unified)

Project Prevent utilizes the Student and Family Empowerment model to provide services to children and youth in K-12th grades in Stockton Unified School District. The goal of the program is to mitigate the behavioral and mental health symptoms associated with trauma exposure for students so their academic performance can improve.

Suicide Prevention

The Suicide Prevention Program works with youth in Lodi Unified, Stockton Unified and Tracy Unified School districts to bring awareness of Suicide Prevention and Education utilizing the Yellow Ribbon campaign. Services will include training for staff and students to assist youth in crisis. Clinicians are on each school campus and are trained to offer: depression screenings, support groups and referrals for medication and psychological consultations.

Behavioral Modification Services

Mental Health Specialists provide services to at-risk children ages 0-5 years old and their families, resulting in improved behaviors, parenting techniques and decreased need for intervention. Services provided to all students enrolled in a CAPC classroom.

Community Awareness

The Lisa Project

Gene Hardin (209) 644-5308 ▪ ghardin@nochildabuse.org

A multi-sensory exhibit that immerses the visitor into an abused child’s life. This award-winning innovative approach to awareness-raising has grown to be a state-wide program that has been around the state of California.

Lisa in 10

Gene Hardin (209) 644-5308 ▪ ghardin@nochildabuse.org

Lisa in 10 targets high school students with a 10-minute version of the Lisa Project. Hosted by high schools, this project is designed to create a safe place for victims of abuse to talk about their challenges at home and get connected to local resources.

Awareness Campaigns

Shauna Buzunis-Jacob (209) 644-5318 ▪ sbjacob@nochildabuse.org

Messages of child abuse prevention and positive parenting are shared through mass media and directly to elementary school children and their parents.

    • Positive Parenting messages
    • Pinwheels for Prevention
    • Connection to Covered California

Auxiliary

Shauna Buzunis-Jacob (209) 644-5318 ▪ sbjacob@nochildabuse.org

Donations of funds and in-kind goods and assistance provided to families participating in CAPC programs and in support of CAPC services. This volunteer-driven effort works with the CAPC to achieve their mission through fund-raisers, volunteer efforts, advocacy and acting as CAPC champions to the community.

Resources

Community Resource Centers

Each CRC offers child care services, parent education workshops, parent cafes, case management services, links and referrals to resources, developmental screenings and mental health services.

Community Resource Centers are located at the following locations:

    • CAPC: 540 N. California St., Stockton, CA 95202
    • Sierra Vista: 2428 Belleview St, Stockton, CA 95206
    • Diablo Homes: 340 W. 4th St., Tracy CA 95376
Hours
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Supervised Visits and Safe Exchanges offered as needed. Child care offered Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and after-hours as needed.
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Main Location
540 North California Street
Stockton, CA  95202
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