Library/Education Resource

There are 80 programs in the Library/Education Resource Category.

Asian Pacific Self-Development and Residential Association (APSARA) (APSARA)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Free of Charge

Asian Pacific Self-Development and Residential Association (APSARA) is an educational, problem solving organization that provides leadership for Park Village residents by collaborating with the larger community to provide a safe, positive environment that promotes economic development and small business.APSARA offer many services as follow;- Housing and Family Support Services - Tutoring Program (After School Program)- Mental Health (Outreach and Treatment)- Nutrition Education Workshops- Diabet...

Assistance League of Stockton
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Assistance League of Stockton is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to serving the community through philanthropic programs such as Operation School Bell®, which annually clothes over 1,200 schoolchildren-in-need. Other programs include: The Kids on the Block - puppet shows to teach tolerance for those who are different, and how to be safe at both home and school Book Buddies - volunteers visit 2nd grade classes to work on basic phonics and listen to struggling readers read out-loudComfort ...

Boy Scouts of America-Greater Yosemite Council (Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, Explorer Posts)
Eligibility: Male youth ages 7 to 20 years old, female youth ages 14 to 20 years old.
Fees: Annual registration $24.

Boy Scouts of America activities include camping, hiking, citizens training and leadership development. The Boy Scouts also has a program which encourages young people to read using rankings and achievement. Exploring (career interest) and Venturing (general interest and/or high adventure) are co-ed programs for those 14 to 21 years old. For information about local packs, troops and posts, please call the Stockton Service Center. Volunteers must be over 21 years old.

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Adult Parole Operations)
Eligibility: Parolees in San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Merced and Mariposa Counties.
Fees: None

California Department of Correction and Rehabiliation - Division of Adult Parole Operations offers the following services for parolees currently under Adult Parole Supervision: Adult Computer Literacy Lab (CLLC): a computer based program designed to offer parolees educational assistance in obtaining a basic education through the GED level.Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery (STAR): assist in learning and developing positive life skills to combat a cycle of addictive behaviors.Parolee Outpatie...

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Computer Literacy Learning Center Program - CLLC or Literacy Lab)
Eligibility: Parolees in San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced counties.
Fees: None.

Located in parole offices, the CLLC or Literacy Lab is a computer-assisted instructional program designed to increase the literacy skills of parolees, resulting in increased employability and parolee success. Teachers provide classroom instruction which focuses on basic proficiency in reading, writing and math skills. Students are placed in the CLLC according to their ability and proceed at their own pace, receiving training in life skills and employment competency, with a progression toward e...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Lodi Family Resource Center)
Eligibility: Families in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

The Community Partnership operates the Lodi Family Resource Center in East Lodi. The Lodi Family Resource Center is a family-friendly Center that seeks to improve the lives of children and families in an impoverished, limited-resource, minimally-educated neighborhood that is home to primarily low-income, Hispanic, Pakistani, Indian and Afghan working families.The Lodi Family Resource Center partners with a comprehensive team of public and private organizations to meet the distinct needs of ...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Villa Monterey Family Resource Center)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin operates a Family Resource Center with administration offices in one of the highest-need communities in Stockton-the Kentfield neighborhood. They use Service Integration as a planning process to create individualized plans to meet the needs of children and their families by utilizing their strengths. The comprehensive and well-coordinated case plans improve the delivery of services because they eliminate duplication and gaps in services an...

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 ProgramsHead Start EnrollmentInformation and training for individuals interested in becoming licensed family child care providersWorkshops and trainings are available on a range of topicsResource Lending ...

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.

Foundation for California Community Colleges (CollegeBuys)
Eligibility: Full or part-time students, faculty and staff at any California Community College. Vendors may request identification verifying eligibility when purchasing a product.
Fees: Discounted pricing.

CollegeBuys, powered by the Foundation for California Community Colleges, offers discounts of up to 85 percent on a wide-range of educational products from industry-leading software and technology and high quality office and classroom furniture. Community college students are eligible for discounts on products that will help them complete their education. Find the latest discounts at CollegeBuys.org or sign up to receive updates and product information via email.College Buys now is offering Cal...

Give Every Child A Chance (Tutoring Program)
Eligibility: At-risk children in grades K-12. "At-risk" is a student receiving one or more D's or F's academic grades and/or in danger of failing proficiency requirements. Students must reside in Manteca, Banta,...
Fees: None

Give Every Child A Chance (GECAC) is a non-profit corporation that utilizes community volunteers to serve as mentor/tutors for the children of the Manteca, Banta, Tracy, Ripon and Escalon Unified School Districts. The program matches these volunteers, one-on-one, with at-risk students. The Homework Assistance Program is an extension of the Tutoring/Mentoring Program and offers a safe environment for children to bring their homework assignments and work independently on completing them. After ...

Lao Family Community Empowerment, Inc. (LFCE)
Eligibility: Open to anyone who needs the services - contact the office for eligibility requirements.
Fees: None

Lao Family Community Empowerment (LFCE) assists refugees and immigrants with developing skills needed to become self-supportive. Services include mental health, health access and education, home visitation, Hmong youth project, parent engagement, senior services, Covered California health insurance, information and referral and naturalization services.LFCS is also affiliated and involved with People and Congregations Together (PACT) and Pacific Institute for Organizing (PICO) to promote, mot...

Little Free Libraries Stockton
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Little Free Libraries project is a city-wide effort to refurbish, construct and install Little Free Libraries throughout the region in low literacy areas. Dozens of Little Free Libraries have been installed in neighborhoods and commercial areas, allowing residents to freely borrow and exchange books at their leisure. Globally, there are over 15,000 Little Free Libraries in all 50 states and over 40 countries. For the nearest Little Library, visit the website or visit them on F...

Lodi Public Library
Eligibility: For Adult Literacy Services, must speak some English. Age 16 years and older, not enrolled in high school. For Storytimes, see ages below as well as free homework tutoring.
Fees: None

Lodi Public Library Adult Literacy Services offers free one-to-one or small group tutoring for individuals learning to read and write English. GED preparation and U.S. citizenship preparation is available.Storytimes is a service providing age appropriate stories, fingerplays, songs, and movies based on award winning picture books. Crafts are also available. Toddler Time (ages 1 - 3) is Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. in the Children's Room. Preschool Storytime (ages 3 an...

Lodi Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Lodi Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) provides special education services to Lodi Unified, New Hope, and Oak View School Districts. SELPA serves children with special needs from birth to age 22 years old. Special needs include children with an array of disabilities including severe physical, emotional or learning disabilities. Some may also need a variety of support services such as speech therapy. Students must meet state and federal eligibility requirements.

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...

Mary Magdalene Community Services
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary by program.

Mary Magdalene Community Services offers services to adults, youths and children. Adult services include, crisis intervention and referrals, transitional housing and case management, job skills, resume writing and outreach. Services for youth and children include counseling, case management, and teen mentoring through the "My Brother's Keeper" program. Parenting classes and substance abuse classes are offered through court referrals.

National Center for Homeless Education
Eligibility: Family lives in any of the following situations:In a shelterIn a motel or campground due to the lack of an alternative adequate accommodationIn a car, park, abandoned building, or bus or train station...
Fees: None

The National Center for Homeless Education operates the U.S. Department of Education's technical assistance and information center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. If your family lives in any of the following situations: In a shelterIn a motel or campground due to the lack of an alternative adequate accommodationIn a car, park, abandoned building, or bus or train stationDoubled up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardshipYour school-ag...

Native American Indian Education Center
Eligibility: Anyone of Native American Indian heritage.
Fees: None

Native American Indian Education Center located at Edison High School, trains teachers in the cultural difficulties they encounter with Native American customs. Field trips and educational activities are provided and there is a multicultural specialist on staff. Lectures are given on Native American affairs. The Center is open Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for arts and crafts, music and films to everyone interested in Native American heritage. There is also a resource Libra...

Pat Tillman Foundation (Tillman Scholars)
Eligibility: Veteran and active duty military service members of both pre and post 9/11service from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, including National Guard and Reserve, and spouses of active or veteran ser...
Fees: None

Tillman Scholars program supports the nation’s active and veteran service members and their spouses by removing financial barriers to completing a degree program of choice. The scholarship funds cover not only direct study-related expenses such as tuition and fees, but also other needs, including housing and child care.Since the program’s inception, the Pat Tillman Foundation has invested over $14 million in financial support over 460 Scholars. These scholarship funds are just a portion of the T...

Peniel Missions, Inc./World Gospel Mission (The Center)
Eligibility: Grades 1-12.
Fees: None

Peniel Missions, Inc. The Center offers an after school drop-in center for children and youth in South Stockton. Computers and assistance with homework are offered for the children, in a safe environment. Snacks and lunch are provided during the summer break. This is a Christian-based organization.

Reach Out and Read San Joaquin
Eligibility: Patients six months through five years of age at participating medical sites.
Fees: None

During regular pediatric checkups, Reach Out and Read San Joaquin pediatricians, family physicians, and nurse practitioners give new, developmentally-appropriate books to children, ages six months through five years, and advise parents about the importance of reading aloud to their children. Volunteer readers provide a positive reading experience for children in waiting rooms, as well as model reading aloud for parents. Helpful tips for getting children excited about books are provided....

San Joaquin A+
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin A+ is a non-profit volunteer organization which acts as a catalyst to enhance the education of the youth of San Joaquin County. To find a community-based, school-based, fee-based, or after school tutoring program for youth, please access the comprehensive San Joaquin A+ Tutor Directory by visiting their website or by calling the Tutor Bank Coordinator.Since it's beginning in 1997, A+ has provided an opportunity for networking, programs and services to over 150 school sites in each o...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Boggs Tract Community Center)
Eligibility: To qualify for emergency food, must be low-income and bring in documentation for each family member. Please call for more information.
Fees: None

Boggs Tract Community Center serves qualifying individuals living in the 95201, 95202, 95203, 95204, 95207, 95209, 95211, 95219 and 95234 zip codes.Boggs Tract serves as a distribution site for the Government Commodity Program. Food is distributed on the third Thursday of the month to 95201, 95202 and 95203 residents starting at 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For individuals living in North Stockton, please contact St. Andrew’s at (209) 957-8750.Boggs Tract also provides emergency food to qualifying ...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Kennedy Community Center)
Eligibility: Must live in 95206 Kennedy Center boundary (East of El Dorado Ave). To qualify for emergency food, clients must bring in documentation. Please call to learn what documentation or identification is nee...
Fees: None

Kennedy Community Center offers emergency food to low-income individuals and families living in San Joaquin County. Emergency food distribution is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays (except 3rd Thursday of month) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Donated Food Distribution is Mondays and Fridays (except the Monday before Commodities on 3rd Thursday of the month). Food is given at 10:30 a.m. (when food is available).Kennedy Community Center also serves as a distribution site for the government commodit...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Lodi Community Service Center)
Eligibility: clients must reside in specific zip code areas
Fees: None

Lodi Community Service Center provides families with emergency food on Tuesday and Friday 11:00 a.m.; serving 30 families. To qualify,families must be a low-income residents living in San Joaquin County (Lodi, Galt, Thornton, Clements, Victor and Woodbridge). For emergency food, clients must bring the following documentation ( picture ID, proof of address other than ID, PG&E, telephone bill or, rent receipt etc.) identification is needed for each family member. They also provide the followi...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Taft Community Center)
Eligibility: Low-income Stockton residents living in the 95206, 95231 and 95330 zip codes. Residents must provide picture identification and proof of residency (utility bill or a current bill).
Fees: None

Taft Community Center offers a wide range of services. Please see below:Food and Nutrition ServicesUSDA Commodity Food - every 3rd Thursday of each month for 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Donated Foods - Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with exceptions. Donated Food is not distributed the week of commoditiesEmergency Food Assistance - Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.; once every 90 days. Emergency Food is not distributed week of commoditiesFarmer's Market ...

San Joaquin County Department of Public Works (Water Resources)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Save Water website offers tips and valuable information on water conservation and actions to prepare for water shortages. We all benefit from saving water. Please help conserve water when and where you can. Visit this website and learn tips on water saving at home, work and access their online Education Center.

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE)
Eligibility: Vary by program.
Fees: Vary by program.

The San Joaquin County Office of Education is a regional agency that provides educational leadership, resources, and customized services to assist school districts. The SJCOE promotes student achievement and accountability, serves San Joaquin County’s most at-risk students, and strives to create an environment in which every student, regardless of circumstances, has an opportunity for a quality education. The history of the SJCOE stretches back to 1852, when the California Legislature created t...

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 designated zip code areas:95220- Acampo95227- Clements95237 - Lockeford95336 - Manteca95337 - Manteca95632 - Galt95686 - Thornton...
Fees: FREE

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 0-3 and prenatal momsAdminister the Health Education curriculum (for duration of six months) to f...

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) (WorkStartYES (Youth Education and Employment Services))
Eligibility: Youth ages 16-24 who are not attending school with verification of leave or drop date who also meet at least one of the following criteria: school drop out, within compulsory age (16-17) and have not ...
Fees: None

WorkStartYES (Youth Education and Employment Services) is a joint partnership program between San Joaquin County WorkNet and the San Joaquin County Office of Education under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) The program is dedicated to helping at-risk youth attain their educational and occupational goals by providing high school completion assistance, supportive services, career exploration opportunities, paid work experience and job placement assistance. All youth must be 16...

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. Dads, grandparents, foster parents of young children, and working families are welcome at WIC too!
Fees: None

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.Manteca124 Sycamore Lane (209) 823-7104. Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open ...

San Joaquin Delta College
Eligibility: None
Fees: $46 per unit. Financial aid and Board of Governors fee waivers are available for eligible students.

San Joaquin Delta College serves the needs of students and the District community by providing excellent post-secondary education to the the associate degree level, general education and preparation for transfer to other post-secondary institutions, career and technical education, economic development, and the development of intellectual autonomy. To achieve this objective, the faculty and staff are committed to offering high quality instructional programs, student services, and efforts to enha...

San Joaquin Delta College (CalWORKs)
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College and receiving TANF/cash aid assistance from the Human Services Agency (HSA).
Fees: None

San Joaquin Delta College CalWORKs program’s mission is to assist students in achieving their educational and career goals. The following is a description of the services we offer:Intake: assist students with an Application for Admissions, Fee Waiver form and Financial Aid ApplicationNeeds Assessment: provide initial and on-going referrals. Students are given the most current edition of this Resource Directory. A Tools to Succeed Workshop Series is also offeredAcademic Advising: CalWORKs stud...

San Joaquin Delta College (CalWORKs Assessment)
Eligibility: Must be a San Joaquin County CalWORKs participant and be referred by a CalWORKs case manager.
Fees: None

San Joaquin Delta College CalWORKs Assessment is contracted by the San Joaquin County Human Services Agency to conduct assessments of individuals receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and participating in the San Joaquin County CalWORKs Program. The assessments help determine an individual's career interests, skills, cognitive abilities and facilitate his or her career and job planning.

San Joaquin Delta College (Career Transfer Center)
Eligibility: Services are available to San Joaquin Delta College students and the community.
Fees: None, specialized career assessments available for a fee.

Career Transfer Center provides career assessment, employment services, reentry services and transfer support services to students.The mission of the Career Transfer Center is to enhance student self-knowledge and refine skills in seeking and processing information, analyzing career concerns, formulating creative solutions, choosing the most favorable career opportunities and implementing plans to accomplish goals that integrate their personal, academic and career ambitions.Services are intentio...

San Joaquin Delta College (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education Program (CARE))
Eligibility: Students must be eligible for the EOPS program; at least eighteen years of age; single head of household; cash-aid (CalWORKs/TANF) recipients with at least one dependent child.
Fees: None

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE), is a supplemental component of EOPS that specifically offers supportive services to assist eligible single-parent EOPS students in acquiring the education, training, and marketable skills needed to transition from welfare-dependency to employment and eventual self-sufficiency for their families.CARE PROGRAM SERVICES:In addition to EOPS services, CARE students receive assistance with:Personal development activities and workshopsReferrals to cam...

San Joaquin Delta College (Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS))
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College with a documented disability. Student must self-identify and submit disability verification to DSPS to initiate services.
Fees: None

Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) provides equal access to educational opportunities for students with verified disabilities. Staff provide students with quality support services to ensure opportunities for maximum success at San Joaquin Delta College. Services include counseling, testing accommodations, reader/note taker services, interpreter services, use of adaptive equipment and assistance with mobility on campus. Students should schedule an appointment to meet with a DSPS c...

San Joaquin Delta College (Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS))
Eligibility: To be considered for EOPS, students must meet the following income and educational criteria:Be eligible for Board of Governor’s Waiver (BOGW) A, B or C with (EFC 0) Assessment into a basic skills...
Fees: None

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a unique program funded by the state of California to recruit and support students who may otherwise not attempt higher education as they work to complete certificate, associate degree or university transfer requirements. EOPS assists program participants with:Individualized Counseling Priority RegistrationAssistance Purchasing Required Textbooks* Access to EOPS Lending LibraryUniversity Transfer Services (including application fe...

San Joaquin Delta College (Financial Aid, Scholarships and Veterans Services)
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College and must meet program eligibility requirements.
Fees: Fees are waived for students with financial need.

Financial Aid, Scholarships and Veteran’s Services assists students in meeting expenses associated with their education. Expenses include books, supplies, food, transportation and housing expenses. Financial aid is available to qualifying students in the form of state and federal grants, federal work study, scholarships, student loans and veteran’s assistance. The Financial Aid Office also offers outreach services for potential financial aid applicants including low-income and disadvantaged s...

San Joaquin Delta College (Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE))
Eligibility: Pre-service classes are set up through the Human Services Agency/Child Welfare. In-service classes require registration by phone or through the Online Registration on the Delta College website....
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 Delta College (Goleman Learning Resource & Content Tutor Center)
Eligibility: Must be a San Joaquin Delta College student.
Fees: None.

The Delta College Goleman Learning Resource and Content Tutor Center offers free tutoring in Business, Computer Science, Social Science and Foreign Language courses to current San Joaquin Delta College students! The Learning Resource and Content Tutor Center helps students with course content, course assignments, and learning strategies. The Center offers drop-in tutoring. Please stop at the Front Desk to ask about the scheduled hours for your subject area.Tutoring helps students retain knowle...

San Joaquin Delta College (Irving Goleman Library)
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College.
Fees: None

San Joaquin Delta College Irving Goleman Library provides services to the students, faculty and staff. The Goleman Library provides these services: access to a wide-variety of print, non-print and electronic resources (including off-campus access to electronic materials to Delta students, faculty and staff), bibliographic instruction and information literacy program that is committed to excellence in teaching students the knowledge, skills and competencies needed for successful academic achieve...

San Joaquin Delta College (Math/Science Learning Center)
Eligibility: Student must be currently enrolled in a math and/or science courseStudent must request tutoring using the online "Request Tutoring" formInstructors must approve students for tutoring...
Fees: None

Math/Science Learning Center tutors students in math and science (biology, chemistry, physics, other sciences). Tutoring is conducted on a drop-in basis. Tutors are both peer tutors and staff members. The Center also has books for some classes that must be used on-site. There are 10 computers for students to utilize as well as microscopes and slides, anatomy and chemistry models, bones and other helpful math and science materials.

San Joaquin Delta College (Small Business Development Center (SBDC))
Eligibility: None
Fees: All consulting is free and confidential. Low-cost and free training sessions.

San Joaquin Delta College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) helps new and existing small business owners with financial, marketing, production, organization and technical issues. The staff, consultants and volunteers provide up-to-date consulting, training and research assistance in all aspects of business management and start-up. SBDC also serves as a resource center, providing information and referrals for small business owners.Virtual Incubator Program provides access to a business m...

San Joaquin Delta College (Student Activities)
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College.
Fees: None

San Joaquin Delta College Student Activities provides the following services:Information and support for clubsLocker assignmentsBike locker assignmentsPosting approvalClub registrationFacility reservations for clubsCampus activitiesLeadership developmentThrough the Associated Student Body Government, students can also access the food pantry.

San Joaquin Delta College (Student-Athlete Success Program (SASP))
Eligibility: Current or prospective students interested in participating in ICA athletics at Delta College.
Fees: None.

Student-athletes receive academic and athletic support at San Joaquin Delta College.The student athlete center known as “The Zone” was created to supply student athletes a dedicated study area that provides one-on-one tutoring, workshops, and computer resources. It is located on the second floor of the Budd Building in room 205.The Center is a service to assist student athletes in achieving their academic goals while participating in the athletics programs at San Joaquin Delta College. Coaches,...

San Joaquin Delta College (Troops to College)
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College and active military, reservist or veteran.
Fees: None

Troops to College provides active and former members of the armed services a support team that increases the likelihood of achievement of educational goals by addressing their specialized needs in a college setting. This program provides information, resources, and support services to “advantage” the active and former members of the armed forces in any way possible from the time of admission through graduation or transfer.Veteran Student Alliance (VSA) is the student-based affiliate of the Troop...

San Joaquin Delta College (Veterans Resource Center)
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College and active military, reservist or veteran.
Fees: None

The Veterans Resource Center offers a wide array of services and resources to our student veterans. The Veterans Resource Center provides a quiet study area, tutoring, computer access, veteran benefits, information, networking with other veterans on campus, and coordination with the Veteran Student Alliance from one central location.

San Joaquin Delta College (Writing Center)
Eligibility: Must be a student at Delta College.
Fees: None

The Delta College Writing Center is located in Holt 201.At the Writing Center, the following services are available: one-on-one writing tutoring, writing workshops, grammar assistance, MLA, APA, and Chicago Documentation assistance, research guidance, resume development, scholarship and transfer essay assistance, and much more. Students can let the center know what they need help with and the center will match them up with an experienced tutor. Writing tutors have completed English 1A and 1B ...

San Joaquin Medical Society (Scholarship Loan Fund)
Eligibility: Loans are available to current residents of San Joaquin, Alpine, Amador and Calaveras Counties. Persons who were born or attended school in these counties are also eligible.
Fees: M.D.-$10,000 per year to a maximum of $40,000. R.N.-$4,000 per year to a maximum of $8,000.

San Joaquin Medical Society's Scholarship Loan Fund provides interest free loans to medical and nursing students. Please call or visit their website for additional requirement information, loan terms and application deadlines.

Stockton Astronomical Society (Astronomy Club)
Eligibility: All ages welcome.
Fees: Annually: $10 for full-time students, $20 for family membership.

Astronomy Club promotes knowledge of astronomy and related sciences. They hold monthly sky viewing events and have Community Star Parties available to schools.Once a month, on a Friday evening, volunteers set up their personal telescopes for the public to see the moon and any planets that are visible. To view the Sky Tours schedule for these upcoming events, visit stocktonastro.org and click the "Files" tab. The Stockton Astronomical Society publishes a 12-page monthly newsletter, “Valley Skies...

Stockton Scottish Rite Freemasonry
Eligibility: None
Fees: Must have and maintain a 3.0 G.P.A.

Stockton Scottish Rite of Free Masonry provides community services in the form of college scholarships and interest-free college loans. Scottish Rite also sponsors a clinic for childhood language disorders where no fees are charged, although voluntary donations from parents are accepted. Scottish Rite Medical warehouse is temporarily closed. We will post updates as they come available.

Stockton Unified School District (Read to Me, Stockton!)
Eligibility: Stockton children living within the 95202, 95205, 95206, and 95210 zip codes, ages 0 to 5 years.
Fees: None

Read to Me, Stockton! is an organization focused on improving early literacy and enriching the lives of children who live within the city of Stockton. Children who are enrolled in the program recieve free age appropriate books in the mail every month. The books are at no-cost to the parents. The only obligation asked of the child's family is they spend time together reading the books as a family.

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...

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Cesar Chavez Central Library)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: Photocopies .15 per page; Computer prints .10 per page; Computer color prints .50 per page.

Cesar Chavez Central Library offers internet access to the public, as well as books, dvd’s, videos, cd’s and audio tapes for the purpose of gaining information and knowledge on a particular subject. For items not owned by our library system, customers may borrow from outside San Joaquin County through LinkPlus. Customers may also download audio books and e-books on the library’s website. Weekly story times build a love of books and reading in young children and assist adults in learning how t...

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Escalon Branch)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: Apply to copies, printouts, replacement cards, overdue materials, and damaged or lost items.

Escalon Library is funded by the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and provides individuals with books and audiovisual materials that can be checked out for a period of time. The library also offers free internet access with a library card. Programming is available for all ages. Look on our website for program details.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Fair Oaks Branch)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County Resident
Fees: Apply to copies, printouts, replacement cards, overdue materials, and damaged or lost items.

Fair Oaks Public Library offers materials including books, dvds and cds. There is also a MakerSpace, computers, and WiFi. Downloadable audio and e-book materials are now available through Overdrive and Hoopla. Downloadable magazines/periodicals through Flipster.Programming is available for all ages. Check the events calendar on the website for details.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Families Reading Together)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: None

Families Reading Together program encourages family literacy by introducing preschool and elementary age children and their parents to the library and its many free resources. Programs are held at library branches, schools, and community centers. Children enjoy fun storytimes and learn about great books to read on their own. Every child attending with a parent receives a free book. Please call to schedule a Families Reading Together program at your school or community center.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (GED Preparation)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident needing to study for the GED exam.
Fees: None

The Literacy Office provides an online assessment to identify students' strengths and weaknesses in order to study for the GED exam. In addition to study materials specifically matched to the online assessment, students may also take official GED practice tests. These services are available in the Literacy Office at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. Please call for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Let's Chat: English Conversation Club)
Eligibility: Adults whose second language is English.
Fees: None

Let's Chat: English Conversation Club is for adults whose second language is English, who wish to practice their English language speaking skills in a casual and relaxed environment. Each session includes a topic of the day, shared reading, activities and interesting conversation. Participating adults should be able to read English and desire an opportunity to practice English conversation.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Linden Branch)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: Apply to copies, printouts, replacement cards, overdue materials, and damaged or lost items.

The Linden Branch Library is funded by the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library, and offers computer workstations for general and Internet use, books and other educational resources in English and in Spanish that can be checked out for loan purposes. Newspapers and magazines are available for browsing. There are programs for all ages. Look at the online events calendar on the website for details.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Literacy and Community Education)
Eligibility: Literacy services, tutoring and GED practice, are for adults 16 and older. Must be English-speaking, read at a 4th grade reading level, and not enrolled in high school. Career Online High School is ...
Fees: None

Adult Literacy is a FREE countywide program that matches adult learners ages 18 years and over with volunteer tutors for confidential one-on-one tutoring. Students are assessed and generally read at a 4th grade reading level. Tutors help students improve their reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary and comprehension. Pairs meet at any branch library throughout San Joaquin County twice a week, 1 to 1.5 hours per session and are asked to make a six-month commitment. Volunteer training and all ...

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Manteca Branch)
Eligibility: Current picture ID and proof of residence. If under 18, parent or legal guardian must have picture ID and proof of residence. If parent or legal guardian already has a library account, it must be in...
Fees: Apply to copies, printouts, replacement cards, overdue materials, and damaged or lost items.

Manteca Library is part of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library system and provides a variety of print and media resources for the general public, as well as programs for all ages. Check the library's website for program information and online services.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Margaret K. Troke Branch)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: Apply to copies, printouts, replacement cards, overdue materials, and damaged or lost items.

Margaret K. Troke Library is funded by the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and provides individuals with books and other educational resources that can be checked out for loan purposes. Other services available include some video and audio materials. There are programs for all ages. Look at the events calendar on our website for details.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Maya Angelou Branch)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: Apply to copies, printouts, replacement cards, overdue materials, and damaged or lost items.

Maya Angelou Library is funded by the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and provides individuals with books and other educational resources that can be checked out for loan purposes. Other services available include Spanish and Hmong language materials such as dvd, video, audio loans, computer use and special programs for all ages. Customers are encouraged to explore the new Resource-Sharing Program called Link+, as well as Overdrive which is a downloadable audio and e-book program....

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Ripon Branch)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident. Current photo I.D. with current address is required. Children under 18 are required to have a parent or guardian show I.D./sign with them.
Fees: Apply to copies, printouts, replacement cards, overdue materials, and damaged or lost items.

Ripon Public Library offers materials including books, journals, manuscripts, government documents, computers, WiFi, study rooms, dvd’s, cds, and access to stored data files to San Joaquin County and surrounding area residents. Reference librarians are available to assist patrons with questions about services as well as to assist with research on a particular subject. Downloadable audio and e-book materials are now available through Overdrive and Hoopla. Programming is available for all ages....

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Thornton Branch)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident. For those ages 5 years and older, a photo identification with current address or proof of address will be needed.
Fees: Apply to copies, printouts, replacement cards, overdue materials, and damaged or lost items.

Thornton Library is funded by the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and provides individuals with books and other educational resources that can be checked out for loan purposes. Other services available include film, video and some audio loans. Internet access is available on six computers. Lastly, the library offers WiFi.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Tracy Branch)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: Apply to copies, printouts, replacement cards, overdue materials, and damaged or lost items.

Tracy Library is funded by the San Joaquin County Public Library and the City of Tracy and provides individuals with books and other educational resources that can be checked out for loan purposes. Other services available include video, audio and internet and computer access and training. Programming is available for all ages. Check the events calendar on our website for details.

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Training Wheels)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: None

Training Wheels is an early literacy vehicle that travels to preschools and daycare centers throughout San Joaquin County. Each visit includes a special storytime where children ages 0-5 and their teachers and caregivers enjoy stories, songs and poetry. This program is funded largely by a California Library Literacy Services grant. Please call to schedule a Training Wheels visit to your preschool or daycare.

Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (Books for Babes)
Eligibility: Newborn babies.
Fees: None

Books for Babes is an early literacy project initiated by Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. 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 on 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 life long learners. Books...

Tracy Unified School District (Building Literacy Together)
Eligibility: The preschool enrolls 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.

Tuleburg Press (The Write Place)
Eligibility: Classes available for children and adults.
Fees: $25 to $55 and Free

Writing and book arts classes for children and adults.The Write Place teaches writing, bookbinding, and letterpress printing on vintage presses.The center is a walking-distance friendly spot for students enrolled in the many downtown town schools, but it also offers creative writing and book arts workshops for writers of all ages.Writing groups and book clubs are able to use the space in the evenings. On weekends The Write Place hosts author readings and artists who teach paper making, book bind...

University of the Pacific
Eligibility: Vary. Contact the Admissions Department.
Fees: Vary

University of the Pacific is an independent, accredited university offering a personalized education, small class sizes and an extensive selection of undergraduate and graduate/professional programs. With 11 schools and colleges and more than 80 majors and programs of study, including 18 graduate programs, University of the Pacific features both small-university friendliness and programs found at much larger universities. It offers 25 different degrees. The academic calendar includes a fall a...

University of the Pacific (Book Buddies)
Eligibility: Children grades K-3.
Fees: None

Book Buddies Program is sponsored by the Gladys L. Bernard School of Education at the University of the Pacific and is a response to the literacy needs of the children in the Stockton community. Children are paired with University of the Pacific student mentors and meet one-on-one each week throughout the spring semester. The mentors read to the children and then engage with the child in literacy-based activities to develop reading comprehension skills. Some of these activities include drawin...

University of the Pacific (Center for Community Involvement-Individual Tutoring)
Eligibility: Ages 6 years old through adulthood.
Fees: $20 per hour. Scholarships are available.

Center for Community Involvement-Individual Tutoring offers tutoring to learners of any age, in almost any subject. One-on-one tutoring is provided by enthusiastic University of Pacific students who are passionate about their community. All one-on-one tutoring takes place at the Center for Community Involvement.

University of the Pacific (Saturday P.I.E. (Partners in Education))
Eligibility: Ages 6 to 12 years old.
Fees: $10, contact program if hardship exists.

University of the Pacific Saturday Partners in Education (P.I.E.) program is a day long program offered twice a month and is designed to bring children to the University of the Pacific and give them a glimpse into college life. While interacting with college students on campus, kids will participate in a variety of games, activities and learning experiences that show children that college is a real possibility. Lunch is included.Children attending will:Tour the campusWork on fun and exciting p...

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.