Parenting/Pregnancy Resource

There are 69 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. Please call or visit website for more information.

Breastfeeding Coalition of San Joaquin County
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Breastfeeding Coalition of San Joaquin County provides information about breastfeeding support resources in San Joaquin County including prenatal breastfeeding classes, breastfeeding help lines, lactation consultant services, mother-to-mother support groups and breast pump rentals. The website includes a Breastfeeding and Working Toolkit with information for working moms and employers. There are also links to information about state and federal laws related to breastf...

California Coalition for Youth (California Youth Crisis Line)
Eligibility: Youth ages 12 to 24 years old and their families in crisis.
Fees: None

California Youth Crisis Line is a 24-hour crisis line, and 18-hour chat and text, for youth and their families to help young people receive the support and referrals they need to address critically important issues; i.e. homelessness, running away, parental or family violence, HIV/AIDS and other STDs, depression, anger, self-harm, suicide and other topics of importance. Services are anonymous and confidential. Assistance available in all languages. To chat with us go to our website at www.caly...

California Conservation Corps (CCC)
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 able to pass a physical and drug t...
Fees: None

California Conservation Corps (CCC) offers employment in the parks and forests of California in exchange for minimum wage. We 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 offers...

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

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 ChildcareCenter-based, crisis/respite childcare for families at risk of child ...

Children At Risk Resources Foundation, Inc. (CARR 4 Kids, Inc., Community At Risk Resources)
Eligibility: None
Fees: See website for costs of materials, etc.

CARR 4 Kids’ mission is to empower youth to make smart choices that promote a healthy lifestyle. Their “My First Steps Series” addresses a variety of subject matter in an easy, simple and straightforward booklet. These booklets are for everyone, young and elderly.CARR’s motto is “A Vehicle to Empower Kids” and they strive to educate youth about health, behavioral and coping issues by providing imaginative guidelines to make smart choices.CARR takes a novel approach with the focus on prevention ...

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...

Community Medical Centers, Inc. (Tracy Family Practice Clinic)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Sliding scale, Medi-Cal and private insurance accepted.

Tracy Family Practice Clinic provides patients with routine medical care to include adult & pediatric health, prenatal care, women’s health, behavioral health, health education, and WIC services are also available on-site.

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 whose parents want and need it.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.Communit...

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 the provision of services to students at Edison and Stagg High Schools. Please call (209) 444-8300 for more information.Education and out...

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, mental health, family planning, sports physicals, nutrition, case management, health education and a variety of other services are available at no charge to students.

Delta Health Care (Stagg High School/Stagg Healthy Start)
Eligibility: Must be enrolled as a student at Stagg High School, Pacific Law Academy, or Public Safety Academy.
Fees: None

Stagg Healthy Start Center is a comprehensive medical facility located on the Stagg High School campus. Medical, mental health, family planning, sports physicals, case management, conflict mediation, health education and a variety of other services are available.

Delta Health Care (WIC (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program))
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: Vary

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

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 ...

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: Free

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 ...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Hotline
Eligibility: Grandparents and relatives struggling with raising a child.
Fees: None

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren provides grandparents and relatives raising their grandchildren and/or relatives with information, resources and referrals.The Senior Hotline offers free legal advice and assistance to grandparents age 55 and older (or any age if low-income) regarding guardianship and visitation issues. Please call (916) 551-2140 for a telephone appointment with a legal advocate.

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. Two convenie...

Independent Adoption Center
Eligibility: Birth to 3 years for adoption and placement services.
Fees: Vary by program. Birth parent services are free.

Independent Adoption Center is a professional, licensed, non-profit agency which offers open adoption, birth and adoptive parent counseling, placement and adoption. This is a full service agency.

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 the first Thursday of each month in Stockton. 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.

Laced with Love
Eligibility: Children in need of repairs to their own shoes, or possible donation of previously worn and repaired shoes.
Fees: None.

Laced with Love is a program run out of the goodness of one woman's heart. She sees the need many children have for repairs to their shoes as they board the school bus she drives. So, she has taken it upon herself to clean, repair and paint the shoes for children with whom she comes into contact. She also takes monetary donations as well as donations of cleaning supplies, shoe repair materials, paint and shoes. To make a donation or find out more about this program, contact Naghina Khan at L...

Lilliput Children's Services
Eligibility: Foster/adoptive parents must be 24 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 recruits, trains and certifies 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: Available to all Stockton residents.
Fees: None

Macaroni Kid and its family of Publisher Moms are dedicated to delivering the scoop on all the family-friendly events and activities happening in their communities each week. Check out Macaroni Kid's list of communities and sign up to receive your free weekly newsletter.About Macaroni Stockton Edition: Zulema Gomez is the Macaroni Kid Stockton Publisher. She and her husband of almost 12 years are raising their 5 year old son and her 16 year old brother. They both work full time during the week ...

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. Our treatment team provides supervised medication assisted treatment with the use of Methadone to assist in the patient’s recovery process.Our 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 the...

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...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health (The National Hispanic Prenatal Helpline)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

National Hispanic Prenatal Helpline offers free, reliable and confidential information about pregnancy and referrals for prenatal care in Spanish and English. Their bilingual Health Promotion Advisors provide callers with referrals and can answer general questions about pregnancy and prenatal care. Callers can also request a free copy of the bilingual prenatal care booklet, “Prenatal Care: Helping You Have a Healthy Baby.” Information on health issues and referrals for primary health care is al...

Parents by Choice (Foster Family Agency)
Eligibility: Prospective foster parents must be at least 21 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 was founded in 2006 to provide children in California’s foster care system with a loving family environment and the services they deserve. They are a licensed Foster Family Agency offering foster homes in California’s East Bay, Central Valley and Foothills. Staff have been trained to use evidence-based practices with kids and families such as the “Why Try?” curriculum ( and “Triple P” ( enhance the lives of the children, they provide activit...

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
Eligibility: Call for details.
Fees: No cost.

The Pregnancy Help Center is a non profit organization dedicated to helping women facing an unplanned or crisis pregnancy. If you think you may be pregnant, they are there to help you. Trained staff is available to listen and provide spiritual, emotional and practical support. They offer FREE pregnancy tests, information on all pregnancy related options, material resources and referrals. They also offer a "Earn While You Learn" program where you can earn items needed for you and your baby.The...

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 Lodi (P.R.C. of Lodi)
Fees: All of our services are FREE and confidential.

The Pregnancy Resource Center 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. We have a parenting program that provides parenting support and baby care items. Post abortion healing classes are also offered here. The center does not provide or refer for abortion or contraception services.

Pregnancy Resource Center of Tracy
Eligibility: Pregnant women in crisis.
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 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 suppliesTeen childb...

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....

Eligibility: For parents with young children.
Fees: No cost for signing up for program. Data and message rates may apply for texts.

Ready4k 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 follow these simple instructions. ...

Safe Surrender Baby Program
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The 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 Surren...

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

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Crossroads)
Eligibility: Free counseling for pre-delinquent youth, ages 10-18 and their families.
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 10-18 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 unitImp...

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

Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP) provides intensive case management and home visiting to pregnant and/or parenting teens. The focus is on providing nutritional, medical, educational and psychosocial services, including referrals. The AFLP Positive Youth Development Program (PYD) introduces the teen parent to a strengths based approach. A life planning intervention includes a life planning tool called My Life Plan (MLP). The MLP is an interactive, client centered, strength based tool in...

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 are eli...
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 (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 unable to afford one at the full price. Qualifying individuals must complete a one-hour, free class every Wednesday, that talks about the importance of car seats, the law, proper installation, the different kinds of car seats, and general child passenger safety. Upon completion of the class, individuals can purchase a car seat for $40. Those receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Women, Infants and...

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 (Perinatal Outreach and Education (POE))
Eligibility: Pregnant women and/or women with children under the age of 5 years.
Fees: None

Perinatal Outreach and Education (POE) is designed to increase community awareness of the importance of early and continuous prenatal care. The program provides assistance in accessing and utilizing community resources that will enhance a healthy pregnancy, baby and family life.

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC))
Eligibility: Low-to-moderate income residents of San Joaquin County. Working families may qualify.
Fees: None

Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) is a federal nutrition program providing food checks, nutrition education and breastfeeding support. Health care referrals to eligible pregnant women, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children under 5 years old.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...

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC))
Eligibility: Low-to-moderate income residents of San Joaquin County. Working families may qualify.
Fees: None

Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) is a federal nutrition program providing food checks, nutrition education and breastfeeding support. Health care referrals to eligible pregnant women, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children under 5 years old.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...

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.

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: The 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...
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 our 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, 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 same content as the Series cl...

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

Books for Babes is a 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 donors who believe children who have been read to will be life long learners. Books for Babes offers ...

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.

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.

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.

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...

Zeta Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (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.