Social Service

There are 75 programs in the Social Service Category.

American Red Cross (Gold Country Region)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Fees vary for health and safety classes. All disaster assistance is free-of-charge.

American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent and prepare for and respond to emergencies.The Red Cross can help if:You have had a home fire or have been involved in a natural disasterYou need emergency assistance for a member of the militaryYou would like to take a class - visit and click "Training and Certification"The Gold Country Region serves 24 counties in California: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Cal...

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.

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 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.Parolee Outpatient Clinic: provides therapy to those with a documented history of psychological issues. The clinic has a staff which includes a psychiatrist, p...

California Foster Families, Inc.
Eligibility: Please call for more information.
Fees: None

California Foster Families, Inc. is a private non-profit foster family agency licensed by the State of California to recruit, train and provide extensive services to foster/resource family homes. Their goal is provide safe, loving homes for foster youth ages infant to 18 years. The agency provides 24-hours per day, 7 days per week emergency support along with weekly home visits by a social worker. In-home training for foster parents is offered and reimbursement is given to all homes with chil...

California Human Development (CHD WorkNet Center)
Eligibility: Use of computers and telephones at the CHD Lodi WorkNet Center is available to everyone at no cost. The center is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individual assistance is provided ...
Fees: None

The mission of California Human Development is: Creating paths and opportunities for people to rise above barriers in their pursuit of a better life. The CHD service area is throughout Northern California in 31 Counties for the following divisions: Training & Jobs, Affordable Housing, Disability Services, Immigration & Drug - Free living. In the San Joaquin County area and through funding from the Dept of Labor, La Cooperativa Campesina de California, the State of CA, and County of San ...

CalWORKs Behavioral Wellness
Eligibility: Must be current participant in the CalWORKs program. Must have case manager referral, keeping in mind this can be obtained after client contacts HSA.
Fees: None

Behavioral Wellness is a program designed for CalWORKs participants only. It provides participants with mental health assessments, individual or group counseling, support group, anger management and conflict resolution, and substance abuse counseling. Behavioral Wellness was designed to assist participants address issues that serve as barriers to employment and/or training and self-sufficiency.

Case For Kids
Eligibility: You must be a foster parent, foster child or a social worker with foster kids, placed in either Tracy, Mountain House or Banta, CA.
Fees: None

Case For Kids is a nonprofit organization that will donate a personalized case to children being placed in foster care into homes. Custom cases with each child’s first name will be packed with new clothes, a homemade blanket, sheet set, toiletry items, a stuffed animal, and an age appropriate Christian book for each child. They have formed partnerships with social workers in San Joaquin County, Foster Family agencies, schools, private citizens, and other local nonprofit organizations that help c...

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton
Eligibility: Varies
Fees: Vary

For over 70 years, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton has provided social services to people in San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Alpine, and Mono counties, and throughout the years, it has served as a sign of hope in local communities for people of all ages, religions, and races. Today, Catholic Charities administers direct social services and advocacy through the following programs, as well as those listed separately in this directory: SERVICES FOR SENIORS AND CAREGIVERS...

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

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

City of Lathrop Parks and Recreation Department
Eligibility: Please visit our website or call us at (209) 941-7370 for more information.
Fees: Vary by program.

The City of Lathrop Parks and Recreation Department offers the following services:Before and after school Kids' ClubYouth and adult leisure classesYouth and adult sportsSenior classes, exercise, and educational programsSenior lunch programCommodities and senior brown bag program

City of Tracy Parks & Recreation Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

City of Tracy Parks & Recreation Department offers a full-range of recreation programs and community services for all ages. Programs and classes are in the areas of fitness and wellness, personal development and enrichment and social services. Transit services are also provided. Facility rentals are available. Financial assistance is available to qualified applicants.

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Administration)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin is a partnership of neighborhood groups, churches, schools, public and private health care services, social service, criminal justice and municipal agencies and the business community. The overall goal of the Partnership is to improve health, education, economic and public safety for the community. CPFSJ partners with a comprehensive team of public and private organizations to meet the distinct needs of families living in San Joaquin County comm...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Dorothy L. Jones Family Resource Center/Coalition United for Families (CUFF))
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Coalition United for Families (CUFF) is a family resource center that exists to serve the identified and changing needs of families within Southeast Stockton and other designated areas. CUFF is part of the umbrella organization, the Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin.The center is the home of the Community Partnership for Families' youth program. Staff and community members at the center focus on educational success, health and well being and neighborhood safety. Staff empower ...

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

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin 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 mee...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (San Joaquin Bridge Academy )
Eligibility: Must be 18 years or older, a CalFresh recipient for self, must have a legal right to work in the US, and be a San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: None

San Joaquin Bridge Academy provides Job Readiness training, family resources & referrals, support services such as transportation, financial counseling, funds for training and work expenses, and more.

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

Sutter Tracy Hospital partners with CPFSJ to help ensure that local residents have access to resources and referrals to help them live a healthy and self-sufficient lifestyle. This center offers complimentary services and provides the community information on a wide range of health and social services.

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

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 and ac...

El Concilio (Social Service)
Eligibility: Low-to-moderate income.
Fees: None

El Concilio (Council for the Spanish Speaking) is a non-profit community based organization whose goal is the empowerment of the Hispanic community so that its members can improve the quality of their lives and the lives of their children.El Concilio’s services are designed to assist individuals become self-sufficient and productive members of the community.Services include: referrals to community services, immigration assistance, interpreting and translation, assistance completing personal docu...

Emergency Food Bank Stockton/San Joaquin County
Eligibility: Emergency food assistance is available twice per calendar month. To qualify for emergency food assistance, please bring current identification with proof of address in San Joaquin County. If ID is n...
Fees: None

Emergency Food Bank, founded in 1968, is the largest direct provider of packaged emergency food in San Joaquin County. The mission of the Emergency Food Bank is to build a stronger community by providing a safety net of food, nutrition and health education, job training, and hope to residents of San Joaquin County who find themselves in an emergency situation.The Food Bank emphasizes health, nutrition, food economics, and education. The Food Bank provides classes in nutrition education and hea...

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

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

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 (2-1-1 San Joaquin )
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

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

Family Resource and Referral Center (Home Visitation Initiative)
Eligibility: Families with children ages birth to 5 years living in Lockeford, Clements, Victor, Delta Island/Holt, and the elementary school attendance areas of Houston (Lodi Unified School District), Washington ...
Fees: None

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

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (Elders Program)
Eligibility: Seniors
Fees: None

Elders Program provides resources for seniors, free meals and inter-generational mentoring and socializing activities.

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (Family Strengthening AB 109 Program)
Eligibility: AB109
Fees: None

Family Strengthening AB 109 Program provides case management to connect formerly incarcerated individuals to resources for a successful re-entry into their community.Straight A Guide Training ProgramHealing Circles Multi-Ethnic Cultural Parenting ClassesFinancial Literacy Classes

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (Stockton Trauma Recovery Center)
Eligibility: Must be a victim or family member of a victim of a crime.
Fees: None

Stockton Trauma Recovery Center provides evidence-based trauma treatment and mental health services for victims and their families in both individual and group therapy settings. The TRC will also conduct extensive outreach directly to multi-ethnic, highly diverse populations with high rates of victimization in FFSJ's primary target area and in other high-risk communities. The Case Manager assigned to clients will assist, compile, and submit the client's victim claim application to the California...

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (Youth Empowerment Program)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Youth Empowerment provides: El Joven Noble “The Noble Youth”Healing through mentoringLeadership developmentYouth organizing coalitions, projects and eventsYouth-led action research

First 5 San Joaquin, Children and Families Commission
Eligibility: First 5 funded programs may have eligibility requirements.
Fees: None

First 5 San Joaquin Children and Families Commission disperses funds and administers grants as part of an overall strategic plan, to those working with children prenatal to 5 years in the following initiatives:Enhance Early LearningImprove Child HealthStrengthen Family and Community Support and Partnership

Friends Outside
Eligibility: Friend or family member of someone incarcerated at Deuel Vocational Institute (DVI), state men’s prison.
Fees: None

Friends Outside is a non-profit agency that assists families and friends of incarcerated men at DVI, at the Friends Outside Visiting Center. It serves the children and works to maintain family unification. Emergency clothing, food and shelter and children’s programs are also offered. Transportation from the Greyhound and Amtrack stations in Stockton is provided. Reservations must be made one week in advance. Child care for children ages 7 years and older is available. Open to anyone of any...

Jene Wah, Inc.
Eligibility: Senior citizens residing in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

Jene Wah, Inc. is a comprehensive community services agency that enables elderly citizens to live independently and enhance their quality of life. This multi-service agency also provides nutrition information for seniors, transportation to doctor visits, interpretation services and assistance with tax preparation. In addition, they offer congregate meal services, homemaker services, personal care and telephone assurance. The agency is open to new immigrants. They provide naturalization class...

Kiwanis Club of Stockton
Eligibility: They ask prospective members to fill out an application that is approved by the clubs board of directors. No other eligibility requirements required.
Fees: $135 per year.

The mission of Kiwanis Club of Stockton is to support and develop community projects that benefit and enrich the lives of children and families. Kiwanis Club of Stockton meets Tuesdays at noon at the Stockton Golf and Country Club, 3800 Country Club Boulevard, Stockton, CA 95204.

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...

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

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

Manteca Unified School District (Child Welfare and Attendance Department)
Eligibility: Must reside within the boundaries of Manteca Unified School District.
Fees: None

Manteca Child Welfare and Attendance Department provides assistance to needy school children in the Manteca Unified School District. Referrals are made to agencies and services within and out of the District. Services include counseling, tutoring, alternative school placements, insurance coverage, etc.

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.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) (National Headquarters)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Annual membership.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has a mission to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. To locate a local office or to learn more about resources and scholarships, please visit their website.

National Runaway Safeline
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Keeping America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. Between 1.6 and 2.8 million youth run away in a year.Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go homeCall 1-800-RUNAWAY if you care about a youth and want information on how you can help someone who may be at risk of running from homeCall 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teacher looking for info...

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...

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

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

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

Peace Corps
Eligibility: Individual must be a U.S. citizen and be 18 years and older.
Fees: None

As the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level toward sustainable change that lives on long after their service—at the same time becoming global citizens and serving their country. When they return home, Volunteers bring their knowledge and experiences—and a global outlook—that enriches the lives of those around them....

Salvation Army, Stockton
Eligibility: Low income Stockton, French Camp, Lathrop, Tracy, Escalon and Manteca residents. No requirements for the Youth Center.
Fees: None

Salvation Army, Stockton assists needy families with emergency food, clothing and furnishings when their homes have been destroyed by fire or any form of disaster or calamity. Salvation Army also provides assistance with paying for PG&E bill through its REACH program (limited funding available).Stockton Salvation Army sites:Adult Rehabilitation Center & Thrift Store: 1247 South Wilson Way, Stockton (209) 466-3871. There is a car lot featuring used and running cars ranging from $300 to ...

San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services (Homeless Outreach Program)
Eligibility: Must be homeless and living in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

Homeless Outreach Program provides mobile outreach services including assessment, evaluation, and linkage to appropriate programs to the homeless throughout San Joaquin County. This includes those on the street and those utilizing shelters located throughout the community.

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services
Eligibility: Varies by program.
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services provides countless assistance to caregivers, the aged, disabled and low-income population of San Joaquin County. These services include:Information and assistanceAdult Protective Services (APS) ProgramOmbudsman ProgramIn-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) ProgramMeals on WheelsLinkagesFamily Caregiver Support ProgramSenior Employment ProgramRetired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)Energy programs Energy Crisis Intervention Program (E...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Garden Acres Community Center)
Eligibility: Must be low-income (some programs are not income based). To qualify for emergency food, must bring in documentation. Please call to learn what documentation is needed for each family member.
Fees: None

Garden Acres Community Center participates in the government commodity program for individuals meeting income and residence requirements. Food is distributed on the third Thursday of the month at 8:00 a.m. to qualifying individuals living in the 95212, 95215 and 95236 zip codes. Emergency food is distributed on Tuesday's from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Donated food is distributed on most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 12:00 p.m. (or sooner).Other services:Free income tax preparation assistan...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (In-Home Supportive Services)
Eligibility: Any of the following requirements: (1) 65 years of age or older, (2) legally blind, (3) permanently disabled, (4) living in their own home, (5) meet all SSI/SSP requirements or on Medi-Cal and (6) di...
Fees: None

San Joaquin County In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) provides assistance to those individuals who are unable to remain safely in their own homes without assistance. IHSS offers domestic services, meal preparation and non-medical personal services. The amount of help a person receives depends upon the social worker’s evaluation using State guidelines along with the aid of a doctor’s report.

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Lodi Community Service Center)
Eligibility: Clients must reside in specific zip code areas. Please call for more information.
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: Photo ID and proof of address other than ID such as a PG&E, telephone bill or rent receipt). Identification is needed for each family member. They also provide the fo...

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 Human Services Agency
Eligibility: Programs are funded by the state and federal governments and eligibility is based upon their guidelines.
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency is the community's provider of those services essential to the well-being of county residents. While all of the programs are locally administered, most are federally and/or state-funded. Their mission is to lead in the creation and delivery of services that improve the quality of life for the community. Human Services Agency provides a variety of programs and services locally. These programs include: CalWORKs, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, Aging and Adult Servi...

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency (CalWORKs Employment Services)
Eligibility: Clients receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits.
Fees: None

CalWORKs Employment Services is responsible for the administration and delivery of services to families receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits. These services include: payment of supportive services; case management; employment and training; behavioral wellness; substance abuse and domestic violence counseling and treatment; job placement and retention assistance; purchase of books; uniforms, tools and clothing needed to obtain/retain employment; transportation assista...

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

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

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency (Independent Living Program)
Eligibility: Must be a current or former foster youth or an out-of-home placed probation youth ages 16 to 20 years. Must be referred by a county probation officer or county social worker, unless already emancipate...
Fees: None

Independent Living Program offers one-on-one case management services and basic skills courses offered through the San Joaquin Delta College YESS Program and the County Office of Education Foster Youth Services. These services are provided during the traditional school year and include: social development activities, employment, health and nutrition, financial literacy, college planning, financial assistance for participating youth through referrals for scholarships and grants, assistance in se...

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency (J.D. Kortzeborn Child Advocacy Center (CAC))
Eligibility: Birth through 18 years old and developmentally delayed adults. Referral by law enforcement or Children's Services Bureau required to obtain a forensic interview or a forensic medical exam.
Fees: None

Kortzeborn Child Advocacy Center (CAC) provides specialized medical and evidentiary examinations for child sexual abuse and sexual assault victims. They conduct investigative interviews with children for whom there are allegations of sexual abuse, coordinate multidisciplinary team interviewing and case-handling in child sexual abuse investigations, and provide support, advocacy, crisis intervention and treatment referrals to child victims and their families. Foster children receive medical serv...

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency (Mary Graham's Children's Shelter)
Eligibility: Ages 17 years or younger. Only a law enforcement agency, Children's Services Bureau or the Juvenile Court can refer children.
Fees: Vary

Mary Graham Children's Shelter provides educational, medical, dental, immunizations and mental health services to all residents. The facility strives to meet the children's recreational, religious, social and emotional needs through various programs/activities. This residential children's shelter provides protective custody on a temporary, emergency basis for abused and neglected children in San Joaquin County. The Shelter also operates a Satellite Shelter Home Program (licensed county foster...

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency (Medi-Cal)
Eligibility: Under 21 years old, 65 years or older, single person household with children under 21 years, pregnant woman, blind or disabled individual.
Fees: None

Medi-Cal offers health care coverage for needy and low-income residents of California who have little or no personal health insurance or are having trouble paying for medical services. Medi-Cal is supported by federal and state taxes and administered by local county departments. Please call for more information on application criteria and process.

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency (Minor Consent Services)
Eligibility: Anyone under the age of 21, living at home with parents, U.S. citizen and single.
Fees: None

Minor Consent Services assists those who are under 21 years old, living with their parents and have experienced sexual assault, drug or alcohol abuse, pregnancy and/or sexually-transmitted diseases, in establishing Medi-Cal eligibility. The parents of the minor are not involved and it is confidential. A Minor Consent Application can be obtained from the office on East Washington Street, Stockton.

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Juvenile Division)
Eligibility: Ages 7 to 21 years, delinquent (juvenile) and criminal (adult).
Fees: Minimal

The San Joaquin County Probation Department is a partner in the Sierra Health Foundation's Positive Youth Justice Initiative (PYJI). The Department and its Community Partners are changing systems,strengthening support services and increasing awareness countywide to improve the outcomes for crossover youth – young people who have experienced significant trauma, have a history in the child welfare and foster care systems, and are now drawn into the juvenile justice system. The county has a strong ...

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

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

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP))
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents.
Fees: None

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) provides case management services to lead poisoned children in San Joaquin County. This program also works with local organizations to educate the community about the dangers of lead poisoning and assists the medical community in identifying and effectively treating lead poisoned children.

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR))
Eligibility: Fetal or infant death (up to 1 year of age).
Fees: None

Fetal Infant Mortality Program Review (FIMR) identifies community level factors that are associated with fetal and infant deaths in San Joaquin County. This program identifies, develops and implements recommendations that will improve community resources and health service delivery systems for women and infants. If a case is selected for review, one-on-one interviews are conducted to discuss the pregnancy, community resources, access to prenatal care and the demise of the fetus or infant....

San Joaquin County Recorder - County Clerk
Eligibility: None
Fees: Please see website for a current fee schedule.

The Recorder - County Clerk serves as custodian of public records, recorder of real property documents, and notary public bonds. The office also issues and registers marriage licenses, vital statistics and other public documents.The enactment of Senate Bill 1342 requires more documents be subject to the fee for the Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Trust Fund. The $8.00 Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Trust Fund fee will be applied to the documents listed below effective August 1, 2013. If any o...

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 they 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 st...

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.

Service First of Northern California (SFNC)
Eligibility: Referral from agency or private physician.
Fees: Vary

Service First of Northern California (SFNC) is a 501c3 Non-profit Public Benefit Corporation that serves as an umbrella organization that operates ten (10) community based programs. Their product is the "service" that they provide. Their "service" focuses on the neediest individuals in the community. They provide supportive services to individuals that are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, physically disabled, homeless Veterans, Social Security Beneficiaries, and those struggling with add...

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 ...

Social Security Administration
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Social Security Administration assists with taking claims for retirement benefit payments, survivors benefits, disability benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicare health insurance benefits. In addition to administering these payments, it also administers supplemental payments provided by the State of California.Online services: A number of services are available online by visiting local office sites:1110 West Kettleman Lane, Lodi (800) 772-121351...

Sow A Seed Community Foundation
Eligibility: Youth ages 10-18.
Fees: None

Sow A Seed Community Foundation provides youth, their families, and the community with education, tools and resources to overcome social and economic challenges, and lead positive, self-sufficient lives.Services include: prevention and intervention assistance, educational programs, leadership training, and community support. Sow A Seed Community Foundation’s Bright Future Youth Development Program incorporates several youth development and mentoring programs that actively promote healthy lifesty...

St. Mary's Dining Room (Dining Room, Hygiene Center, Medical Clinic, Dental Clinic and Social Services)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

St. Mary's Dining Room responds to poverty in San Joaquin County by feeding the hungry, caring for health issues and restoring human dignity to over 700 individuals each day.St. Mary's Dining Room provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Medical and dental care is available to uninsured men, women and children. The hygiene center provides homeless individuals and families with the opportunity to shower, care for their hygiene needs and receive clean, season appropri...

The Hopes and Dreams Foundation
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Hopes and Dreams Foundation's (HAD Found) mission is to assist in the crusade against the intergenerational cycle of domestic abuse and to provide safe environments for the families within the communities they serve. HAD Found’s goal is to promote healthy family relationships, develop leaders, encourage independence through education and personal development, facilitate the creation of opportunities for short- and long-term employment as well as provide affordable housing opportunities for l...

Three Seeds Organization (Three Seeds)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Three Seeds is a non-profit, culture and community service organization. They foster family self-sufficiency in a sustained environment that unites teams from the community to empower by supporting confidence, intercultural communication skills, and developing social life skills. At Three Seeds, the focus is on servicing the community with the highest levels of respect, and will do everything possible to meet expectations. The three "seeds" focus is on education, employment, and empowerment. The...

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

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

Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation, Inc. (VIVO)
Eligibility: Open to all.
Fees: None

VIVO's mission is to assist low income ethnic families through providing comprehensive services that promote a healthy, mental health-free, self-sufficient and multi-cultural understanding of the community. They offer the following programs: Southeast Asian Recovery Services (SEARS)Gaining Older Adult Life Skills (GOALS)Assist with restoration or maintenance of daily living activities, home visits, educate family and support compliance regarding prescribed medicationAssist in applying for finan...

Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California (Native TANF)
Eligibility: Residents of San Joaquin County who meet income guidelines and have a minor child that is a descendant of a federally recognized tribe or from the California Judgment Roll.
Fees: None

Native TANF Program provides cash assistance, emergency services, child care, transportation assistance and other supportive services. There is an emphasis on providing employment, education and wellness services so that all participants can increase their likelihood of self sufficiency.

Women's Center-Youth & Family Services
Eligibility: Women's Center-YFS serves women, children, teens and men who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking as well as homeless and runaway youth.
Fees: None

Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services is San Joaquin County’s only provider of free, confidential shelter and services specifically designed to meet the needs of homeless and runaway youth and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The organization’s mission is to build a stronger community by fostering the strengths in individuals and by acting as a catalyst to end violence and youth homelessness. Women’s Center-YFS has a staff of 75 providing services at 10 sites throughout San ...