Adolescents

There are 110 programs in the Adolescents Category.

Al-Anon/Alateen
Eligibility: Al-Anon meetings are for anyone whose life has been affected by someone else’s drinking. If someone’s alcoholism is bothering you, please attend any ‘unrestricted’ meeting, both ‘open’ and ‘closed’. ‘...
Fees: None

Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope, in order to solve their common problems. Alateen, part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is a fellowship of young people whose lives have been affected by alcoholism in a family member or close friend. They help each other by sharing their experience, strength, and hope. Please call the Al-Anon/Alateen Information Line or visit the website to receive information about group m...

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

Asian Pacific Self-Development and Residential Association (APSARA) is an educational, problem-solving organization that provides leadership for Park Village Apartments and its surrounding residents by collaborating with larger communities to provide a safe and positive environment that promotes economic development and small business. APSARA offers many services which includes:Housing and Family Support ServicesTutoring Program (After School Program)Mental Health (Outreach and Education)Communi...

Aspiranet (Transition Age Youth Services)
Eligibility: Foster youth meeting the following criteria: Ages 18-24 years old, and Currently meeting AB-12 eligibility or must have aged out of the foster care system
Fees: None

Aspiranet offers Transitional Housing and case management services in Stockton and statewide to those in extended foster care or who have exited the foster care system.

Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop
Eligibility: Youth ages 6 to 18 years old.
Fees: Membership $60, scholarships are available.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca and Lathrop enables all young people, especially those most in need, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca and Lathrop has tested and proven nationally recognized programs that address today’s most pressing youth issues, teaching young people the skills they need to succeed in life.Programs are available in the areas of education, the environment, health, the arts, careers, gang preve...

Boys & Girls Clubs of Tracy
Eligibility: Youth between the ages of 6 and 18 years old.
Fees: Annual fee $40, scholarships are available.

Boys & Girls Club of Tracy provides social, recreational, physical fitness, sports leagues and educational activities including game room activities, handcrafts, fine arts projects, computer skills, recording studio, reading and math support and homework assistance. Employment and life skills training for high school age students through their Torch Club and Keystone Clubs in addition to their volunteer mentoring and tutoring program. Counseling for youth employment and self-help groups are...

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 24-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 such as: HomelessnessRunning awayParental or family violenceHIV/AIDS and other STDsDepression, anger, self-harm, suicide and other topics of importanceServices are anonymous and confidential. Assistance available in all languages. To chat, please visit website www.calyouth.org or tex...

California Human Development (CHD WorkNet Center)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

California Human Development's (CHD) mission is to create paths and opportunities for people to pursue a better life. CHD serves thirty one counties in Northern California and offers training and jobs, affordable housing, disability services, immigration and drug prevention. In San Joaquin County, CHD receives funding from the Department of Labor, La Cooperativa Campesina de California, the State of California and San Joaquin County agencies to provide assistance with occupational training. A...

California Human Development (CHD WorkNet Center)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

California Human Development's (CHD) mission is to create paths and opportunities for people to pursue a better life. CHD serves thirty one counties in Northern California and offers training and jobs, affordable housing, disability services, immigration and drug prevention. In San Joaquin County, CHD receives funding from the Department of Labor, La Cooperativa Campesina de California, the State of California and San Joaquin County agencies to provide assistance with occupational training. A...

California National Guard (Discovery Challenge Academy)
Eligibility: Youth, ages 16 to 18 years old who are behind in credits or at risk of not graduating high school. This program is 100% voluntary.
Fees: None

Discovery Challenge Academy is part of the California National Guard and is a five and a half month residential credit recovery program with a quasi military aspect. During the academy, students will earn sixty five high school credits, serve at least 40 hours of community service, and compete for scholarships. Every student will focus on the following Eight Core Components: Academic ExcellenceLeadership/ FollowershipHealth and HygienePhysical FitnessService to CommunityJob SkillsLife-Coping S...

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 homes. Custom cases will include the child’s first name and 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 chi...

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

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

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

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

Child Find of America, Inc.
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Child Find of America, Inc. is a national not-for-profit charity that works to prevent and resolve all cases of missing and abducted children, and to ensure that all children are in a safe and legal environment.Child Find offers America's families:Free investigation & location services Free kidnapping prevention programsFree referral & support services Free conflict resolution, problem solving and mediation services to families in crisis...

Child Find of America, Inc.
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Child Find of America, Inc. is a national not-for-profit charity that works to prevent and resolve all cases of missing and abducted children, and to ensure that all children are in a safe and legal environment.Child Find offers America's families:Free investigation & location services Free kidnapping prevention programsFree referral & support services Free conflict resolution, problem solving and mediation services to families in crisis...

Children's Home of Stockton
Eligibility: Referrals are only accepted through Juvenile Probation Departments and Social Services Departments. To make a referral, please contact the Residential Director at (209) 395-3564.
Fees: Vary

The Children’s Home of Stockton (CHS) provides a home away from home for those who children who need it most, as its mission is to give at-risk youth an opportunity for a productive life through treatment and education in a safe, nurturing environment. CHS is one of the largest social service organizations in Stockton. They are Medi-Cal certified as a Specialty Mental Health Provider and offer Transition Aftercare services. CHS has served approximately two hundred at-risk youth ages 12 to 19 eac...

City of Stockton Community Services Department
Eligibility: Youth, teens, and seniors living in Stockton.
Fees: Vary

City of Stockton Community Services Department provides the following:Recreation/activitiesCommunity CentersConcerts in the ParkDay CampsInstruction ClassesSportsActivities for TeensVolunteering OpportunitiesLibraries

City of Stockton Community Services Department (Arnold Rue Community Center)
Eligibility: Ages 3 to 60 years old.
Fees: Vary

Arnold Rue Community Center provides youth and adults with an array of organized activities like indoor soccer, arts and crafts, basketball, dances, after school program and senior program. Many more classes available for all ages. Please call for more information. Facilities are available for rental.The Center provides: Holiday celebrationsA fitness room with exercise equipmentGuest speakers and other special events are scheduled throughout the yearHot lunches daily at 11:00 a.m. to seniors....

City of Stockton Community Services Department (Seifert Community Center)
Eligibility: Ages 19 months to 100 years old.
Fees: Vary

Seifert Community Center provides young children, youth and adults with an array of organized activities like indoor soccer, arts and crafts, basketball, after school program and instructional classes. Rooms are available for rent. Please call for more information.

City of Stockton Community Services Department (Stribley Community Center)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

Stribley Community Center provides youth with an array of organized activities like indoor soccer, art contests, teen concerts, arts and crafts, basketball, dances and many others. There is also a Teen Advisory Board, a weight room and the After School Express Program.Senior program available for adults ages 50 and over. Programs offered include painting, crafts, bingo and cards. Seniors are provided with hot lunches daily from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for those 60 and older. Cost for lunch i...

City of Stockton Community Services Department (Van Buskirk Community Center)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Membership fees: 17 years and under: free; 18 to 49 years: $10; 50+ years: $25 (fees cover a fiscal year from July through June).

Van Buskirk Community Center offers recreational and daily programs for all ages. Youth sports and the After School Express program are offered. The facility is equipped with a game room, fitness room and a gymnasium. The gymnasium and multi-purpose room are available for rental.

City of Stockton Community Services Department (Youth Sports and Recreation Program)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

Youth Sports and Recreation Program offers a wide variety of youth sports leagues for boys, girls and adults. There are three community centers that offer programs for seniors, children and adults. Please visit website for more information.

City of Stockton Fire Department (Juvenile Firesetter Education Program)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Juvenile Firesetter Education Program provides educational services to children ages 4 to 14 years, that are considered firestarters. The program is also offered to teens. Please call for more information.

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 Hospice
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Community Hospice is not a place, but a philosophy of care. They believe that when someone is facing an advanced terminal illness they are not alone. Their team of expert physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers and others, step into a patient's home environment to support the patient and family as they navigate their end of life journey. Their goal is to optimize hope, provide comfort and enhance quality of life, helping patients make decisions about how and where they want to spend th...

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

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (CPFSJ) 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 Cou...

Crisis Text Line
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24-hours per day 7 days per week. Support and information are available via text. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the US, anytime, for any type of crisis. A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds immediately. The volunteer crisis counselor will help individuals move from a difficult moment (hot moment) to feeling better (cool moment). When an individual has reached a crisis counselor, ...

Delta Health Care
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: Vary

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

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

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

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

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

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

Delta Health Care’s WIC (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program) continues to be a leader in the provision of WIC Nutrition Services in San Joaquin County, including: enrollment, electronic issuance of food benefits utilizing the new California WIC Card, nutrition and breastfeeding education and support, community referrals, and creation of nutritional care plans for WIC eligible participants at three sites located in Stockton and Lodi. Please call Stockton: (209) 444-8600 or...

Delta Valley Volleyball Club
Eligibility: Girls ages 9 to 18 years.
Fees: $25 per session for clinics, approximately $2,900 per year, plus travel, lodging and food costs for team competitive play.

Delta Valley Volleyball Club teams are age and ability-specific. They compete in the Northern California Volleyball Association from January to June. Training sessions begin in June. The two purposes are to develop skills in volleyball among girls with ability and interest so that they can be recruited into high school and college level teams, and to compete regionally and nationally through club teams. Clinics teach youth how to play volleyball and are offered from June to November. Practi...

Directions Medical Clinic (Lodi Clinic)
Eligibility: Pregnant women and families who are in need of services. Consultations are confidential.
Fees: None

Directions Medical Clinic is a life-affirming licensed medical clinic that educates, empowers, and inspires people to value themselves and their reproductive health. The center provides free pregnancy testing, ultrasound exams, and nurse consultations in a confidential and caring environment. The center provides education about birth control, pregnancy options and healthy relationships. The center's parenting program provides parenting support thru one on one classes. The center also offer a pos...

Directions Medical Clinic (Stockton Center)
Eligibility: Pregnant women and families who need these services. Consultations are confidential.
Fees: None

Directions Medical Clinic is a life-affirming licensed medical clinic that educates, empowers, and inspires people to value themselves and their reproductive health. The center provides free pregnancy testing, ultrasound exams, and nurse consultations in a confidential and caring environment. The center provides education about birth control, pregnancy options and healthy relationships. The center's parenting program provides parenting support thru one on one classes. The center also offer a pos...

Employment Development Department (Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP))
Eligibility: Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) assists youth in the age group of 15-25 that are at risk of dropping out of school or have dropped out of school due to having and/or being one or more of t...
Fees: None

Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) emphasizes education and additionally provides the following services: peer advising, resume building, job application assistance, mock interviews, career outlook and skills assessment, college and financial aid assistance. The YEOP also supplies referrals to supportive services, job leads, training and volunteer opportunities.

Escalon Unified School District (Vista Continuation High School)
Eligibility: High school counselor or administrator must send a request on behalf of the Escalon Unified School District student.
Fees: None

Vista Continuation High School serves young adults (eleventh and twelfth graders) who need to finish requirements to meet high school diploma requirements. Five credits are earned from community service volunteer work.

Facts of Life Line
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Facts of Life Line provides anonymous, toll free, confidential and automated health information and referrals for health care and other services. Pre-recorded health messages are available in English or Spanish. Featured categories:AbortionBirth controlCancerEmergency ContraceptionHealth and WellnessPregnancySex and RelationshipsSexual Orientation and GenderSexually Transmitted Infections (STDs)Chat online or text "PPNOW" to 774636 (PPINFO) to get answers about pregnancy, birth control, emergen...

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

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

Family Resource and Referral Center (Podesto Teen Impact Center)
Eligibility: Youth between 13 to 19 years old.
Fees: None

Podesto Teen Impact Center promotes participation in recreational experiences, health, and wellness through a variety of activities. The Center builds physically and emotionally healthy teens through diverse diverse recreational activities. The Center offers a 4-lane bowling alley, a half-court basketball area, a stage, meeting rooms, a computer room, a snack bar, climbing wall and more. The Center is available for rental for birthday parties, graduation events and other occasions.The Center is...

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

Family Resource and Referral Center 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) (Sibshops)
Eligibility: Typically developing siblings of children with special needs.
Fees: None for families residing in Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne counties.

Sibshops are informal meetings of siblings ages 7 to 14 years. Sibshops consist of recreational activities and learning opportunities. They provide siblings with an opportunity to meet other siblings of children with special needs, exchange information, thoughts, ideas and have fun. The meetings are held in FRN's service areas.

Friends Outside
Eligibility: Anyone of any age who has had contact with the adult or juvenile justice system, whether or not they have been adjudicated, and their family members. Any neighborhood or community that is struggling ...
Fees: None

Since 1955, Friends Outside has provided support for individuals and families during transition in order to reduce risk and improve well-being, including parenting education, employment prep and search, planning and prioritizing, mentoring, and supporting hope for those who are struggling. Their partners in Mission include Behavioral Health, Community Medical, Probation, the Sheriff's Department, Stockton PD, the Office of Violence Prevention, and many other community based organizations. They ...

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 ...

Greater Yosemite Council (Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, Explorer Posts)
Eligibility: All youth (male and female) ages 7 to 20 years old.
Fees: Annual registration $132.

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. Career orientated program...

Greyhound (Runaway Transportation Services)
Eligibility: Youth ages 21 years old or younger.
Fees: None

Runaway Transportation Services will provide transportation home on Greyhound, free of charge, for runaway children of indigent families. The child's parents must go to their police department and have the police contact Greyhound with the information. Greyhound will then issue a ticket with the child's name, to the appropriate bus station, to be picked up by the child. The child must be 21 years or younger. However, children under 15 years of age cannot travel on their own. In such a case,...

Hope Family Shelter (Project Hope)
Eligibility: Single mom or dad with custody of at least one child or couples (must be married and have marriage certificate)Must have birth certificate for children and social security cards for all family members...
Fees: None

Hope Family Shelter provides shelter for families who are homeless in the Manteca area. There is an application process involved for eligibility. Coordination of efforts for housing and employment is provided. Residents stay in a one-bedroom, fully furnished apartment (maximum stay is 90 days). Personal and family counseling is available along with case management. The shelter is part of Hope Ministries, Inc.Hope Family Shelter is part of "Project Hope". With individual and group counselin...

Kelly's Angels Foundation
Eligibility: Children of homicide victims, and victims of violent crimes.
Fees: None

Kelly’s Angels Foundation is a nonprofit working with the community to reach their mission to provide support for children of homicide victims and victims of violent crimes. They are striving to achieve their mission by means of involvement in sports, peer mentoring, tutoring and therapy. This can assist as well as increase the motivation, social and emotional well being in children and adolescents that are living through such a traumatic experience.Kelly's Angels Foundation provides financial s...

Lincoln Unified School District (Early Childhood Education)
Eligibility: For ASES: students attending Colonial Heights Elementary, Claudia Landeen, Don Riggio, Lincoln Elementary, Mable Barron Elementary, Tully C. Knoles Elementary, and John R. Williams Elementary SchoolsF...
Fees: Before and After school programs the fees depend on the hours and days needed. Subsidized care is available.

Lincoln Unified School District offers a number of programs:After School Education and Safety (ASES) provides after school care for children. The program has three main points: academics, enrichment and recreation. A snack is provided daily. Please contact the school directly, for more information.After School Education and Safety sites are as follows:Claudia Landeen Elementary, 4128 Feather River Drive, Stockton, (209) 953-8661. Serves grades K-6Colonial Heights Elementary, 8135 Balboa Avenue, ...

Lodi Boys & Girls Club
Eligibility: Youth between the ages of 6 and 18 years old.
Fees: Annually $35, Sunrise All Day Program during summer is an additional $60 per week.

Lodi Boys & Girls Club provides a safe environment for a broad range of physical, social, recreational and educational programs designed to promote sound personal and social development. It also has self-improvement, creative and informal education programs for children of all ages.

Lodi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (After School Programs and Camps)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary by program.

City of Lodi Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of sports, recreation and activities. Each department publishes a calendar of events and offers a summer program.Teen activities include flag football, basketball, late night basketball, summer swim league, Lodi Babe Ruth baseball/softball, youth tackle football and cheer, youth competitive soccer and American Legion baseball. They utilize youth volunteer time, hire teens as game officials and hire teenagers for other recreation...

Lodi Unified School District (New Horizons Program/Day Care for Pregnant and Parenting Minors)
Eligibility: Pregnant and/or parenting teens in the Lodi Unified School District who are attending school full-time. Plaza Robles High School's campus-based day care is available for infants and children up to th...
Fees: None

The New Horizons Program for Pregnant and Parenting Minors offers a program for Lodi Unified School District's pregnant and parenting students. It is focused on retaining students in school, ensuring their education and progress towards graduation and assisting in goal setting and transitioning to college or career. The program offers prenatal, childbirth and parenting information, extensive exposure to community resources and campus-based counseling. Students may attend regular classes at Plaz...

Manteca Unified School District (Manteca Adult School)
Eligibility: Ages 18 years or older.
Fees: No fee for ESL, Adult Basic or High School Equivalency or diploma classes. CTE fees vary by class.

Manteca Adult School offers English as a Second Language classes, Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency, and High School Diploma courses as well as Career Technical education training. Career Technical pathways include Culinary Arts, Manufacturing & Fabrication, Computer Technology and Logistics. Timed typing test certification, Serv-Safe certification, NCLB Paraprofessional certification, Forklift and Aerial Platform certification and Welding Qualification tests are available....

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 Runaway Safeline
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

National Runaway Safeline is committed to 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 homeTEXT 66008Call 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...

One-Eighty (Counseling & Resources)
Eligibility: Adolescents, teens and their families
Fees: Sliding scale based on income

One-Eighty is dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families make a 180-degree change toward thriving physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Teens and families can receive individual and family counseling with caring professionals who specialize in adolescent and family development. The goals of therapy include identifying the problem, providing relief through understanding, education, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and a creation of...

One-Eighty (Teen Center)
Eligibility: Grades 7-12 living in Lodi.
Fees: None

One-Eighty Teen Center is the ultimate hang-out for teens with pool tables, air hockey, ping pong, climbing wall, video games, espresso and snack bar, homework help and a variety of clubs.One-Eighty Teen Center offers:After school hangout Tuesday through Friday 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Friday night activities 6:45 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. every week a different themeStay up-to-date with all One-Eighty classes and clubs (rotate throughout the year) Cafe: stop by for a cold or warm beverage, a snack, or ju...

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...

Peniel Missions, Inc./World Gospel Mission (The Center)
Eligibility: School age children and youth, 1st through 12th grades.
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 to the children, in a safe environment. Snacks and lunch are provided during the summer break. This is a Christian-based organization.

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 ...

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

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

Pregnancy Resource Center of Tracy
Eligibility: None
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. Childbirth and parenting classes to better understand a baby's development and basic needs are available to teens and first-time moms. PRC does not provide or refer abortion services. Services provided:Free pregnancy tests (accurate, quality tests are used)Information on pregnancy Abortion alternativesPost-abortion support...

Raymus House (Hope Ministries, Inc.)
Eligibility: Shelter for homeless single mothers with custody of at least one childMust have birth certificate for children and social security cards for all family members entering program No drugs or alcoholMust...
Fees: None

Raymus House provides shelter for single mothers with their children. Each family has a fully furnished bedroom and shares the living areas and essential chores. Food is provided at no charge. Counseling is available for all residents, including addictive behavior, adult and children’s psychological counseling and case management. Raymus House is part of "Project Hope". With individual and group counseling, residents are equipped with tools that help them become proactive in restoring their s...

ROP-California Foster Families
Eligibility: Please call for eligibility requirements.
Fees: None

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

ROP-California Foster Families
Eligibility: Please call for eligibility requirements.
Fees: None

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

ROP-California Foster Families
Eligibility: Please call for eligibility requirements.
Fees: None

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

Safety Council
Eligibility: Safety Council community courses are open to the public. Courses require the ability to read, write and understand spoken English in order to understand course content, instructor directions while on ...
Fees: Vary by class.

Safety Council offers the following training programs:Driver Safety Training for adult and juvenile traffic violators as well as corporate employees and Mature Driver Safety for senior driver insurance discountsDUI ProgramsForklift Operational Training provides the training card required by many employers to apply for warehouse and other job positions. The training meets OSHA requirements for basic training on a sit-down forklift and includes two hours of classroom training/two hours of...

San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services (Children and Youth Services)
Eligibility: Children with serious mental health needs.
Fees: Medi-Cal accepted; sliding scale for uninsured.

San Joaquin County Children and Youth Services provides individual, group and family therapy, psychiatric medication services, case management and psycho-education services throughout the County.Other sites:1209 West Tokay Street, Suite 5, Lodi (209) 331-2070129 East Center Street, Suite 3, Manteca (209) 239-555319 East 6th Street, Tracy (209) 835-8583

San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services (San Joaquin County Friday Night Live Partnership)
Eligibility: Participating school sites must submit an Advisor Agreement/Mini-Grant Application in August/September of each school year. This form can be obtained from San Joaquin County Prevention Services. Onc...
Fees: None

San Joaquin Friday Night Live Partnership is a youth development program focusing on alcohol and drug prevention. The mission is to build partnerships for positive and healthy youth development to engage youth as active leaders and resources in their communities. Friday Night Live is designed for high school aged youth and is available at the following high school sites: Bear Creek, Cesar Chavez, East Union, Health Careers Academy, Jane Frederick, Manteca, McNair, Merlo Institute, Stockton Earl...

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 WheelsCase ManagementFamily Caregiver Support ProgramRetired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)Energy programs Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP)Home Energy As...

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 Services:USDA Commodity Food - every 3rd Thursday of each month from 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 Friday before the commodity week; the week of commodities; and last Wednesday of each monthEmergency Food Assistance - Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.; once every 90 days; ...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Thornton Community Center)
Eligibility: Varies. Please call for more information.
Fees: None

Thornton Community Service Center provides assistance to families primarily living in the Thornton/North San Joaquin County area. They offer the following services: Food giveaways on Tuesday and Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Proof of residency in the area for new participants Emergency food programClothes closetVITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program) Youth Program Intramural Sports Program Computer Lab Recreation Games Arts & Crafts Classes Homework Club After-School SnackSenior Program B...

San Joaquin County District Attorney
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office provides protection for those who are witnesses and/or victims of crime or consumer fraud by prosecuting criminal acts aggressively and fairly. They seek to protect the law-abiding and create a safer environment in which the population may live and prosper. The office has a staff of 192 employees including 78 attorneys, 32 investigators, and additional support personnel located in downtown Stockton, the Juvenile Justice Center in French Camp, and co...

San Joaquin County District Attorney (Youth Leadership Academy (YLA))
Eligibility: High school students with a nomination by a teacher or counselor. Applications available for download in the spring at this link https://www.sjgov.org/da/dynamic?id=26298...
Fees: None. Students only pay to receive transferable credits.

For nearly 20 years, high school students from around San Joaquin County have had the excellent opportunity to learn about the Criminal Justice System through a program operated by the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office and the Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin.Open to all high school students, this program provides students with a unique summer learning experience — direct exposure to the justice system in operation. Students also have the opportunity to build profe...

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 witho...

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 yearsMust be referred by a county probation officer or county social worker, unless already emancipated,...
Fees: None

Independent Living Program offers one-on-one case management services and basic skills courses offered through the San Joaquin Delta College Guardian Scholars/YESS Program and the County Office of Education Foster Youth Coordinating Programs. In addition, they have transitional housing programs, college and career tours and events. Please contact an Independent Living Program Coordinator for more information or to determine eligibility for the programs. These services are provided during the tra...

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

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 the o...

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) (Alternative Education - one.Program)
Eligibility: Students who are either on probation, expelled from local district schools, referred by a School Attendance Review Board, Foster Youth Services, enrolled at parent request or homeless.
Fees: None

SJCOE's one.Program uses integrated thematic curriculum, with core subjects taught around a yearly theme divided into four two-quarter units. There are currently 21 school sites throughout San Joaquin County. School sites vary from “general education” to “focus sites.”Students may be referred to the Alternative Program by a district Child Welfare and Attendance official, a School Attendance Review Board, the Juvenile Court, a probation officer or a social worker. A student’s placement may be ...

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) (YouthBuild San Joaquin)
Eligibility: Economically disadvantaged youth between the ages of 17 and 24 years and in need of a high school diploma or a GED.
Fees: None

YouthBuild San Joaquin provides a 9-month training program that is a federally funded partnership between the San Joaquin County Office of Education and San Joaquin Housing Authority. Their mission is to assist undereducated and unemployed young adults, ages 17 to 24 years, to work toward completion of a high school diploma or GED. They also learn construction skills while building affordable housing, develop leadership skills by becoming involved in their community and secure apprenticeships ...

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

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

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

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. Crossover youth are 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 cou...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Project 654)
Eligibility: 7-12 graders who are not on probation and are referred by the school district, the Probation Department, or parents.
Fees: None

Project 654 is a joint program of the San Joaquin County Probation Department and San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE). Probation officers and probation assistants are stationed at various county ONE schools within the community. Their goal is to keep students in school and out of the juvenile justice system. Students attending the SJCOE Community School Program enter into a contract for a duration of six months provided that the students and parents are willing to participate in th...

San Joaquin County Public Defender (Juvenile Division)
Eligibility: Juveniles accused of law violations with petitions (changes) filed with the court. Adults and children with petitions in dependency court where government seeks to modify or terminate parental rights...
Fees: Decided by the court, mostly without substantial loss to indigents.

San Joaquin County Public Defender, Juvenile Division provides zealous legal representation in both dependency and delinquency cases by appointment, from the courts.

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 (Local Health District)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents.
Fees: None

Local Health District provides the following services: registration, analysis of vital records, provision of copies, control of communicable diseases, including immunization, tuberculosis, case-finding and diagnosis treatment of venereal diseases, maternal and child health services, well baby clinics, school health services, health screening, therapy and clinics for handicapped children, health education, public health laboratory and bedside nursing and home health aide services for selected pu...

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC))
Eligibility: WIC serves infants and children up to age 5, pregnant women, and women who recently had a baby. Fathers, grandparents, foster parents of young children and working families are welcome to apply. ...
Fees: None

Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC) helps families by providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, vouchers for healthy foods, and referrals to healthcare and other community services. Sites:Stockton: 620 North Aurora Street, Suite B (209) 468-3280. Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open two Saturdays each month.Manteca: 283 Spreckels Avenue (209) 468-5473. Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open two Saturdays each month...

San Joaquin County WorkNet (WorkNet Youth Services - Private Sector Youth Employment and STEPS)
Eligibility: Youth (ages vary with each program). Enrollment in the youth program of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is open to San Joaquin County residents aged 16 to 24 with barriers to empl...
Fees: None

Private Sector Youth Employment provides universal services to youth in a One-Stop Center. Youth services include job search workshops, assistance with resume preparation, access to labor market information and the necessary tools to obtain employment.Youth may qualify for additional services through WorkNet or one of several contracted youth service providers. To be eligible, youth must be between the ages of 16 and 24 years, economically disadvantaged and have barriers to employment. Servic...

San Joaquin Delta College (Independent Living Program (ILP))
Eligibility: ILP is for current foster youth in San Joaquin County ages 16 up to 21. You can join the program at any time. Fill out a registration form with the link provided and be prepared to show up on zoom eve...
Fees: Classes are free.

ILP is great for foster youth who want to develop the skills and confidence needed to become self-sufficient. It is Adulting 101 - from the big stuff like getting a job, applying for college, and managing a budget to everyday things like cooking, doing laundry, and changing a tire. Topics vary every year. Youth get support, resources, and extra prizes/gifts for participating in classes and activities.

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

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

Sow A Seed Community Foundation
Eligibility: Youth ages 10 to 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 Community supportSow A Seed Community Foundation’s Bright Future Youth Development Program incorporates several youth development and mentoring programs that actively promote healthy lifestyle choice...

State of California Department of Corrections Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI) (Straight Life Program)
Eligibility: Youth ages 7 to 17 years old.
Fees: None

Straight Life Program was designed for youngsters, ages 7 to 17 years, who are experiencing problems with gang involvement, delinquency, drug use or overall disruptiveness. Parent/Guardian must accompany child. Services include a tour of the prison and lectures by inmates three consecutive Saturdays or three consecutive Sundays. Similar programs operate at other state prisons. Application forms must be completed and returned prior to participation in the program.

Stockton Junior Giants (Junior Giants & Junior Giants at Home)
Eligibility: Youth ages 5 to 18 years old.
Fees: None

JUNIOR GIANTS: Junior Giants, the flagship program of the Giants Community Fund, is a free, noncompetitive coed baseball and softball program for boys and girls ages 5-18 years old. Beyond teaching the fundamentals of the game, Junior Giants focuses on the Four Bases of Character Development - Confidence, Integrity, Leadership and Teamwork – and offers programs in Health, Education and Bullying Prevention. To learn more, click here. JUNIOR GIANTS AT HOME: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, th...

Stockton Symphony
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

Formed in 1926, the Stockton Symphony is the third oldest, continuously performing, orchestra in California, surpassed in longevity only by the San Francisco Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Stockton Symphony provides the community with a variety of music, entertainment and esteemed guest artists and is comprised of some of California’s finest professional musicians.Mission: To inspire joy and build community through the magic of music.Vision: Stockton Symphony electrifies audiences of...

Stockton Unified School District (School Age Family Education (SAFE))
Eligibility: Pregnant and parenting students who are enrolled in the Stockton Unified School District and 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 supports pregnant and parenting teens in their roles as students and as parents. The program provides comprehensive childca...

Tech 4 Good powered by Uneed2 (Youth and Family Technology Center)
Eligibility: Must be 10 years old and older.
Fees: Vary

Uneed2 is a non-profit organization that enables individuals to have an equal opportunity in education and career development by bridging the digital divide. Their vision is to bridge the gap by assisting economically challenged individuals with technology to be competitive in the twenty first century economy and break the cycle of poverty. The goal is to allow them to have the same opportunity to reach their full potential as successful, productive and responsible citizens. To accomplish these...

The Arc San Joaquin
Eligibility: Referral from Valley Mountain Regional Center or Department of Rehabilitation. Must be 22 years of age or older.
Fees: None

The Arc San Joaquin provides Adult Development Programs and Supported Employment. Adult Development Programs serve persons with significant intellectual and developmental disabilities. Services help participants to become more independent through adult life skills and communication skills training. Site and community group activities provide social, leisure and volunteer opportunities. Behavior management services help individuals become aware of and better cope with challenges they may be ex...

The Stockton Shelter for the Homeless
Eligibility: Homeless single men, women and families.
Fees: None

The Stockton Shelter for the Homeless houses an average of 350 men, women and children daily. They provide shelter, meals, clothing, and personal hygiene items. In addition, they offer assistance with employment, vocational skills training, and affordable housing. Counseling for substance abuse and referrals to mental health are also provided.

The Table Community Foundation
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Table Community Foundation’s (TCF) mission is to create a better world through change in youth one community at a time. They are committed to creating solutions by recognizing the need for innovative approaches to address existing problems in order to empower and partner with communities, other non-profit organizations and local stakeholders. These partnerships will provide the tools and resources necessary to build a safe place to live, work and play. Their unique focus on the people of the...

Tuleburg Press (The Write Place)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

The Write Place teaches writing, bookbinding, and letterpress printing on vintage presses. It provides writing and book arts classes for children and adults.This Center is located within walking distance from many downtown schools. 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 binding, and paper craf...

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 checksComplete initial certification process and attend pre-certification training...
Fees: For potential foster parents, there are fingerprinting and First Aid/CPR class fees.

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.

Valley Mountain Regional Center (Diagnostic and Case Management Services)
Eligibility: Individuals with developmental disabilities.
Fees: None

Valley Mountain Regional Center provides diagnostic, evaluation, case management and prevention services to children and adults with developmental disabilities to include: autism, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and other special needs disabilities requiring treatment similar to mental retardation.

Victor Community Support Services, Inc.
Eligibility: Children and families in need of mental health treatment. A referral is needed through Behavioral Health Services, Human Services Agency or Probation.
Fees: Subsidized monthly rent and application fees (credit, background check and holding fee).

Victor Community Support Services, Inc. offers the following:The Foster Care Assessment and Treatment Team provides assessment and counseling for mental health needs for children who live with their families, relatives or in foster care homes. This Team helps with referrals and coordinating of other services in a short term or extended basis.Family Vision provides “wraparound” services for children and their families, utilizing a family-centered, strength-based and needs-driven planning process...

Visionary Home Builders of California, Inc. (VHB) (Homebuyer Education​ & Counseling, Rental Counseling & Financial Capabilities/Education)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

Homebuyer Education and Counseling: Visionary conducts a variety of classes and one-on-one counseling courses to help you weave through the maze of affordable housing. These courses, taught in both English and Spanish include: Buying a Home; Homebuyer Education; and Rental Counseling/Assistance. As you work with a housing coach, you will gain confidence in pursuing your dreams of homeownership. The education you receive will assist you in making wise, financial decisions. They are here to help y...

VIVO Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation, Inc.
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

VIVO - Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation, Inc. is a community based, non-profit organization which provides employment, education, and social services to refugees and immigrants of all ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. VIVO's mission is to empower refugees and immigrants, low-income ethnic families to become productive participating citizens, to benefit themselves, their families and their communities through providing comprehensive community social and cultural services, among others, that prom...

Weber Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology
Eligibility: High school-aged students. Application process is required.
Fees: None

Weber Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology is a high-tech high school that offers career training and core academic classes which satisfy the requirements for graduation from Stockton Unified School District. Weber Institute is dedicated to academic and career preparation with an emphasis on good citizenship. Weber Career Academics include the following career areas: Information Technology, Health, Transportation, and Education.Admission applications are accepted during the regular ...

Winning Village, Inc.
Eligibility: Low-income families.
Fees: Sliding scale. Family Resource and Referral Center is accepted for children ages 2-12 years.

Child care for children 2-13 years oldTutoringMentoringCollege-bound workshopsPlease call to schedule a appointment for additional details and eligibility. Due to COVID-19, the Center is temporarily closed.

Winning Village, Inc.
Eligibility: Low-income families.
Fees: Sliding scale. Family Resource and Referral Center is accepted for children ages 2-12 years.

Child care for children 2-13 years oldTutoringMentoringCollege-bound workshopsPlease call to schedule a appointment for additional details and eligibility. Due to COVID-19, the Center is temporarily closed.

YMCA of San Joaquin County (After School & Preschool Program)
Eligibility: Students in K-6 grades attending: Julia MorganManlio SilvaPodesta RanchElk Horn Aspire River OaksIn addition, toddlers and preschoolers ages one years old to kindergarten age are eliigble. ...
Fees: Vary

YMCA of San Joaquin County operates a before and after school program at the following sites: Julia Morgan Elementary, 3777 A.G. Spanos Boulevard, StocktonManlio Silva Elementary, 6250 Scotts Creek Drive, Stockton Podesta Ranch Elementary, 9950 Windmill Park Drive, StocktonElk Horn Elementary, 10505 North Davis Road, StocktonAspire River Oaks Charter School, 1801 Pyrenees Avenue, Stockton