Health Education

There are 78 programs in the Health Education Category.

Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Annual membership $35

Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating suffering and death due to asthma, allergies and related conditions. Founded in 1985, AANMA’s core areas of expertise are education, advocacy and outreach. AANMA’s flagship publications “Allergy & Asthma Today” magazine and “The MA Report” newsletter and website are consumer lifelines to medical news and healthy living.

Alzheimer's Aid Society of Northern California
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Alzheimer’s Aid Society of Northern California provides families with education, support, guidance and referral services. The Society promotes education to the general public and the professional community and conducts in-services to skilled nursing, residential facilities and law enforcement. The Society also contributes to research seeking the cause, possible prevention, treatment and cure of Alzheimer's disease. The Society works to educate legislators about Alzheimer's disease, as well as...

Alzheimer's Association - Greater Sacramento Office
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Alzheimer's Association - Greater Sacramento Office's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's through the advancement of research, to provide enhanced care and support to all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The office serves eight counties in the Greater Sacramento area, including San Joaquin. They estimate that over sixty thousand people in the region have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia and over one hundred and eighty thousand car...

American Cancer Society
Eligibility: Cancer - diagnosed patients, caregivers, and their families.
Fees: None

American Cancer Society provides support to cancer patients and their families at no direct cost to patients or the people who care for them. This includes transportation to medical appointments, transportation reimbursement, lodging, support groups and wigs. American Cancer Society also provides information on all types of cancer and prevention education. A live chat line is available. Cancer Support Groups hosts two cancer support groups:"Reach to Recovery" puts women with breast cancer into...

American Childhood Cancer Organization (Childhood Cancer Support)
Eligibility: Families, caregivers or medical staff caring for children diagnosed with cancer.
Fees: None

American Childhood Cancer Organization is a national non-profit membership organization whose mission is to provide information and support for children and adolescents with cancer and their families. They provide grassroots leadership through advocacy and awareness, and support research leading to a cure for all children diagnosed with this life-threatening disease. They offer free books to families of children with cancer. Referrals are made to chapters in the local area for support groups. ...

American Council of the Blind
Eligibility: Blind, visually impaired and sighted individuals whose purpose is to work toward independence.
Fees: Annual membership - $25, free to members

American Council of the Blind (ACB) is a national organization of blind, visually impaired and sighted individuals whose purpose is to work toward independence, security, equality of opportunity, and improved quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people. ACB programs and services include: "The ACB Braille Forum", a bimonthly publication available in braille, large print, on NLS-style cartridge (audio), and by e-mail subscription and at www.acb.org. The magazine is free to members; ...

American Diabetes Association
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) was established to provide a wide range of services and programs. Its mission is to prevent and cure diabetes to help improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Information and literature about diabetes, nutrition and the complications of the disease are available on as-needed basis by contacting the office. Services include:Referrals to diabetes educators and diabetes resourcesSummer camps for children and teenagersSupport groups and education...

American Heart Association / American Stroke Association
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

American Heart Association (AHA) is a nonprofit voluntary health agency funded by private contributions. They are dedicated to the reduction of death and disability from cardiovascular diseases like heart diseases and stroke. They are one of the world's largest voluntary health organizations with about tow thousand two hundred community organizations in all states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. More than three point seven million people volunteer with the American Heart Association ...

American Kidney Fund
Eligibility: Anyone diagnosed with kidney disease and their families.
Fees: None

American Kidney Fund is a nationwide information and referral service for persons with kidney-related disorders and their family members. Educational materials on kidney - related disorders are also available.

American Lung Association in California
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

American Lung Association in California works to prevent lung disease and promote lung health through education, community service, advocacy and research. Lung disease, including asthma, emphysema and lung cancer, is the third leading cause of death in America.Please call the American Lung Association for answers to questions about asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (C.O.P.D.), emphysema, tuberculosis and other lung diseases as well as questions about the health effects of air pollut...

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

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 http://www.redcross.org and click "Training and Certification"The Gold Country Region serves twenty four counties in California: Alpine, Amador, B...

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...

Astoria Senior Living (Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group/Grief Support)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Astoria Senior Living is an assisted living and memory care facility that offers educational seminars and support groups. Caregiver Support Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month with families and friends who have a loved one with dementia.

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton
Eligibility: Vary
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...

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton (Health Care Access Program)
Eligibility: Open to all San Joaquin County residents in need of health care.
Fees: None

Health Care Access program assists uninsured individuals in applying for Medi-Cal, Medi-Cal Expansion and Kaiser Child Health Plan. Certified Enrollment Counselors (CECs) provide case management to clients to ensure utilization and retention. They also assist with annual renewals and selection of a doctor or a dentist. CECs help guide individuals with navigating the health care coverage system in both Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties and are bilingual in Spanish/English. CECs provide outreac...

CDA Foundation (CDA Cares)
Eligibility: Californians in need of dental care, including anyone with difficulty accessing dental care, including uninsured, underinsured, unemployed, adults and children of any age.
Fees: None

The mission of the CDA Foundation is to improve the oral health of all Californians by supporting the dental profession in its efforts to meet community needs. Oral health is critical to the total health and well-being of an individual. For young children, it means they won’t live with pain or miss school. For adults, it can enhance employment outcomes, improve their overall health and quality of life and, for many, restore dignity.The CDA Foundation facilitates CDA Cares events and grant opport...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) (National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention maximizes public health and safety nationally and internationally through the elimination, prevention, and control of disease, disability, and death caused by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs and TB. Educational materials are also available to download, view online or to order for mailing at no cost. Information is available in both English and Spanish.

Centre Plate
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Centre Plate provides educational classes and nutritional presentations to the community.Centre Plate provides health education services, exercise and dance classes (Yoga for Health, Zumba, African Dance, Running, Drumming), gardening and farming classes, and cooking demonstrations. Committed to helping provide sustainability for years to come and create a healthy eating lifestyle for anyone. Educational classes topics include: high blood pressure, diabetes and colon health....

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

Children At Risk Resources Foundation (CARR) 4 Kids, Inc.'s mission is to empower youth to make smart choices that promote a healthy lifestyle. Their “My First Steps Series” addresses a variety of subject matter in an easy, simple and straightforward booklet. These booklets are for everyone, young and elderly.CARR’s 4 Kids' motto is “A Vehicle to Empower Kids” and they strive to educate youth about health, behavioral and coping issues by providing imaginative guidelines to make smart choices.CA...

Community Medical Centers, Inc. (CARE LINK "Health Care for the Homeless")
Eligibility: Eligibility is based solely on a person's housing status.
Fees: None

CARE LINK "Health Care for the Homeless" program provides access to primary health care for the greater Stockton area's homeless population. CARE LINK does the following: Provides primary health care services for the homeless at the Gleason House Medical Clinic, 423 South San Joaquin Street, Stockton; all Community Medical Centers, Inc. clinic sites and the Care Link Outreach Program at locations throughout San Joaquin CountyProvides medical outreach services and street outreach to inform homele...

Community Medical Centers, Inc. (Early Intervention Services (EIS) Program)
Eligibility: Must complete application to determine eligibility. Must show or be able to obtain:Proof of HIV-positive status (copy of test result or diagnosis from medical record)Proof of living in the San Joaquin...
Fees: Medi-Cal, Medi-Care and private insurance accepted. Sliding scale payment plans are offered. No patient will be denied healthcare services due to inability to pay. Fees are based on annual income and ...

Community Medical Centers (CMC) Early Intervention Services (EIS) Program is federally-funded by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program and has been providing quality, outpatient health care for treatment and support services to people living with HIV/AIDS and their affected family members in Stockton and throughout San Joaquin County for over 20 years. Services include a variety of outpatient clinical and wraparound non-medical care to link and retain patients/clients in treatment that will become and...

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center
Eligibility: Eligibility requirements are as follows:Client must be caring for an adult with a cognitive impairing condition that occurred after the age of 18 (for example: dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, t...
Fees: None

Family Consultation/Case Management Services Their professional staff works with families and caregivers to provide support, alleviate stress, examine options and enable them to make decisions relating to the care of adults. Del Oro also helps identify existing and potential services to assist caregivers in coping and meeting their needs, as well as the needs of care recipients. Del Oro’s Family Consultants provide an assessment of caregiver needs, short and long-term care planning, and ongoing ...

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...

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...

Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California is a charitable organization leading the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy. The Foundation directs information, resources and support toward the over 140,000 Northern Californians living with epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California provides information about support groups and general information to educate the public about Epilepsy. The Foundation also helps by providing training to ...

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 (FamilyWORKs)
Eligibility: CalWORKs recipients with children 3 years of age or younger.
Fees: None

FamilyWORKs provides an in-home program that matches families with trained professionals who make personal home visits. It includes Raising A Reader family literacy program, child developmental screenings, and health insurance screenings. Services provided by Parent Coaches. Uses Parent as Teacher (PAT) curriculum.The program includes:Preparation for children success in schoolParents support group meetings and community resourcesJobs searching toolsParticipants may be eligible for up to $500 in ...

Family Resource and Referral Center (Help Me Grow Call Center)
Eligibility: Families with children ages birth to 5 years living in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

Help Me Grow Call Center provides developmental and social-emotional screenings of children ages birth to 5 years, referrals based on the child's needs and follow up. Uses Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ), a nationally-recognized model. Services provided by a Community Resource Specialist.

Family Resource and Referral Center (San Joaquin Treatment & Education for Everyone on Teeth and Health (SJ TEETH))
Eligibility: Children between birth and 20 years of age and receiving Medi-Cal.
Fees: None

San Joaquin Treatment & Education for Everyone on Teeth and Health (SJ TEETH) provides assistance to families with children to improve oral health. A Certified Enrollment Counselor will assist in identifying and selecting a dentist and secure dental appointments. Funded by First 5 San Joaquin Children and Families Commission.Oral health services available through Denti-Cal include:Exams and x-raysScreening for cavitiesCleaningFluoride treatment and sealantsFillings and crownsRoot canalsBrac...

Family Resource Network (FRN) (San Joaquin Treatment & Education for Everyone on Teeth & Health (SJ TEETH))
Eligibility: Children and youth between one and 20 years of age and receiving Medi-Cal.
Fees: None

SJ TEETH provides assistance to families with children to improve oral health. A Care Coordinator will assist in identifying and selecting a dentist and secure dental appointments. Funded by First 5 San Joaquin Children and Families Commission.Oral health services available through Denti-Cal include:Exams and x-raysScreening for cavitiesCleaningFluoride treatment and sealantsFillings and crownsRoot canalsBracesAppliances to replace missing teeth...

Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ)
Eligibility: Residents of San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties who are eligible for California's Medi-Cal program..
Fees: None

Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) is a publicly sponsored, local non-profit, health care plan designed by and for the people of San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. HPSJ is available for San Joaquin and Stanislaus county residents for Medi-Cal benefits. A directory of participating health care providers is available for members. HPSJ offers: Primary care and specialist physicians and clinicsPharmacy prescriptionsBehavioral HealthCustomer serviceBilingual & interpreter servicesTransportation ...

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has as its focus, finding a cure for type one diabetes and its complications through the support of research. JDRF is an organization for all ages, and all stages of this disease. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until they achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, regulatory influence, and a working plan to bet...

La Leche League of Stockton and Lodi California
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

La Leche League provides information, counseling and a support group for mothers who wish to breastfeed their infants. The group meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at BlackWater Cafe in Stockton. The Blackwater Cafe is located at 912 North Yosemite Avenue, in Stockton.Their mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important elemen...

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...

Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) (Health)
Eligibility: Reside in LSNC Health Unit's service area (includes San Joaquin County), and be a U.S. citizen or eligible immigrant.
Fees: None

Health Unit offers free legal advice for health care consumers regardless of age or income. Assistance ranges from information and advice to representation at hearings and appeals. Advice is provided on all forms of coverage including through Covered California, Medi-Cal, Medicare, county programs, COBRA, employer group health plans, and others.

Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.
Eligibility: None. Information is available to anyone interested in learning about Lupus.
Fees: None

Lupus Foundation of America's mission is to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education, support and advocacy. The ultimate goal of the foundation is to eradicate the disease through improved medical research. This chapter serves the entire State of California.

Mended Hearts, Inc. (Stockton Chapter #40)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Mended Hearts, Inc. Stockton Chapter #40 is a support group for individuals who have had open-heart surgery and for their families as well. Meetings are designed to provide moral support for patients and their families. All patients meet with a counselor prior to open-heart surgery to discuss concerns or issues associated with the procedure. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month, excluding July, August and December, in Classroom 2 on the lower level of St. Joseph's Medical Cent...

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) (Northern Region)
Eligibility: Must be referred by a personal physician or MDA director. Serving 24 counties, Yolo to Stanislaus, and Sacramento to Oregon border.
Fees: None

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) provides comprehensive medical services to people with neuromuscular diseases at some 240 hospitals and affiliated clinics across the country. MDA provides an initial diagnosis and follow-up care, recreation at MDA summer camps, a variety of support groups, annual family information conferences, seminars and information exposé. Summer Camp programs are available for children that have medical referrals.

National Alliance for Hispanic Health (Su Familia National Hispanic Family Helpline)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Su Familia National Hispanic Family Helpline offers free reliable and confidential health information in Spanish and English. Health Promotion Advisors provide basic information on a wide range of health topics and can refer to a health care provider in your community.

National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County (Signature Programs include Support Groups and Educational Classes)
Eligibility: National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County offers Programs and Support Groups for "family members" as well as for "Individuals" living with a mental health condition. There are no fees...
Fees: None

National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County (NAMI SJC) provides personal and mutual support for families and individuals living with a mental illness, including information and referral services. It assists families and individuals with coping and survival skills.There are no fees for any of their support groups or classes.Membership in NAMI is encouraged, but is not a requirement for participation. The NAMI Family Support Group prior to COVID-19 met in person on a regular basis ...

National Cancer Institute (Cancer Information Service)
Eligibility: Information specialists at NCI’s Cancer Information Service are available to help answer your cancer-related questions whether you are a patient, family member or friend, health care provider, or rese...
Fees: None

National Cancer Institute's Information Service provides accurate, up-to-date, and reliable information that is easy to understand and free of charge. Their trained information specialists provide personalized responses to a range of cancer questions, including:Tailored clinical trials searches Cancer research How to find cancer treatment centers Cancer prevention and early detection Risk factors Symptoms Diagnosis and treatment Living with...

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship's (NCCS) mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer. Founded by and for cancer survivors, NCCS created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life. NCCS has worked with legislators and policy makers to represent cancer patients and survivors in efforts to improve their quality of care and quality of life after diagnos...

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. The following is a listing of activities and programs: NEDA sponsors National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW) held during the last week of February each year. There are over 350 NEDAW coordinators, teachers, social workers, eating disorder professionals and college teams who distribute educational materials ...

National Kidney Foundation of Northern California
Eligibility: None for information and referrals. For programs and services, must be a kidney patient or family member of a kidney patient.
Fees: None

National Kidney Foundation of Northern California provides literature on kidney and urology diseases and organ donation. Free kidney health screenings are also provided in various communities. They serve the Northern California, Oregon, and Washington area.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Eligibility: Persons with multiple sclerosis and/or their families, health care professionals, employers and the community at large.
Fees: None, except for some programs.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society publishes a quarterly magazine, “MS Connection”. The publication includes lists of self-help group meetings in San Joaquin County. This society loans informational videos, books and audio tapes. Information in Spanish is also available.

National Stuttering Association (NSA) (Roseville/Sacramento Chapter)
Eligibility: Individuals who stutter, parent of a person who stutters or those who have a special interest in stuttering.
Fees: None

Sacramento Chapter of the National Stuttering Association meets monthly as a support group for People Who Stutter (PWS). They offer a safe and comfortable place to openly discuss speech concerns and provides support while reminding each other they are not alone. They do allow parents and educators to join their local monthly chapter meetings. The National Stuttering Association is a non-profit self-help organization. Resources, DVD’s and a website with current research is available. In additi...

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Eligibility: Individuals with limited financial resources.
Fees: Low to no-cost.

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte provides confidential and low-cost services. Medi-Cal welcome. Day, evening and Saturday hours are offered.Family Planning information and education, medical services including pregnancy testing, birth control exams, routine medical exams, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, abortion services, AIDS testing and counseling, breast and testicular exams and prenatal care are provided. Educational presentations are offered to the community. These ...

Postpartum Support International
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Postpartum Support International (PSI) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in every country worldwide.It is the vision of PSI that every woman and family worldwide will have access to information, social support, and informed professional care to deal with mental health issues related to childbearing. PSI promotes this vision through advocacy and collaboration, and by educating and training t...

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...

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 ...

San Joaquin County Clinics (Healthy Beginnings)
Eligibility: Low-income females residing in San Joaquin County.
Fees: Medi-Cal, Medi-Care and private insurance accepted. Pending Medi-Cal and Medi-Care is also accepted. Sliding scale payment plans are offered. For more information, contact registration department.

Healthy Beginnings provides pregnancy counseling and prenatal care to low-income women living in San Joaquin County. Classes and workshops are also available to teach infant CPR, general care of an infant, childbirth and parenting. Family planning counseling, emergency contraception and health maintenance of female reproductive organs are also provided. Healthy Beginnings accepts former and current alcohol and drug users. It refers high-risk patients to San Joaquin General Hospital. Three conven...

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 Office of Education (SJCOE) (SJCOE Roots of Readiness Home Visitation Program)
Eligibility: Ages birth to 5 years old Pregnant moms living in 95336 and 95337 zip codes
Fees: None

Parent Educators, through the San Joaquin County Office of Education Roots of Readiness Home Visitation Program offer the following services:First 5 San Joaquin also funds home visitation programs that serve the entire county. Please call to find out which agency serves your zip codeComprehensive screenings and referralsDevelopmental screenings and ensure appropriate referral and follow up for special needs servicesAdminister the Parent As Teacher curriculum annually (for duration of 12 months) ...

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 (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS))
Eligibility: Individuals who have lost an infant due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Fees: None

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) program provides grief and bereavement services and case management to families and/or child care providers who have experienced the death of an infant due to SIDS. A Public Health Nurse will make contact with the family within three working days after notification from the coroner about the death, and provide support services, information, referrals to community resources. Community and provider education about SIDS are offered anytime.

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 Dental Referral Service
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin Dental Referral Service is an answering service that contracts with some of the local dentists for the purpose of referring patients.

San Joaquin Dental Society
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin Dental Society is a resource for oral health news and updates and can help with referrals to find a local dental provider.

San Joaquin Medical Society
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin Medical Society assists the public with a physician, hospital and clinic locator, a list of patient support groups, patient news and information regarding insurance. Please visit their website.

Spina Bifida Association (SBA National Resource Center)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Spina Bifida Association is a non-profit organization which promotes the prevention of Spina Bifida and enhances the lives of all affected. This organization provides services such as:National Resource Center (information and referral service)SB Insights blogLegislative updates Publications Conferences and educational symposiumsCorporate and affiliate chapters and eventsSB-You educational webinar series for adultsSB StoriesIndividual and systems advocacy...

St. Joseph's Medical Center (Diabetes Education Empowerment Program (DEEP))
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

St. Joseph’s Medical Center Community Health Education Department provides the DEEP program, which is a Diabetes Education Empowerment Program. This is a six-week, hands-on and interactive diabetes curriculum. It is free. Please call for more information or to sign up.

St. Joseph's Medical Center (Diabetes- Lo Basico Para Una Vida Saludable)
Eligibility: Abierto a la comunidad de habla hispana que está interesado en aprender más sobre la diabetes. Open to the Spanish speaking community who is interested in learning more about diabetes.
Fees: Gratis. None.

Diabetes- Lo Basico Para Una Vida Saludable ofrese una clase gratis para informacion y educacion sobre el Diabetes. This is a Spanish Diabetes education program.

St. Joseph's Medical Center (St Joseph's Cancer Institute)
Eligibility: Cancer patients and their families. Clinical treatment requires physician referral.
Fees: None

St. Joseph's Cancer Institute (SJCI) is the only accredited cancer program in San Joaquin County. SJCI includes a dedicated inpatient oncology department and state of the art radiation therapy. In addition, St. Joseph’s provides cancer support groups and support for patients and families dealing with cancer. This includes a 6-week cancer survivng and thriving class; free medically supervised exercise program to assist wih fighting fatigue, gaining stamina and more.The Navigator Program is avail...

St. Joseph's Medical Center (Sugar Fix)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

When it comes to dealing with diabetes, "fixing" sugar levels is not as sweet as it sounds. That’s why St. Joseph’s Medical Center offers a variety of classes and support to help individuals keep their glucose levels in a healthy range. Please call to register. Join their Sugar Fix group for informative presentations and support through the highs and lows of your journey with diabetes. Sessions are free and open to all; caregivers and family members are welcome.

St. Joseph's Medical Center (Sweet Journey 101)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

St. Joseph’s Medical Center is now offering an interactive and fun diabetes basics workshop, Sweet Journey 101. The first class is offered every first and third Tuesday of the month, so you have the option to pick a day and time that works best for you. This one-time course is geared to offer tips and tools to better manage your health. Please call to register.

Stockton/San Joaquin Parkinson's Disease Support Group
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Stockton/San Joaquin Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets the second Thursday of each month (except December and July) at 1:30 p.m. in West Hall at O'Connor Woods. The group is designed for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease as well as for their family and caregivers. It provides attendees with an opportunity to share and learn from others who are experiencing similar difficulties.

Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (Breastfeeding Education and Supplies)
Eligibility: Expectant and new mothers. Open to the community. By appointment only.
Fees: None

Breastfeeding education, lactation support, and breastfeeding supplies are available by appointment. Certified Lactation Consultants offer support to expecting and new moms needing information and support for successful breastfeeding of their child.

Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (Childbirth Education Classes)
Eligibility: Expectant parents, pre-registration is required.
Fees: $50 per couple. Fee is waived for those who deliver at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital.

Childbirth Education Classes draw upon a variety of techniques. Childbirth instructor prepares expectant mothers and their partners for birth. The class includes instruction in relaxation and breathing to reduce the discomfort of labor, the partner's role, possible medical procedures, medicated and non-medicated labor and anesthesia, postpartum and newborn care, along with a tour of the Obstetrics Department. This class is held on specific Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and offers the ...

The Organizing and Leadership Academy
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Organizing & Leadership Academy (TOLA) is a rigorous “hands-on” training program for individuals interested and motivated to pursue a career in organizing. The TOLA program is demanding and effective.TOLA Fellows participate in classroom instruction, do significant reading and reflective writing, and are challenged by experienced organizers, community leaders and elected officials. Most importantly, fellows work on real projects to develop the discipline and skills necessary to become ef...

University of California Cooperative Extension of San Joaquin County (CalFresh Healthy Living, UC Program )
Eligibility: Low-income families in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

CalFresh Healthy Living, UC Program: offers workshops at local agencies serving low-income families and individuals in San Joaquin County. The workshops promote healthy eating, physical activity, food resource management skills and safe food handling. The following is a list of their programs:Youth program offers San Joaquin County children research-based nutrition and physical activity focused curicula. The information helps them make consistent, healthful choices in their daily lives. Audien...

University of California Cooperative Extension of San Joaquin County (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP))
Eligibility: Participants must satisfy one of the following:Receive or be eligible to receive federal food assistanceHave a monthly household cash income that is at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty LevelBe a p...
Fees: None

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) participants learn to:Plan nutritious mealsIncrease physical activityStretch their food dollarPractice safe food handlingPrevent obesity through healthy lifestylesLife skillsTarget Audience: families with children under 18 years of age. Participants should be responsible for planning and preparing family meals.

University of California Cooperative Extension of San Joaquin County (Healthy San Joaquin Collaborative)
Eligibility: Must work in or reside in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

Healthy San Joaquin Collaborative is a member organization of San Joaquin County that works collectively to bring about individual, community, system and environmental changes to shape nutrition and physical activity behaviors.

Wellness WORKs! (Work Wellness: The Basics)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County CalWORKs participants. Must be referred by a CalWORKs Employment and Training Specialist (case manager).
Fees: None

Wellness WORKs! is a center that provides wellness classes and activities to the San Joaquin County CalWORKs population. The Wellness WORKs! program teaches participants the tools needed to become a healthier and productive person in both the home and the workplace.The One-Week program may be used for CalWORKs participants that have been identified by their case managers as having the following barriers or needs:Frequent employment losses (firing or quits) Prerequisite for participants without ...