Parenting/Pregnancy Resource

There are 70 programs in the Parenting/Pregnancy Resource Category.

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial Hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, emergency medical care, and community services. Outpatient services include:24-hour emergency urgent careAdult daycarePharmacyLaboratoryPhysical therapyOutpatient surgeryPrenatal clinicPediatric clinicFamily practice clinic and occupational health clinicInpatient services include:SurgeryMaternityIntensive Care Unit (ICU)Acute physical rehabilitation and acute care...

Aspiranet (Foster Care/Adoption/Transitional Housing)
Eligibility: To become a Foster Parent, you must be at least 21 years of age or older. To be eligible for the transition age housing, you must be at least 18 and emancipated from foster care.
Fees: None

Aspiranet is a non-profit agency providing foster care and adoption services. Aspiranet foster and adoption programs work to connect children, youth, and young adults to safe, caring relationships that can last a lifetime. Aspiranet offers a unique breadth and depth of services for children and youth from birth through adulthood. They take a proactive, responsive and forward-thinking approach to the growing needs of the communities they serve.Please call or visit website for more information. ...

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

Family Counseling: clinical counseling for children, individuals, couples, seniors, and family. Also bereavement counseling for family members and friends to address the impact of various kinds of lossParenting Education: nuturing parenting is a series of ten independent lessons which include, goals, objectives, discussion topics, interactive activities, worksheets and handouts.

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

The vision of the San Joaquin County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) is to eliminate child abuse and neglect through prevention, intervention and education programs. CAPC has been in operation since 1978 as a result of a grand jury investigation into the death of three-year-old Latanya Smith, who was beaten to death by her mother’s boyfriend.We are an agency dedicated to preventing child abuse, ensuring safety, education and treatment for abused and at-risk children, and abusive and at-ris...

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 t...

Council for Quality Education and Care of Children (CQECC)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The mission of the Council for Quality Education and Care of Children (CQECC) is to develop a comprehensive plan that promotes the development of quality child care in San Joaquin County through community education, collaboration, and advocacy.It is the vision of CQECC to ensure: High quality child care is affordable and accessible to children of all ages.Parents have the information and skills needed to make sound choices and decisions about their child's education and care while they work or a...

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 school-based health center 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 through one-on-one classes. The center also offers ...

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 offers a po...

Doctors Hospital of Manteca (Growing Expectations)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Growing Expectations program is a hospital-based childbirth preparation class and a breastfeeding class that is offered to the community. A breastfeeding and maternal emotional support group is also available to all mothers regardless of the birth facility.Please call (209) 239-8322 to inquire about upcoming classes and to register. You can also register online at the DHM's website. They have breastfeeding consultations available by appointment for all lactating women. Call (209) 239-8354 for a...

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

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

El Concilio (FamilyWORKs (previously known as CalHEPP Program))
Eligibility: Must be active cash aid recipient
Fees: None

Helping to build stronger families through virtual and in-person home visiting. Supports families by getting kids ready to succeed in school, providing helpful information and activities for you and your child to enjoy with items you may already have in your home, connecting parents with community resources and helping with online searching and applying for jobs.

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 wellbeing 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 on a range of topicsResource Lending LibraryInformation ...

Family Resource and Referral Center (2-1-1 San Joaquin )
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Provides 24-hours per day, 7 days per week information and referral service for San Joaquin County. Call Specialists provide individuals with community resources to meet health and human service needs.

Family Resource and Referral Center (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 child success in schoolParents support group meetings and community resourcesJobs searching toolsParticipants may be eligible for up to $500 in fin...

Family Resource and Referral Center (First 5 Programs)
Eligibility: Families with children 0 to 5 years of age, residing in San Joaquin County. For Oral Health program, SJ TEETH provides services to children from birth to 20 years of age.
Fees: None

Family Resource and Referral Center, First 5 Programs provide early childhood development programs, school readiness, and referrals based on the child's needs. Services include:Developmental screening and appropriate referrals and follow-upHome visitation services for school readiness to familiesTraining/coaching for IMPACT licensed child care providers

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 (Home Visitation Initiative)
Eligibility: Families with children ages birth to 5 years. Families must reside within zip codes 95212, 95215, 95220, 95253, 95236, 95237, 95240, 95366, 95632, and 95686.
Fees: None

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

Family Resource and Referral Center (Parent Voices)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Parent Voices is a parent-led advocate program working to make child care affordable and accessible to all families. San Joaquin County is one of many chapters in California.

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, activity curriculum kits, community resources, and various other services to parents and providers. They also provide child care referrals to licensed child care providers for parents throughout San Joaquin County.

Family Resource Network (FRN)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Family Resource Network (FRN) provides information, referrals and supportive services to families raising children with special needs, as well as to professionals and college students. FRN does not diagnose disabilities and special needs. Some of the services include parent-to-parent support and referrals to community agencies that serve people with disabilities.FRN has an extensive lending library. Resources include topics of interest for parents of special needs children and professionals w...

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. 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 element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. Please call a leader to find out meeting times and locations. You can also find them on Facebook.

Lilliput (Wayfinder Family Services )
Eligibility: For visitation services, must be referred by San Joaquin CPS. For support group, must be in process or an approved parent or kinship caregiver living in San Joaquin County. For post adoption services...
Fees: None

Lilliput a part of Wayfinder Family Services is licensed by the State of California as a foster family and adoption agency to provide permanent and adoptive homes to children in California’s foster care system. Lilliput partners with San Joaquin County to provide supervised visitation and support groups to recruit and train certified kinship, foster and adoptive families.

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 6 weeks to toddlers a...
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 classes at Plaza Roble...

Macaroni Kid Stockton
Eligibility: Families with children and teens residing in Stockton.
Fees: None

Macaroni Kid Stockton is a website published by a local mom that is dedicated to delivering the scoop on all the family-friendly events and activities happening in the community each week. Most activities listed are free or low-cost. A free weekly e-newsletter is sent to all subscribers with a highlight of upcoming events and articles on parenting topics.

Mary Graham Children's Shelter (Walter Britten Visitation Center)
Eligibility: Must have an open Children Services Bureau (CPS) case.
Fees: None

Walter Britten Visitation Center offers supervised visitation for non-custodial parents and their children. Visits can be arranged for evenings or weekends to accommodate parent work schedules. Visits will be one to two hours in duration. Visiting sites are child-friendly rooms or outdoor areas that have toys, books and games.

Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP)
Eligibility: Must meet the following criteria:PregnantA California residentIneligible for no-cost Medi-Cal or Medicare Part A & Part BNo maternity benefits through private insurance, unless deductible or co-pa...
Fees: Total cost is exactly 1.5% of adjusted annual household income after income deductions.

Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP) offers low-cost health coverage for mid-income pregnant women. It has been designed for middle income families without health insurance and whose income is too high for no-cost Medi-Cal. MCAP is also available to those who have health insurance if their deductible or co-payment for maternity services is more than $500. If you qualify for MCAP, your baby is automatically eligible for enrollment in the MCAP Infant Program unless your infant is enrolled in employer-s...

MedMark Treatment Centers Stockton
Eligibility: 18 years of age or older, opioids are primary drug of choice and addicted to opioids for at least 12 months (there are exceptions, please call to speak with a counselor).
Fees: The philosophy of MedMark Treatment Centers is to promote a higher quality of life by providing cost-effective treatment alternatives to individuals who suffer from the disease of addiction.

MedMark Treatment Centers Stockton has been providing outpatient addiction treatment services, helping individuals who are dependent on opioids since 2005. Their treatment team provides supervised medication assisted treatment with the use of Methadone to assist in the patient’s recovery process.Their treatment team includes a medical director, program director, clinical supervisor, nurses and trained counselors who work with each patient to create an individualized treatment plan based on ...

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS). MOPS International exists to meet the needs of every urban, suburban, rural, stay-at-home and working, teen, single and married mom, and moms with different lifestyles who all share a similar desire to be the very best moms they can be! MOPS recognizes that the years from infancy through kindergarten are foundational in a mother-child relationship and are filled with unique needs.MOPS helps moms through relationships established in the context of local groups tha...

Parents by Choice (Foster Family Agency)
Eligibility: Prospective foster parents must be at least 18 years of age, with a clean criminal history and the ability to complete the training process. Please contact the agency for more details.
Fees: None

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

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

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

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 Connections Clinic
Eligibility: Any pregnant patient with at least 1 or more of the following:Unstable housing or HomelessnessActive or prior history of syphilisSubstance use disorder
Fees: None

Pregnancy Connections is an open-access prenatal clinic serving pregnant people who are unhoused, using substances, and/or have been diagnosed with syphilis. This clinic is housed within the Family Medicine department at San Joaquin County clinic in French Camp. Funded by the CDC, Pregnancy Connections offers: Patient-center prenatal careDelivery servicesUltrasound examsMedication for opioid use disorderDrop-in hoursTransportation supportResource referrals such as housing, parenting resources, n...

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...

Right to Protect
Eligibility: For advocacy services, must be a victim or survivor of domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, or stalking. For parenting and anger management classes, you can be self-enrolled or manda...
Fees: Advocacy services are free. Classes require registration fee, plus per-class fee with paid-in-full discount available.

Right to Protect offers the following programs and classes to the community: Victim/Survivor Advocacy: adovcacy services at all levels including accompanying clients to court dates. Parenting classes (virtual/online)Anger Management classes (virtual/online)Safe at Home: enrollment is conducted online and via phone. All eligible California residents are encouraged to apply. CBT Counseling

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 ...

Safe Surrender Baby Program
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Safe Surrender Baby Program provides an option for a parent to surrender a baby who might otherwise abandon their baby in an unsafe place. The Safely Surrendered Baby Law establishes a procedure for the voluntary surrender of a baby within 72 hours of birth. Under this law, parent(s) can safely surrender their baby and be protected from prosecution for child abandonment. It does not require that names be given and allows the parent(s) at least 14 days to reclaim the baby. For Safe Surrender ...

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. Two convenie...

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services provides the following services: paternity testing, establishment of child support orders, child support modifications and the collection and distribution of child support payments. Child support payments can be intercepted from wages, IRS tax returns, franchise tax, disability and lottery winnings. Additionally, unpaid child support payments may result in liens on real and personal property and Worker's Compensation.

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency (Children’s Services Bureau (Child Protective Services))
Eligibility: Children from birth to 21 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/youth is in danger of continued abuse or neglect, including physical, emotional/mental, medical neglect, abandonment, sexual abuse, or sexual exploitation, either in-house family maintenance services or juvenile court intervention are provided. Such intervention attempts are ...

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) (Ready4K)
Eligibility: Parents with young children.
Fees: No cost for signing up for program. Data and message rates may apply for texts.

Ready 4K is a research-based text-messaging program for parents. Each week, you will receive fun facts and easy tips to boost your child's learning. Why should I sign up?All parents want their children to succeed but many run out of ideas. Ready4K can help! The research behind Ready4K shows that receiving helpful texts can significantly increase children's learning (see York & Loeb 2014 study). How do I sign up?Signing up is easy - all you have to do is text R4K SJ to 70138How much does ...

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 bilingual services:Comprehensive screenings and referralsDevelopmental screenings and appropriate referral and follow up for special needs servicesParent As Teacher curriculum to families with children between the ages of 0 to 3 and prenatal momsHealth Education curriculum to families with children between the ages 0 to 5 and prenatal momsRaising A Reader (RAR) pro...

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 bilingual services:Comprehensive screenings and referralsDevelopmental screenings and appropriate referral and follow up for special needs servicesParent As Teacher curriculum to families with children between the ages of 0 to 3 and prenatal momsHealth Education curriculum to families with children between the ages 0 to 5 and prenatal momsRaising A Reader (RAR) pro...

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 Public Health Services (Black Infant Health Program)
Eligibility: African-American pregnant and parenting women, age16 years and older, and up to 6 months postpartum.
Fees: None

Black Infant Health is designed to encourage and support a healthy pregnancy, healthy newborn, and women’s health. They provide 20 group intervention sessions (10 sessions prenatally, 10 sessions postpartum) with complementary case management.

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (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 (Child Passenger Safety Program)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents.
Fees: Please see below.

San Joaquin Public Health Services operates a car seat program for individuals that need help with car seat installation or have received a citation. They discuss the importance of car seats, laws, proper installation, different types of car seats, and general child passenger safety. Children from birth to 2 years old or less than 40 pounds must continue riding rear facing up to the maximum height and weight of their rear facing car seat (usually 40 pounds). Booster seats are required for chil...

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program)
Eligibility: Medi-Cal eligible low-income pregnant and postpartum women.
Fees: None

The Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP) provides a wide range of culturally competent services to Medi-Cal pregnant women, from conception through 60 days postpartum. In addition to standard obstetric services, women receive enhanced services in the areas of nutrition, psychosocial and health education. Services are provided by enrolled CPSP OB providers.

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (Nurse Home Visiting)
Eligibility: Pregnant or parenting a child up to one year of age and parenting a child with special healthcare needs up to age 5 who reside in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Public Health Nurses provide education on issues relating to pregnancy and infant development. They also provide assistance in obtaining prenatal care and health insurance coverage. Home visits are provided to pregnant women, women with high risk pregnancies, high risk infants, postpartum mothers and for infants and children with special healthcare needs. Nurses provide parent education, case management, developmental screenings, and ensure families are connected to medical an...

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 Delta College (Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) Program)
Eligibility: For interested caregivers in San Joaquin County. FKCE provides orientations to learn about the family approval process, pre-service education, classes to fulfill annual hours, and CPR/First Aid certif...
Fees: None

Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) is a program for current and interested caregivers in San Joaquin County. The program is designed to provide a quality education and support opportunities to caregivers of children and youth in out-of-home care so that these providers may meet the educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs of children and youth in the foster care system.Orientations are held every Thursday evening (informational sessions) Pre-Service classes are signed up ...

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...

Share Homes Family Services
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: Vary

Share Homes Family Services is a foster care and adoption agency established in 1987. The goal is to help abused and neglected children who have been removed from their birth family. Share Homes social workers recruit and train foster parents to provide temporary or long term foster care. Share Homes' adoption license was received in 2002. Adoptive parents are recruited and trained to adopt children from the foster care system. The children must live in their potential adoptive home for at ...

Stockton Pregnancy Control Medical Clinic
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary; Medi-Cal accepted/Presumptive Medi-Cal.

Stockton Pregnancy Control Medical Clinic provides elective abortions up to 14 weeks. The fees vary depending on length of pregnancy and if anesthesia is chosen. In addition, the RU-486 pill, the Plan B pill, sonograms and pregnancy tests are available. Now accepting new patients for Family Planning Services which include birth control and PAP smears. Testing for STIs are also available for females and males. Walk-ins are welcome.

Stockton Unified School District (Families in Transition (FIT))
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Families in Transition (FIT) was created to provide assistance to transitional families with issues of school enrollment. The program is designed to identify transitional children and provide appropriate community resources in order to achieve self-sufficiency for the families and enhancement in the education of the children.Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) serves homeless families with children and unaccompanied youth who are residing within the boundaries of SUSD. Services are offered t...

Stockton Unified School District (Family Resource Centers)
Eligibility: Stockton Unified School District Parent/Guardian
Fees: None

Family Resource Centers offers parenting classes and resources to families with Stockton Unified School District students. Parents and guardians of students at SUSD can participate at the district level Parent Advisory Committee. The role of the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) is to advise, recommend, and review matters pertaining to the Local Control Accountability Plan and Local Control Funding Formula. There are two affinity groups: LatinX PAC and African American/ Black PAC (AABPAC). Please ...

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 ...

Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma an International Society of Educators Stockton (Books for Babes)
Eligibility: Newborn babies and their parents.
Fees: None

Books for Babes is a community-based, early-literacy project initiated by TAU Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an International Society of Educators in Stockton. Their mission is to prepare children for success in school through early exposure to books and the spoken language so that they may enter school with confidence and master grade-level reading by the third grade. Books for Babes serves two local hospitals in San Joaquin County: St. Joseph's Medical Center and San Joaquin General Hospital, w...

Tracy Unified School District (Building Literacy Together)
Eligibility: Preschools enroll children living within Tracy Unified School District boundaries who turn four by December first and meet one or more of the high need criteria identified by First 5 of San Joaquin....
Fees: None

Building Literacy Together provides:Health insurance and developmental screening for preschool childrenRaising a Reader family literacy programSummer kindergarten bridge programs which also include health insurance screening and developmental screeningParent workshops and family learning events on various school readiness topics

Triad Family Services
Eligibility: Foster parents must meet state requirements.
Fees: None

Triad Family Services provides training to certify homes for foster placement of abused and neglected children ages 0 to 18 years of age. Triad supplies monthly reimbursement for care of children placed in the foster home.

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.

YMCA of San Joaquin County (Youth Sports)
Eligibility: Families who live in San Joaquin County.
Fees: Vary by program.

YMCA of San Joaquin County offers programs in education, family preservation, leadership in the community, sportsmanship and building self-esteem. YMCA offers reading, story hours, homework help and English classes. In addition, YMCA features day camps, child care centers, youth sports and swim lessons. Volunteer positions working with youth and families are available. Employment opportunities working with youth sports, child care and aquatics are also available.

Zeta Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma/ Lodi Memorial Hospital (Books For Babes)
Eligibility: Newborns at Lodi Memorial Hospital.
Fees: None

Books for Babes is a literacy project of the Zeta Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma serving Lodi Memorial Hospital. Each newborn baby is given his or her first "Read to Me" book to encourage reading between the parent and child.