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0-5 YEARS OLDS

  • Amador Child Abuse Prevention Council
    The Amador Child Abuse Prevention Council (ACAPC) provides free workshops and training in our community in order to bring awareness of the issues surrounding child abuse and neglect to the public and provide information on how to prevent child abuse and n
  • Drew Child Development Corporation
    Drew Child Development Corporation has a free school readiness program for families ages 0-5; a Mommy and Me program; case management; Speech and Occupational Therapy; infant massage; and NIA (mind, body, spirit self healing dance class).
  • First 5 Butte County Children & Families Commission
    Information and resources for families living in Butte County
  • First 5 El Dorado County
    Improve the lives of El Dorado County children ages 0-5 and their families by promoting, enhancing and developing comprehensive early childhood systems through collaborative partnerships, early care and education, health and community services.
  • First 5 Glenn County
    First 5 Glenn County makes vital decisions to improve the lives of children ages 0 to 5 and their families. First 5 Glenn County funds education, health, childcare and other programs that promote early childhood development.
  • First 5 Lake County
    First 5 Lake County funds programs and agencies that provide education, health services, child care and other programs for expectant parents and children birth to 5.
  • First 5 Nevada County
    Visit our Nevada County Parent’s section. We’ve got tips on everything from local activities to great recipes on our blog. Other links on the page take you to articles, sign-ups for our programs and classes, links to community resources and helpful websit
  • First 5 Plumas County
    All Plumas County children will thrive in supportive, nurturing and loving environments, enter school healthy and ready to learn, and become productive, well-adjusted members of society.
  • First 5 Santa Barbara County
    First 5 Santa Barbara County Children and Families Commission works in partnership with individuals and organizations throughout the county, to support the health, early learning and well-being of children pre-natal through age 5 and their families.
  • First 5 Tulare County
    First 5 Tulare County will enhance the early development of Tulare County’s children by providing direct services, funding partner organizations, and participating in an integrated system of care serving children prenatal through age five and their famili
  • First 5 Ventura County
    We put kids first with community-based health, early learning and family strengthening programs anchored by 11 locally designed Neighborhoods for Learning.
  • First 5 Yuba County
    First Five Yuba is committed to improving the status of Yuba County children aged zero to five years old, and their families.
  • Mountain Special Needs Network
    The goal is to reach families with special needs children 0-5 (especially the target population of children born within the autistic spectrum) to expedite the process of early intervention, diagnosis, treatment, support and education. MSNN will offer ther
  • Project Cuidar
    A project of First 5 San Bernardino County and Cal State University San Bernardino. Project CUIDAR provides parenting education, child enrichment groups, training for professionals and educational workshops for caregivers.
  • Volunteers of America of Southwest California
    Early Head Start program- Provides support and outreach services to low-income and special-need families with children under 3 years of age. Program provides home-based and center-based services including free well baby and parent home visits, free child

6-9 YEAR OLDS

10-18 YEAR OLDS

  • ARTsopolis Kids
    local arts programming for young children.
  • Project Caring and Sharing
    Services and supports including daily needs, youth mentoring and tutoring, to youth and families in Pomona Valley, San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire. Free support group for families of the incarcerated. Brown Memorial Temple Church, 985 W. Holt, Po

ADOPTION

  • Adopt A Special Kid
    Adopt A Special Kid is licensed as an adoption and foster care agency in 21 Northern California Counties. We provide all necessary social work services and training at no cost to families interested in fostering or adopting children in foster care.
  • Children’s Bureau of Southern California
    Every day at Children’s Bureau we strive to create a world where all children grow up with endless possibilities and potential.

BASIC NEEDS – FOOD

  • Project Angel Food
    Providing food to lower income families. Meal Delivery Programs, Nutrition Counseling

BASIC NEEDS – HOUSING

  • Foothill Family Shelter, Inc.
    Houses homeless adults and children for a period of up to 120 days, free of rent and utility charges. We also provide one-year transitional housing as well as permanent housing

CHILDCARE

  • California Child Care Resource and Referral Network
    Parent Voices combines leadership development, advocacy, and community organizing in its efforts to increase funding, improve quality, and provide better access to child care
  • California School-Age Consortium
    CalSAC provides afterschool and out-of-school time programs and professionals with the training and support they need to deliver high quality, affordable programming for kids. Through our statewide network of members and chapters, we aim to mobilize the a
  • Parent Voices 4 C’s of Alameda County
    Community Child Care Council (4C’s) of Alameda County is a private, non-profit agency providing services that benefit children, families, and the professional child care community. Our mission is to develop and coordinate resources to strengthen families
  • Parent Voices 4C’s of Sonoma
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Amador County
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Bananas
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Central Valley Children’s Services Network
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Child Action
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Child Care Coordinating Council
    4Cs has been a trusted resource to help parents living and working in San Mateo County find and pay for child care and preschool and to grow as parents
  • Parent Voices Children’s Council of San Francisco
    California. We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Choices For Children
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Contra Costa Child Care Council
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Crystal Stairs
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Family Resource and Referral Center
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Marin Child Care Council
    California. We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Solano Family & Children’s Services
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices The Resource Connection
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Valley Oak Children’s Services
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.

EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL ADVOCACY

  • Arvin Union School District
    Arvin Union School District home page. Get information on school sites, community involvement, school board activities and more.
  • California Black Women’s Health Project
    non-profit organization solely dedicated to improving the health of California’s Black women and girls through education, policy, outreach and advocacy
  • California Tribal TANF Partnership
    The California Tribal TANF Partnership (CTTP) is associated with 35 tribes and other organizations that operate tribal TANF programs for Native American people. Our goal and purpose is to provide educational training, career and employment opportunities t
  • Center for Human Services
    Changing lives. Building futures. Helping Families.
  • Core Four Early Foundations
    TUSD works to ensure all students graduate as self-motivated, responsible citizens equipped to compete successfully in an ever-changing global society by delivering effective instruction that engages all students to reach their individual potential and hi
  • Davis Korean Church
    Non-denominational reformed evangelical church, founded by 9 UC Davis students. Serves Korean immigrant and english-speaking communities.
  • Family Resource Center- Center for Healing Childhood Trauma- Central Valley
    Parent education and support (family strengthening skills), anger management-adult and teen, counseling and therapy, seminars and workshops to schools, churches and community; professional training, supervision and consultation.
  • Family Resource Center- Desert Hot Springs- Riverside County
    Family Resource Centers are located in the communities of Perris, Rubidoux, Desert Hot Springs, and Mecca, CA. The Centers are a hub for community services designed to improve family life, particularly for overburdened or disadvantaged families and childr
  • Family Resource Center- Franklin Elementary School- East Valley
    Case management, basic needs (food, clothing, hygiene), intermediate needs (counseling, utility assistance), education & linkage to community resources, truancy intervention; storybook hour, Learning TUBS, and Child Passenger Safety
  • Family Resource Center- Knotts Family Agency
    Case management, parent education workshops (parenting,GED,ESL, support groups); link and refer to community resources; computer literacy and access; youth mentorship and leadership development; financial literacy; job readiness training; prevention and e
  • Family Resource Center- Lugonia- East Valley
    Case management, basic needs (food, clothing, hygiene), intermediate needs (counseling, utility assistance), education & linkage to community resources, truancy intervention; storybook hour, Learning TUBS, and Child Passenger Safety
  • Family Resource Center- Mecca- Riverside County
    The Centers are a hub for community services designed to improve family life, particularly for overburdened or disadvantaged families and children. This location provides Planned Parenthood services, ESL courses, AIDS testing and information, job informa
  • Family Resource Center- Mentone Elementary School- East Valley
    Case management, basic needs (food, clothing, hygiene), intermediate needs (counseling, utility assistance), education & linkage to community resources, truancy intervention; storybook hour, Learning TUBS, and Child Passenger Safety
  • Family Resource Center- Perris Valley-Riverside County
    The Centers are a hub for community services designed to improve family life, particularly for overburdened or disadvantaged families and children. This location provides anger management & parenting classes, adult education classes, ESL classes, and uti
  • Family Resource Center- Rubidoux-Riverside County
    The Centers are a hub for community services designed to improve family life, particularly for overburdened or disadvantaged families and children. This site provides counseling, rental and utilities assistance, ESL, crafts and parenting classes.
  • Family Resource Center- San Bernardino Unified School District
    Provides parent education and awareness; car seat safety workshops; advocacy; financial workshops; health and nutrition classes; parent to parent support groups; information and referral to community resources; sociological and homeless liaison services.
  • Family Resource Center- Victoria Elementary School -Central Valley
    Case management, basic needs (food, clothing, hygiene), intermediate needs (counseling, utiilty assistance), education and linkage to community resources, truancy intervention; storybook hour, Learning TUBS, child passenger safety.
  • Family Resource Center-Asian American Resource Center- East Valley
    This agency provides educational, overall health and well-being, informational and developmental programs to Asian-Americans and other ethnic groups who are low-income, underserved, isolated, and vulnerable throughout the San Bernardino and Riverside Coun
  • Gay-Straight Alliance Network
    Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.
  • Lavendar Youth and Recreation Information Center
    LYRIC’s mission is to build community and inspire positive social change through education enhancement, career training, health promotion, and leadership development with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, their families, a
  • Los Angeles Urban League
    Employment training, youth services, education and advocacy to promote the strength, success and civil rights of Los Angeles’ communities of color.
  • New Ways to Work Youth Transition Action Team
    New Ways to Work builds community connections that prepare youth for success as adults.
  • Orangewood Children’s Foundation
    Programs for youth in care and to prepare them for success upon emancipation. Mentor programs provide extra supports to college-bound and enrolled youth.
  • Parent Information and Resource Center CA
    The California Parent Information Resource Center helps parents become more involved in their children’s education and assists schools with the implementation of successful and effective parental involvement policies and programs that lead to improvements
  • Parents Helping Parents of Santa Clara
    Parents Helping Parents (PHP) strives to improve the quality of life for any child with special needs of any age, through educating, supporting and training their primary caregivers.
  • Pomona Unitifed School District
    Pomona Unified School District, Pomona CA
  • Priscilla’s Helping Hands
    PHH works to identify the needs of the people in the Del Rosa community, seeking to promote educational, physical and emotional growth among area residents.
  • San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
    San Bernadino county superintendent of schools. Find district and program resources here.
  • Student Rights Advocates (SRA)
    Student Rights Advocates (SRA) works to protect student rights and secure excellence in public education on behalf of all scholars especially children with special needs. While many students receive a good education, far too many receive an education tha
  • Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK)
    Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK) is a nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is to enable individuals with disabilities to reach their maximum potential by providing them, their families and the professionals who serve them with training
  • The Korean Resource Center
    The Korean Resource Center (KRC, 민족학교) empowers the Korean American, low-income immigrant and people of color communities through social services, education, culture, advocacy, and grassroots organizing. KRC is guided by the principles Live Rightly, Know
  • University of Southern California- MSW Program
    Available nationally through our Virtual Academic Center, the MSW@USC engages students in various web-based learning activities and hands-on, supervised traditional field instruction in local communities where they live and work.
  • Volunteers of America Parent Education
    The Family Resource Center offers many services to individuals and families with one important goal:  keeping families together by making them healthier and stronger.

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

  • The San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center
    The San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. founded in 1970, is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the mental health of individuals and families within the community. Primary emphasis is placed on providing services to ch

EN ESPAÑOL 

  • Arvin Union School District
    Arvin Union School District home page. Get information on school sites, community involvement, school board activities and more.
  • Help Central
    Need help finding services in Butte County, California? Here you will find a comprehensive listing of low cost and no cost health and human services. You can search the database in three different ways to find services:by CATEGORY, by KEYWORD, and by AGEN
  • Student Rights Advocates (SRA)
    Student Rights Advocates (SRA) works to protect student rights and secure excellence in public education on behalf of all scholars especially children with special needs. While many students receive a good education, far too many receive an education tha
  • Women’s Justice Center
    Women’s Justice Center works to end violence against women and children, especially in the Latina and other underserved communities. We do this through advocacy, activism, and education. All our services, workshops, and publications are free of charge to

HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH

  • Asian Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS)
    mental health services to children, and adults who suffer from depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, etc. Staff are bilingual in Cantonese and Mandarin. Serving Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
  • Best Buddies California
    To establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Bilingual Family Counseling Service, Inc.
    We offer a range of services designed to empower individuals and strengthen families. Our services are low-cost or no-cost for those who qualify. We serve the local communities of the West Valley region of San Bernardino County. Our primary services incl
  • California Institute for Mental Health
    The California Institute for Mental Health (CiMH) promotes excellence in mental health services through training, technical assistance, research and policy development.
  • Child Abuse Listening and Mediation (CALM)
    CALM’s treatment services help provide happier, healthier lives for those suffering from the devastation of child abuse.
  • Chinese American Counseling Service (CACS)
    Mental health services for the Chinese community in the South Bay area
  • County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health
    Our dedicated staff works to prevent epidemics and the spread of disease, protect against environmental hazards, prevent injuries, promote and encourage healthy behaviors, respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery, and assure the quality and
  • DBSA American Renascent Center
    American Renascent Center Inc. is an independent chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA). We provide affordable housing, advocacy, basic needs and group meetings for adolescents and adults with depression & bipolar disorders in the N
  • Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center
    Didi Hirsch provides mental health and substance abuse services in Los Angeles County, regardless of ability to pay. Our 10 sites serve more than 70,000 clients a year. We offer a wide range of services through five divisions — Emergency Services, Adult S
  • Family Solutions Collaborative- Ontario Montclair School District
    Case management, mental health and social/emotional learning supports to children and families.
  • FASGI
    Focuses on promoting the physical health and mental wellbeing of underserved low-income seniors in Filipinotown and the Greater Los Angeles area. It provides much needed services through programs that address health issues, homelessness, and social challe
  • Inland Empire Health Plan
    Not-for-profit public health plan serving residents in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. High quality health care coverage to over 500,000 low-income working families with children, adults, seniors, and people with disabilities. The free or low-cost
  • Inland Regional Center
    Serving individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, living in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Early Start Program through senior services.
  • Kern County Network for Children
    KCNC assists local community collaboratives, family resource centers, and service agencies with identifying critical issues; develops, implements and evaluates integrated service delivery models that measurably improve the lives of our children and famili
  • La Familia Counseling Services
    We focus on community empowerment and leadership development through mental health wellness. Focuses on Latino families in the Bay Area, Northern California
  • Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
    Mental health services provided include assessments, case management, crisis intervention, medication support, peer support and other rehabilitative services. Services are provided in multiple settings including residential facilities, clinics, schools, h
  • Mental Health Systems Inc
    MHS works to improve the lives of individuals and kinship families, and communities, facing substance abuse and behavioral health challenges.
  • Montclair Family Resource Center
    Case management, mental health and social/emotional learning supports to children and families.
  • Morongo Basin Mental Health Services Association
    Behavioral healthcare services to families living in the Morongo Basin.
  • Mountain Special Needs Network
    The goal is to reach families with special needs children 0-5 (especially the target population of children born within the autistic spectrum) to expedite the process of early intervention, diagnosis, treatment, support and education. MSNN will offer ther
  • NAMI Alameda County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Amador
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Antelope Valley
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Asian Families, San Gabriel
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Asian Pacific Los Angeles
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Beach Cities
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Butte County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI California
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Coachella Valley
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI East Bay
    NAMI works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI East Contra Costa County LFN
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI East San Gabriel Valley
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI El Dorado County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Fresno
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Glendale
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Gold Country
    NAMI works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Humboldt County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Inland Valley
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Kern County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI La Puente
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Lompoc
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Long Beach
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Los Angeles South Central
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Marin County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Mendocino County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Merced County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Metro
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Monterey County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Mt. San Jacinto
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Nevada County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Northern Santa Barbara County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Orange County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Patton
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Plumas County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Pomona Valley
    NAMI works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Sacramento
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI San Bernardino Area
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • Nami San Diego
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI San Fernando Valley
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI San Francisco
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI San Gabriel Valley
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI San Joaquin County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI San Luis Obispo County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI San Mateo County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Santa Cruz County

    NAMI Santa Cruz County

  • NAMI Schizophrenics In Transition
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Shasta County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Siskyou County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Solano County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Sonoma County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI South Bay Los Angeles County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Southern Santa Barbara County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Stanislaus
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Temecula Valley
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Tri-Valley
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Tulare County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Urban Los Angeles
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Ventura County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Western Riverside County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Westside Los Angeles
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Whittier L.A. County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • NAMI Yolo County
    NAMI California works to provide help, hope and healing for those affected by serious mental illness.
  • Nhân Hòa Clinic
    Vietnamese healthcare services. To provide the underserved, unserved and vulnerable populations with affordable and quality health care services delivered in a culturally sensitive and compassionate manner
  • Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance
    The Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA) is dedicated to enhancing the health, and social and economic well-being of Asians and Pacific Islanders in Orange County, California.
  • Para Los Ninos Child and Family Wellness Center
    Mental health counseling, parenting classes, after-school enrichment programs, delinquency prevention, child abuse prevention & intervention, emergency shelter services (place into local hotel), support groups, food vouchers, diapers, basic hygiene needs
  • Parents Helping Parents of Santa Clara
    Parents Helping Parents (PHP) strives to improve the quality of life for any child with special needs of any age, through educating, supporting and training their primary caregivers.
  • PROTOTYPES Prevention Initiative Demonstration Project
    If you or a loved one is battling substance abuse, mental health conditions, domestic violence or trauma, homelessness, HIV/AIDS or other life problems in southern California, Prototypes can provide you with the necessary residential and outpatient resour
  • Regional Center of the East Bay
    Services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities under contract with the California Department of Developmental Services. Site has resources, guidebooks, advocacy tools.
  • San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center
    Primary emphasis is placed on providing services to children, adolescents and transitional age youth with serious emotional disorders, and services for adults and older adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Extensive resources for runaway teen
  • Social Action Community Health System (SACHS)- Where Families Connect Program
    Full service health care to underserved, underinsured and uninsured individuals and families in San Bernardino. 3 full service sites.
  • Social Model Recovery Systems
    Social Model Recovery Systems provides direct treatment services (at four locations in Los Angeles and Orange Counties) for those whose lives have become unmanageable due to alcohol and other drug use and/or whose mental health issues are interfering with
  • Special Parents Information Network
    Information on and referral to local resources for children with special needs. Mentor program for parents who want support and information from another parent who has a child with a similar disability or has experience navigating the system of services
  • Stanislaus County Public Health Agency
    To promote, protect, and improve the health of the community through leadership, partnership, and innovation

HOMELESS/ RUNAWAY TEENS

  • San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center
    Primary emphasis is placed on providing services to children, adolescents and transitional age youth with serious emotional disorders, and services for adults and older adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Extensive resources for runaway teen

IN-PERSON GROUPS

  • Parents Anonymous® of Pomona
    Parents Anonymous® is committed to serving the diverse needs of parents.. We offer support groups to the general parent population, parents of teenagers, grandparents raising grandchildren, non-English speaking parents, parents who are incarcerated, teen
  • Project Caring and Sharing
    Services and supports including daily needs, youth mentoring and tutoring, to youth and families in Pomona Valley, San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire. Free support group for families of the incarcerated. Brown Memorial Temple Church, 985 W. Holt, Po

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

  • CASA for Riverside County, Inc.
    Trained volunteers to assist youth going through the juvenile court system. 4 locations throughout Riverside County.
  • Help Central
    Need help finding services in Butte County, California? Here you will find a comprehensive listing of low cost and no cost health and human services. You can search the database in three different ways to find services:by CATEGORY, by KEYWORD, and by AGEN

ONLINE MAGAZINES, PARENTING BLOGS, LEARNING TOOLS

PARENT POWER

  • Breakthrough Parents
    For more than 25 years, we have helped families from all backgrounds achieve what they described as solid breakthroughs. Breakthrough Parenting gives you a genuine understanding of how children function, not just “tips on parenting”.
  • Family Paths Inc
    Family Paths 24 hour Parent Support Hotline 1 (510) 893-5444 in Alameda County offers support to parents and caregivers with phone counseling, crisis intervention, assistance in finding community resources and referrals to Family Paths’ services. Family
  • Family Resource Center- Desert Hot Springs- Riverside County
    Family Resource Centers are located in the communities of Perris, Rubidoux, Desert Hot Springs, and Mecca, CA. The Centers are a hub for community services designed to improve family life, particularly for overburdened or disadvantaged families and childr
  • Family Resource Center- Franklin Elementary School- East Valley
    Case management, basic needs (food, clothing, hygiene), intermediate needs (counseling, utility assistance), education & linkage to community resources, truancy intervention; storybook hour, Learning TUBS, and Child Passenger Safety
  • Family Resource Center- Knotts Family Agency
    Case management, parent education workshops (parenting,GED,ESL, support groups); link and refer to community resources; computer literacy and access; youth mentorship and leadership development; financial literacy; job readiness training; prevention and e
  • Family Resource Center- Lugonia- East Valley
    Case management, basic needs (food, clothing, hygiene), intermediate needs (counseling, utility assistance), education & linkage to community resources, truancy intervention; storybook hour, Learning TUBS, and Child Passenger Safety
  • Family Resource Center- Mecca- Riverside County
    The Centers are a hub for community services designed to improve family life, particularly for overburdened or disadvantaged families and children. This location provides Planned Parenthood services, ESL courses, AIDS testing and information, job informa
  • Family Resource Center- Mentone Elementary School- East Valley
    Case management, basic needs (food, clothing, hygiene), intermediate needs (counseling, utility assistance), education & linkage to community resources, truancy intervention; storybook hour, Learning TUBS, and Child Passenger Safety
  • Family Resource Center- Perris Valley-Riverside County
    The Centers are a hub for community services designed to improve family life, particularly for overburdened or disadvantaged families and children. This location provides anger management & parenting classes, adult education classes, ESL classes, and uti
  • Family Resource Center- Rubidoux-Riverside County
    The Centers are a hub for community services designed to improve family life, particularly for overburdened or disadvantaged families and children. This site provides counseling, rental and utilities assistance, ESL, crafts and parenting classes.
  • Family Resource Center- San Bernardino Unified School District
    Provides parent education and awareness; car seat safety workshops; advocacy; financial workshops; health and nutrition classes; parent to parent support groups; information and referral to community resources; sociological and homeless liaison services.
  • Family Resource Center- Victoria Elementary School -Central Valley
    Case management, basic needs (food, clothing, hygiene), intermediate needs (counseling, utiilty assistance), education and linkage to community resources, truancy intervention; storybook hour, Learning TUBS, child passenger safety.
  • Family Resource Center-Asian American Resource Center- East Valley
    This agency provides educational, overall health and well-being, informational and developmental programs to Asian-Americans and other ethnic groups who are low-income, underserved, isolated, and vulnerable throughout the San Bernardino and Riverside Coun
  • New Moms Connect
    The New Moms Connect program is designed to help families who are experiencing challenges related to being a new parent. This program provides education, resources and support services.
  • Olive Crest
    We work tirelessly to meet the individual needs of kids in crisis by providing safe homes, counseling, and education for both youth and parents.
  • Parent Voices 4 C’s of Alameda County
    Community Child Care Council (4C’s) of Alameda County is a private, non-profit agency providing services that benefit children, families, and the professional child care community. Our mission is to develop and coordinate resources to strengthen families
  • Parent Voices 4C’s of Sonoma
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Amador County
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Bananas
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Central Valley Children’s Services Network
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Child Action
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Child Care Coordinating Council
    4Cs has been a trusted resource to help parents living and working in San Mateo County find and pay for child care and preschool and to grow as parents
  • Parent Voices Children’s Council of San Francisco
    California. We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Choices For Children
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Contra Costa Child Care Council
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Crystal Stairs
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Family Resource and Referral Center
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Marin Child Care Council
    California. We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Solano Family & Children’s Services
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices The Resource Connection
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Parent Voices Valley Oak Children’s Services
    We provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups.
  • Project Cuidar
    A project of First 5 San Bernardino County and Cal State University San Bernardino. Project CUIDAR provides parenting education, child enrichment groups, training for professionals and educational workshops for caregivers.
  • Solander/Arlanza Youth and Family Resource Center- Riverside County
    The Solander Center’s mission is “to decrease risk factors in the lives of children 5 and under, their families and the community.” Within the Solander Center is a WIC Office, and Arlanza Child Development Center. Services to children and their families.
  • Special Parents Information Network
    Information on and referral to local resources for children with special needs. Mentor program for parents who want support and information from another parent who has a child with a similar disability or has experience navigating the system of services

PARENTING AND CO-PARENTING

  • Helping Hands Kinship Support Services
    San Bernardino County’s Kinship Support Services Program serves the central, West End and High Desert regions of the County. The program provides a variety of support support services to kinship families. Services are designed to combat the isolation, str
  • Wright on Time Youth and Family Services
    Parent education, anger management classes; mandated or voluntary participation. Call Linda Wright, 909.223.8535

PERSONAL SAFETY

  • House of Ruth Inc.
    Assisting families victimized by domestic violence. 24hour crisis line 1-877-988-5559. Serves western LA County and eastern San Bernardino County. Many free services, many in Spanish & English
  • Women’s Justice Center
    Women’s Justice Center works to end violence against women and children, especially in the Latina and other underserved communities. We do this through advocacy, activism, and education. All our services, workshops, and publications are free of charge to

PREGNANCY

  • Alternative Avenues Women’s Resource Center
    We caringly provide you with all the information you need to make an informed choice when you learn about an unplanned pregnancy. Pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, options counseling, health information for pregnant women; support for dads-to-be. 24hour hotli
  • First 5 San Bernardino County
    All children in San Bernardino County are healthy, safe, nurtured, eager to learn and ready to succeed. Dental care for pregnant women. Call 1.800.722.4597

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
    The CA PTC provides training courses that are designed to meet the needs of a wide array of medical, health promotion, and community professionals serving persons and communities impacted by STD and HIV. Clinical care providers, prevention experts, progra
  • Kern County Network for Children
    KCNC assists local community collaboratives, family resource centers, and service agencies with identifying critical issues; develops, implements and evaluates integrated service delivery models that measurably improve the lives of our children and famili

RESOURCE LOCATOR

  • @LA
    The Southern California Directory and Search Engine for
    Greater Los Angeles, Orange County and the Inland Empire
  • 2-1-1 California
    find your local 2-1-1 organization here
  • 2-1-1 Information and Referral Search
    Provides free and confidential information and referral for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more. Find your local chapter here.
  • 2-1-1 Los Angeles County
    information and referral for services within Los Angeles County
  • 2-1-1 San Bernardino County
    Get Connected! Get Answers! Dial 2-1-1 and find resources! Health, social services and emergency assistance. Dial 211 or 888-435-7565 in San Bernardino County.
  • 2-1-1 Ventura County
    information and referral for Ventura County, California
  • Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center
    The Billy DeFrank Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center strengthens communities by developing diverse resources that empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their allies
  • California Youth Crisis Line
    Provides a statewide, toll free, 24-hour, confidential phone line available to young people between the ages of 12-24, and concerned friends and family members. CCY provides crisis intervention counseling on many issues including family problems, sexual
  • Community Action Partnership of Madera County
    Low or no cost child care, domestic violence services, energy assistance, preschool, headstart, permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless women living with severe mental illness, transportation, personal safety services; also has youth leaders
  • Community Hospital of San Bernardino: Family Resources
    Our family centered environment is a full service hospital offering acute inpatient and outpatient care, obstetrics and pediatrics, home health, behavioral health services, emergency and neurological care for children and adults. Through state-of-the-art
  • Family Service Agency of San Francisco
    Family Service Agency of San Francisco

    Our mission is to strengthen families by providing caring, effective, and innovative social services, with special emphasis on the needs of low-income families, children, the elderly, and disabled people, thus improving the quality of life for all San Fra
  • FASGI
    Focuses on promoting the physical health and mental wellbeing of underserved low-income seniors in Filipinotown and the Greater Los Angeles area. It provides much needed services through programs that address health issues, homelessness, and social challe
  • Gay-Straight Alliance Network
    Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.
  • Hearts and Lives / Strengthening Families Resource Center
    Resource referral, linkages & follow-ups for pregnant mothers and families with children 0-5. Case management, food & WIC assistance, healthy family & Medicaid programs, financial literacy workshop, gas vouchers, firewood, utilities and rent assistance, a
  • Help Central
    Need help finding services in Butte County, California? Here you will find a comprehensive listing of low cost and no cost health and human services. You can search the database in three different ways to find services:by CATEGORY, by KEYWORD, and by AGEN
  • House of Prayer Gospel Outreach Ministries, Inc.
    Hope Outreach food pantry: 3rd Saturday distribution; HOPE’s Closet: 3rd Saturday distribution; resource and referral programs.
  • Jewish Family Services of LA
    Providing vital services to people of all ages, ethnicities and religions since 1854.
  • Kern County Public Health Services Dept
    The official County website, with information about jobs, services, county activities and health concerns.
  • Korean American Family Service Center of Los Angeles
    KAFSC’s mission is to support and strengthen Korean American families and individuals in the Greater Los Angeles area through counseling, education, and other social services.
  • Korean Community Service Center of the East Bay
    KCCEB offers effective services and community-sensitive programming, and focuses on the creation of the vital building blocks for the future Korean American community. Domestic Violence, immigration, youth services and community support services.
  • Korean Community Services
    Programs to enhance the lives of Korean American individuals in southern California
  • LA Gay and Lesbian Center
    The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center provides a broad array of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
  • Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services
    The Department of Children and Family Services, with public, private and community partners, provides quality child welfare services and supports so children grow up safe, healthy, educated and with permanent families.
  • Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services
    The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) serves an ethnically and culturally diverse community through programs designed to both alleviate hardship and promote health, personal responsibility, and economic independence for low-income residents of L
  • Mountain View Family Development Center
    Utility assistance: SoCal Edison/ Gas; United Way Utility Assistance site; emergency food baskets; USDA food site; computer services; diapers/baby food; emergency hygiene bags; C4Yourself applications; job search/resume building; CA ID for reduced fee; em
  • Native American Resource Center
    Substance abuse prevention, mental health awareness, student assistance programs, teen pregnancy, talking circle, families of tradition, family education night, Native American Parent (cultural), healthy lifestyle, hand drum making, beading, rattles, bask
  • Para Los Ninos Child and Family Wellness Center
    Mental health counseling, parenting classes, after-school enrichment programs, delinquency prevention, child abuse prevention & intervention, emergency shelter services (place into local hotel), support groups, food vouchers, diapers, basic hygiene needs
  • Prevent Child Abuse California
    Prevent the abuse and neglect of California’s children by building community resources, enhancing public awareness, developing and coordinating prevention programs, and facilitating advocacy activities.
  • Project Sister Family Services
    Dedicated to providing services to the women, children, and men survivors of sexual assault and abuse and their families in the East San Gabriel and Inland Valleys in Southern California
  • Regional Center of the East Bay
    Services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities under contract with the California Department of Developmental Services. Site has resources, guidebooks, advocacy tools.
  • Sacramento Community Resource Directory
    Directory of Human Services, including any faith-based and non-profit community organizations listed together.
  • Services Center for Independent Living
    Advocating for Inclusion, Access, and Self-Determination! Serves the East San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys of Los Angeles County.
  • Solander/Arlanza Youth and Family Resource Center- Riverside County
    The Solander Center’s mission is “to decrease risk factors in the lives of children 5 and under, their families and the community.” Within the Solander Center is a WIC Office, and Arlanza Child Development Center. Services to children and their families.
  • Southeast Asian Community Alliance
    The Southeast Asian Community Alliance supports the development of new generations of leaders, youth, and community members who are creating a new vision and a movement for a better world.
  • Support for Families of Children with Disabilities
  • The Korean Resource Center
    The Korean Resource Center (KRC, 민족학교) empowers the Korean American, low-income immigrant and people of color communities through social services, education, culture, advocacy, and grassroots organizing. KRC is guided by the principles Live Rightly, Know
  • The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center
    The mission of The San Diego LGBT Community Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by providing activities, programs, and services.
  • The San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center
    The San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. founded in 1970, is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the mental health of individuals and families within the community. Primary emphasis is placed on providing services to ch
  • Touch Ministries
    Offering a hand up, not just a hand out. TOUCH is an outreach-based ministry that reaches the homeless and needy throughout the Inland Empire, delivering food, clothing, medical and spiritual guidance. Operates out of the Rancho Cucamonga Family Resource
  • Victor Community Support Services- San Bernardino
    Helping others soar. Provides developmental screens, family therapy, parenting support and education, daily living skills, speech & language and occupational therapy; homebased support for families with children 0-15years. School advocacy and case managem
  • Vietnam American Council Hoi Viet My
    Promotes the social, economic and cultural advancement of the Vietnamese American Community to the American society at large and vice versa, to contribute to the harmony of the mainstream while maintaining the Vietnamese cultural heritage, to assist and t
  • Vista Hill
    Vista Hill™ is all about serving people: the individuals; families; and communities of San Diego County.
  • YoloLINK
    Community information and resources of Yolo County