Family Health Programs

Programs provide services to assure the health of some of the County’s most vulnerable populations – infants, children, teens, pregnant women and mothers. These programs address preventable illnesses and death among women and children by enhancing birth outcomes, preventing infant deaths, supporting safe homes and transport, furnishing nutrition education and food vouchers to eligible women and children, preventing repeat teen pregnancies and coordinating health and medical services to children and women.

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Assistance and Referrals for Care

Referral information for health programs and services in San Joaquin County.
Contact: (800) 698-2304

Adolescent Programs

Case management services for teens who are pregnant or parenting a child. Participants are linked to nutritional, medical, educational and psychological services as needed. For information or to refer a teen,
Contact: (209) 468-3880.

Black Infant Health Program

Social support, case management, referral and assistance into care for eligible high risk families and infants up to one year of age. For information or referrals,
Contact: (209) 468-3004.

California Children's Services (CCS)

CCS is a statewide program that arranges, directs, and pays for medical care, equipment, and rehabilitation when these services are authorized by the program. Services can be authorized for children and young adults under 21 years of age, who have a CCS eligible medical condition.  Anyone can refer a child to CCS including a parent, teacher, or physician.

Contact: (209) 468-3900.

Medical Therapy Program

Medical Therapy Program Brief

Overview of Physical Therapy Services at SJC PHS California Children’s Services Medical Therapy Program

Overview of Occupational Therapy Services at SJC PHS California Children’s Services Medical Therapy Program

UC Davis Health News Room article: New pediatric tele-physiatry program helps children in rural and underserved communities (March 7, 2019)New

The Record newspaper article: Telemedicine, the changing face of health care (March 23, 2019) New

Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP)

State program providing resources for children (up to age 21) living in San Joaquin County to receive preventive health care. For information or referrals to care,
Contact: (209) 468-8335.

CHDP: The Gateway to Health
Newsletters, Provider Resources, Links

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Nursing case management for children referred by providers with high levels of lead in their blood; education services for families, community groups and health care providers.
Contact (209) 468-2593 or visit .

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Perinatal Equity Initiative (PEI)

PEI is an innovative pregnancy and parenting support model for Black/ African American women in San Joaquin County and their partners. The program raises awareness of the health-related inequities facing Black/ African American women, leading to maternal and infant deaths. PEI is designed to complement current services offered through the Black Infant Health program. Contact (209) 468-3004. or click here

Public Health Nurse Home Visits

Home visits for high risk families and infants for care referrals and coordination, developmental assessments and parent education.
Contact: (209) 468-3004.

SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Bereavement Support

Supportive services, referrals, and education for families experiencing the death of an infant due to SIDS. To refer parents or families,
Contact: (209) 468-3004.

WIC Program

Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children provides food vouchers, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals for health care to eligible women and children. Pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women of all ages, infants and children to age 5 may be referred by health care providers. For Public Health Services WIC locations and schedules in English and Spanish, click here.
Contact: (209) 468-3280.

Additional Resources:

Breastfeeding Coalition of San Joaquin County website

New WIC locations and schedules, click on the image to open to full size: Click here to see Map

WIC Schedule(English)
WIC Schedule(English/PDF)
WIC Schedule(Spanish)
WIC Schedule(Spanish/PDF)