Family Health Programs

Our programs provide health services for some of the County's most vulnerable populations - infants, children, teens , pregnant women, and mothers.

Together, we work to....

  • improve birth outcomes and prevent infant deaths,
  • suppport safe homes and transportation,
  • offer nutrition education and food vouchers,
  • prevent repeat teen pregnancies, and
  • coordinate health and medical services for kids and mothers.

Referrals for Health Programs & Care
If you live in San Joaquin County, please call (800) 698-2304

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

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 http://clppp.sjcphs.org .

State Water Board general website on the drinking water in schools testing

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)