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URGENT RESPONSE SERVICES I PARENT EDUCATION AND SUPPORT I HEALTH SERVICES
YOUTH PROGRAMS & SERVICES I CHILD CARE SERVICES I CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT
LEGAL INFORMATION & ADVOCACY I CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
LEARNING & SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN I MENTAL HEALTH & COUNSELING SERVICES
DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICES I EMERGENCY SHELTER & FOOD I ADOPTION & FOSTER CARE

For additional resources and referrals, please dial 211 or visit http://unitedwayfresno.org/index.php?pr=2-1-1 for United Way of Fresno County’s Resource database.

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URGENT RESPONSE SERVICES

To report suspected child abuse & neglect
24 hours/ 7 days a week:

Child Protective Services Hotline ………………………………………. (559) 255-8320

Mandated Reporters send follow-up report (SS8572) to FAX # 266-2463.

For a list of Designated Safe Surrender Sites click here

Clovis Police Department……………………………………….……............ (559) 324-2400

Fresno Police Department……………………………………….…………... (559) 621-7000

Fresno County Sheriff’s Department…………………………..……............ (559) 488-3939

CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT

Fresno Council on Child Abuse Prevention…………………………............................ (559) 268-1118

www.fccap.org Provides public education, community education and outreach, mandated reporter trainings,

advocacy for child abuse prevention agencies, children and families and information and referral services.

Multi-Disciplinary Interview Center (MDIC)………………………………………....... (559) 268-1118

www.fccap.org Offers a child friendly Forensic Interview center for abused children while enhancing the

fact finding process. It reduces trauma of multiple interviews by having a single interview observed

by a multi-disciplinary team. Law Enforcement or CPS referral only.

Cyber Tipline………………………………………………………………………….……1-800-843-5678

http://www.missingkids.com/cybertipline/ Report suspicion of child sexual exploitation to the Cybertipline

operated by National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The Cybertipline assists in detecting,

investigating and prosecution of child sexual exploitation crimes by receiving tips and information leads

from the public.

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PARENT EDUCATION AND SUPPORT

Foot Steps/ Saint Agnes Hospice …………………………..…………...................... (559) 450-5608

www.samc.com An experiential art-based program for children and youth ages 4-18, their parents and caregivers, who have experienced loss through death.

Exceptional Parents Unlimited………………..………………………..……..……….. (559) 229-2000

www.exceptionalparents.org Support, education and advocacy for children and parents facing extraordinary medical, developmental and parenting challenges. Services offered via the Infant Family Program, the Play and Grow Program, the Learning about Parenting Program, the Assessment Center for Children and the Family Resource Center.

Fresno EOC Women, Infant & Children Nutrition Program…………………......... (559) 263-1150

www.fresnoeoc.org Provides nutrition education, nutrient-rich supplemental food, breastfeeding support, health and social service referrals to pregnant women, new mothers and children (up to age 5).

Fresno Adult School……………………….………………………………..……….….... (559) 457-6000

www.fas.eduOffers vocational classes, GED classes, English as a second language, adult basic education, career and technical classes, high school diploma, older adult program, and community education classes.

Fresno EOC Proving our Parenting Skills…….........................................................(559) 264-1048

A fatherhood program that helps men (up to age 45) become responsible parents committed to strong family relationships.

West Fresno Family Resource Center………....................................................…...(559) 264-7185

http://wfresnofrc.org/ Located in Huron, CA. Provides a safety net of quality services through five pathways to prevention: children are nurtured, safe and engaged, families are strong and connected, families have access to services and support, substance abuse and mental health are addressed, and communities are caring and responsive.

Sanger Family Resource Center…………....................................................…..…...(559) 524-6310

Programs including Sanger Parent University, Case Management, Individual and Family Counseling Services, Pre-Kindergarten Summer Activity Camp, Translation/Interpreter Supports, Health Insurance and Medi-Cal Enrollment, Food Stamps, Resource and Referral Services, Emergency Housing, Utility Assistance, Food and Clothing Support, Free Tax Return Filing Assistance (VITA), Free Computer, access and Internet Job Search Support, and Child Welfare Supports.

Westside Family Preservation……………....................................................……… (559) 945-1022

Provides parenting and victims classes, court advocacy, peer-counseling, support groups, emergency transportation, translations, bi-weekly food distribution, home visits, crisis intervention, immigration services, U-Visa & VAWA, domestic violence peer-counseling, unlawful detainer, small claims, information and referrals, and help filling out documents.

FRC- Clovis Unified Family Resource Center ……………………………..……….… (559) 327-8455

Services provided via the Clovis Unified School District, Clovis Infant Toddler Intervention Program, CUSD Adult Transitions Programs, Parent-to-Parent Support, Library and Internet Resources, Parent Education Workshops, Siblings Workshops, Child Find, CITI Kids Alumni Family, and volunteer opportunities.

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HEALTH SERVICES

Children’s Hospital of Central California……………………………………………... (559) 353-3000

Patient /Family Services……………………………………………………….……..….(559) 353-5270

www.childrenscentralcal.org Serving medical and psychological needs of children on an outpatient and in-patient basis. Services offered via an on-site clinic or via the main hospital.

Fresno American Indian Health Project……………………………………………..... (559) 320-0490

www.uaii.org Public Health case management & referral, youth services health education, diabetes case management & education, and transportation assistance for health and wellness-related appointments.

Fresno County Immunization Program.………………………………………..….…... (559) 600-3550

www.fcdph.org Provides immunizations for children and adults to protect them against vaccine-preventable diseases at low or no cost.

Planned Parenthood Call Center Hotline …………………………………………..…1-877-855-7526

Fulton Street Location …………………………………………………………..…....….(559) 488-4900

First Street Location….…………………………………………………………………...(559) 446-1515

www.plannedparenthood.org Provides confidential and low cost services for women, men and teens. Conducts Health Education programs and provides reproductive health care services such as birth control, well woman exams, breast & cervical cancer screenings, menopausal services, pregnancy testing & options counseling, prenatal care, HIV & STD testing, emergency contraception, and sterilization for men.

Pregnancy Care Center………………………………………………………..………… (559) 549-4678

www.care4mybody.com Provides free pregnancy tests (immediate results), limited ultrasound

exams and pregnancy option counseling (ongoing support). Community resources and referrals are also available as well as infant resources, supplies and classes.

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YOUTH PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Encourage Tomorrow….………………………..……………………………………….. (559) 233-2880

www.encouragetomorrow.org Provides after school and lunchtime youth development programs: cultural awareness, service based learning, career development, college preparation, self-esteem, co-parenting classes for families experiencing divorce or separation, health and nutrition, life skills, mentoring, job skills and job shadowing opportunities. Provides tutorial services in home or at their main center.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Fresno County ……….……………………………………….. (559) 266-3117

www.bgclubfc.org Offers after school youth development programs including character and leadership development, education and career development, health, life skills, arts, sports, fitness, and recreation. Membership is $5.00/ year for individuals or $20.00/ year for families with more than four children.

Big Brothers/ Big Sisters ……………………………………………………………..… (559) 268-2447

www.bigs.org Recruits, screens and trains adult and high school volunteers to serve as mentors and special friends to at–risk children ages 6-18 living in non-traditional households. Professional staff creates one-to-one community and school-based matches between children and volunteers.

Chicano Youth Center ………………………………………………………..……….... (559) 497-8552

Provides Hispanic, Asian and African American at-risk youth with youth counseling, group counseling and youth development leadership while supporting special community events throughout the year.

Fresno Barrios Unidos …………………..…………………………………………...… (559) 453-9662

www.fresnobarriosunidos.org Provides free and confidential reproductive health services, provides presentations on reproductive health education, domestic violence and parenting skills, operates an after school program for youth participants between the ages of 12-18 and hosts block parties throughout the Fresno County area.

Fresno EOC Adolescent and Family Life Program (AFLP)..…………………….… (559) 263-1395

www.fresnoeoc.org Provides positive interventions to prevent teen pregnancy in high risk groups; and ensuring that the health needs of pregnant teens and the children of teen parents are met.

Fresno EOC School of Unlimited Learning Charter School (SOUL) ……………. (559) 498-8543

www.fresnoeoc.org A public charter school providing innovative educational strategies targeting high risk students 9th-12th grade.

Fresno County Workforce Connection Investment ……………............................…(559) 230-3600 www.workforce-connection.com Provides employment and training programs for economically disadvantaged youth and adults, dislocated workers and others facing serious barriers to employment.

Fresno EOC Younger Youth Program...................................................................... (559) 263-1100

www.fresnoeoc.org Job preparation, work experience, education and training services to in and out of school youth.

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CHILD CARE SERVICES

Central Valley Children’s Services Network ..................................................……. (559) 456-1100

www.cvcsn.org Serves as Fresno County’s childcare resources and referral organization.

P.A.C.E. Program/ Fresno Unified ………………...….............................................. (559) 457-3680

www.fresno.k12.ca.us Provides child care and parenting education for teen parents who attend Fresno Unified School District. Program sites include DeWolf and Roosevelt High Schools.

Supportive Services, Inc. ………………….............................................…………… (559) 230-2030

www.ssifresno.org Provides financial assistance with child care expenses, professional and technical assistance and information for providers, and Information to parents and providers relating to child development and support/services.

Fresno EOC School Age Child Care…………………………………………………... (559) 263-1015

www.fresnoeoc.org Provides child care before and after school, during holidays and vacations and when parents are in school or in training. Private care available on a sliding scale.

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 LEGAL INFORMATION & ADVOCACY

C.A.S.A- Court Appointed Special Advocates…………………...……………………. (559) 244-6485

www.casafresno.org Recruits, trains and supports citizen volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the Juvenile Dependency Court and Child Welfare Systems. Volunteer Advocates speak for the best interest of the child, ensure implementation of court-ordered services, assist with coordination of services and provide a stable and consistent relationship for the child(ren) with the ultimate goal of helping expedite a permanent and safe home.

James Rowland Crime Victim Assistance Center ……………………….……….... (559) 600-2822

www.co.fresno.ca.us/DepartmentPage.aspx?id=12985 Provides advocacy to victims of crime; e.g.: Court support and information, counseling, referrals and application for financial assistance through Victims of Crime Compensation Program.

Centro La Familia-Advocacy ……………………………….............................……... (559) 237-2961

www.centrolafamilia.org Telecommunications, parenting classes, nutrition education classes, help with referral/applications for food stamps, EDD, domestic violence, U Visa’s, therapy, lead poisoning, and breast cancer awareness. First 5 readiness program, assistance with mental health consumer advocacy. Services available in both English and Spanish.

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CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Service Center ............................… (559) 225-3323 / (559) 225-0415 TTY

www.dhhsc.org Provides communication assistance, advocacy, community education, independent living skills instruction, case management and peer counseling for members of the Central Valley who are deaf and hard hearing.

Central Valley Regional Center..........................…………………..………….…… (559) 276-4300

www.cvrc.org Offers advocacy, evaluation, assessment, information and referral and coordination of services to developmentally disabled children and adults.

Autism Society of America

www.asaccc.org Offers support groups to parents of autistic children and adults while also offering resources to professionals. Services include enrichment activities, information and referral, and community education.

California Children’s Services………………..........................…………...............… (415) 575-5700

www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs Identifies California children who may need specialized medical care and encourages families with children with physical disabilities to obtain necessary medical services to maximize their children’s potential.

CHADD Children and Adults with Attention/ Hyperactivity Disorder

www.chadd.org Provides education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD. CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with AD/HD.

United Cerebral Palsy of Central California ………………………………...…..….. (559) 221-8272

www.ccucp.org Offers programs and services for people with disabilities in seven counties of Central California; Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, and Tulare. Programs include the Parent/Child Program and the Center for the Arts and Technology.

Valley Center for the Blind ……........................................................................... (559) 222-4447

www.valleycenterfortheblind.org Provides support groups, computer classes, independent living skills, individual counseling, Braille classes and other activities for the blind and visually impaired.
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LEARNING & SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN

Fresno EOC Head Start……………….......................………………………………… (559) 263-1200

www.fresnoeoc.org Offers a no-cost comprehensive educational, emotional, and social, health and nutritional services to preschool aged children (3-5 years) and their families. Special needs children welcomed!

Fresno EOC Early Head Start ……………………………………….……………..…... (559) 263-1550

www.fresnoeoc.org Provides education, health, nutrition, family services and parent involvement for pregnant women and children 0-3 years old.
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MENTAL HEALTH & COUNSELING SERVICES

Resource Center for Survivors ............................................................................ (559) 497-2900

(Formerly Rape Counseling Service of Fresno, Inc)

24-Hour Crisis Line.…………………………………………………………………..…. (559) 222-7273

www.rcsfresno.com Provides a 24-Hour Crisis Line and Emergency Response, Crisis Intervention, Accompaniment, Court Advocacy, Therapy, Counseling and Prevention to victims and survivors affected by sexual assault and family violence.

The Carmen Meza Center (A project of Resource Center for Survivors)

Firebaugh Office ……………………………………………………………………….... (559) 659-0232

www.rcsfresno.com Victim advocacy agency dedicated to providing quality services to families living in west Fresno County affected by sexual assault, and child abuse. Services include 24-Hour Crisis Line and Emergency Response, Counseling, Advocacy and Prevention Education.

Comprehensive Youth Services …………..……..………………………………...…. (559) 229-3561

www.cysfresno.org Offers a broad range of clinic and community or campus-based child/youth counseling programs and services designed specifically to meet the specialized needs of children and adolescents who are experiencing emotional and/ or behavior problems or who have experienced abuse or neglect. Services also include crisis counseling, risk assessments, parent-child interaction therapy, functional family therapy and after school programs.

Fresno Family Counseling Center………...........................................................… (559) 229-3085

Provides low cost and sliding fee counseling services for families, couples, parent/child and individuals. Provides parenting classes. Parenting and anger management groups also available.

Fresno County Managed Care…………………………………...…(559) 453-4894 / 1-800-654-3937

Mental Health referral service for medi-cal children, families and adults. Mental Health assessment and treatment services offered via a private therapist or organization.

C-CAIR (Crisis Center for Children) ………………………..………………...…….. (559) 453-3860

www.co.fresno.ca.us/DepartmentPage.aspx?id=4198 Provides emergency mental health intervention for children in Fresno County and for children placed on 5150 protective hold.

Fresno County Children’s Mental Health………………………………………....….. (559) 453-8918

www.fresnohumanservices.org Mental Health assessment and treatment services for non Medi-Cal children.

Fresno County Adult Mental Health……………………………………………….……(559) 453-4099

PACT Unit …………………………………………………………………………………(559) 453-6616

www.co.fresno.ca.us/MHSA Provides mental health assessment and treatment services for adults.

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DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICES

Fresno EOC Rural Tobacco Education Program..………………………………...…(559) 263-1265

www.fresnoeoc.org Educates communities about the health benefits of tobacco free living.

Alcoholics Anonymous ...........................................................................................(559) 221-6907

www.fresnoaa.org Offers a self-help alcoholism recovery program utilizing the 12 step approach. Services offered in English and Spanish.

Narcotics Anonymous…………………………………………………………………… (559) 255-5881

www.centralcalna.org Offers a self-help drug recovery program utilizing the 12 step approach. Services offered in English and Spanish.

Westcare………….………….………………………………………………….……….…(559) 265-4800

www.westcare.com Provides residential (in-patient) programs, case management, services for veterans, support services for individuals living with HIV/AIDS, sober living services, housing referrals services, and outpatient chemical dependency recovery programs. Services offered in English and Spanish.

Salvation Army ARC……………….…………………….…….…………………..…….(559) 490-7020

www.fresnoarc.org Offers a six month residential alcoholism treatment program. Provides services from 8:00am- 4:00pm. Services offered in English and Spanish.

Fresno New Connections……………………………….………………………...……..(559) 248-1548

Provides information, assessment, evaluation, referral and counseling for alcohol and other drug addiction problems for adolescents and adults. Drug Testing and non-residential treatment also offered. Services offered in English and Spanish.

B.A.A.R.T………………………………….……………………………….(559) 266-9581

Provides outpatient methadone maintenance, HIV testing and counseling, opiate detoxification, primary medical care, counseling, pregnancy services and anti-abuse treatment. Services offered in English, Spanish, Hmong and Lao.

Comprehensive Addiction Program (CAP) Inc………………….….(559) 264-5096

www.caprehab.org Open ended in-patient recovery program for men and women suffering from alcoholism and/or drug addiction. Thirty or ninety day inpatient programs offered. Parenting classes offered to residents. Services offered in English and Spanish.

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EMERGENCY SHELTER & FOOD

Fresno EOC Sanctuary Youth Shelter…............................……...1 (800) 820-4968 / (559) 498-8543

www.fresnoeoc.org Provides emergency short term shelter for runaway, homeless and at-risk youth ages 11-17 (24 hours/7 days). Group and individual counseling, education and activities available.

Marjaree Mason Center …..……………………………………………………..…….... (559) 237-4706

www.mmcenter.org Provides a 24-hr hotline, emergency shelter, transitional shelter, victim advocacy, support groups, legal services, individual and group counseling, case management, domestic violence education, a batterer’s intervention program and anger management classes.

Holy Cross Center for Women………………..…………………….……….….……… (559) 237-3379

www.samc.com Offers a day shelter for women and children. Diapers available after attendance of educational workshops. Offers clothing on Mondays and Tuesdays at 7am for women and children in need. Services offered in Spanish and English.

Poverello House ………………………………………………………………….....……. (559) 498-6988

www.poverellohouse.org Provides hot meals, clothing, a residential rehabilitation program, food bag distribution, showers, laundry, day time shelter and the Holy Cross medical/dental clinic.

Salvation Army Fresno- Family Service Center …………………………………..… (559) 233-0138

www.tsagoldenstate.org Provides emergency services such as food, utilities and rental assistance. Also assists in disaster relief and mobile feeding.

Community Food Bank…………………….…………………………………….………. (559) 237-3663

www.communityfoodbank.net Offers services via food pantries, residential shelters, community kitchens and adult and child day care centers through a network of agencies in Fresno, Madera and Kings Counties. Also involved in the solicitation, acquisition, warehousing and distribution of food while serving those in need.

Fresno Family Resource Center- Catholic Charities ……………….……………… (559) 237-0851

www.ccdof.org Provides a thrift store, emergency food supplies for those with limited resources and information and referral for families seeking shelter. Distribution for USDA and healthy market and assist with Cal-Fresh, applications for 20% discount on PG&E bill, Medical, and Care Program.

Evangel Home, Inc.……………………………………………………………..……...... (559) 264-4714

www.evangelhome.org Provides temporary emergency shelter, meals, clothing and counseling for single women and women with children.

Fresno EOC Sanctuary Outreach to the Streets (SOS)……………………..…….. (559) 498-8543

A proactive service that provides youth (ages 11-21) on the streets access to basic needs, intervention and transportation.

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ADOPTION & FOSTER CARE

Angels of Grace Foster Family Agency……………………………………………….(559) 268-0000

www.angelsofgrace.com Therapeutic foster family agency, certified foster homes, placement with supportive services to foster children and foster parents. Bilingual and bicultural services available.

Aspiranet Foster Family Service……………………………………………...….……. (559) 222-4969

www.aspiranet.org Therapeutic foster care & adoption agency. Providing supportive services to children and families in Fresno and Madera counties. Service available statewide.

Bethany Christian Services ……………………………………………….……….…… (559) 432-9696

www.bethany.org Full service adoption agency providing counseling and practical assistance to individuals affected by an unplanned pregnancy and Christian couples desiring to adopt an infant. We also have an International adoption program and maternity home.

EMQ Families First …….……………………………………...………………………… (559) 248-8550

www.emqff.org PFC program provides intensive treatment Foster Care to abused/neglected children. CBS provides intensive community based mental health treatment and support services for Medi-Cal children and families. Adoption program services for special needs children from the child welfare system.

Promesa Behavioral Health……………………………………………………………...(559) 439-5437 www.promesabehavioral.org Foster family care, adoptions and counseling. Work with children, adolescents and families. Residential treatment and counseling with victims, teen pregnancy and parenting. Offers out-patient substance abuse treatment for adolescents and adults. Bilingual and bicultural services.

Infant of Prague Adoption Services ……...……..……………..(559) 447-3333 or 1(800)820-4968

www.infantofprague.org Full service, private, non-profit domestic adoption agency. “Choosing Fairly” Regional Education Program supports mothers by providing adoption information.

Quality Foster Care…………........................................................................…….. (559) 252-6844

www.qualitygrouphomes.org Foster Family Agency committed to the community’s children through placement, therapeutic services, and intense foster care services. Serving Children 0-17.

Kids Kasa Foster Care, Inc..........................................................................……….(559) 221-5272

www.kidskasa.org Kids Kasa’s goal is to provide safe, structured, nurturing and therapeutic foster homes for at risk children from ages 0 to 18 who have been removed from their biological families due to abuse or neglect.

Koinonia Family Services ….…..........................................................................… (559) 230-0920

www.kfh.org A state-licensed therapeutic Foster Family and Adoption Agency specializing in treatment foster care, adoptions and other permanency plans. Operates several California level Group Homes with chemical dependency treatment programs.

Chrysalis House……………………………………………………(559) 229-9862 or 1-866-27ADOPT

www.chrysalishouse.com Domestic foster-to-adopt and international adoptions. Free counseling available for birth parents.

Family Connections Christian Adoptions………...…………………………………...(559) 325-9388

www.fcadoptions.org Specializes in the adoption of waiting children. Provides adoption services (domestic and international) including home studies, post placement and child search.

Department of Social Services-Foster Care………………………………....1-877-533-KIDS (5437)

www.co.fresno.ca.us/DepartmentPage.aspx?id=4340 Provides general information to potential foster parents. Includes foster parent orientation schedule. Provides foster parent training and licensing requirement to become a foster parent.

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