Community Resources

Valley Mountain Regional Center (VMRC) - serves children with development disabilities in San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties.

La Leche League International - provides education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. Other Breast feeding resources

Women, Infants and Children Food and Nutrition Service (WIC) - provides food, health care referrals and information about nutrition to pregnant, breast- feeding and non-breastfeeding women, and infants and children who qualify.

Victor Community Services - delivers mental health and family support services at schools, homes and community in which people live.

Read to Me Stockton - encourage early childhood reading – free books every month to kids 0-5 yrs old in zip codes 95202, 95205, 95206. 95210.

Public Health Services - provides information and resources to various community programs,, which includes:

  • Adolescent Programs
  • Black Infant Health Program
  • California Children’s Services (CCS)
  • Child Health and Disability Program (CHDP)
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
  • Child injury Prevention
  • Healthy Living and Resources
  • SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Bereavement Support

Health Education Resources

First 5 of San Joaquin – provides health and developmental screenings, quality preschool, literacy programs, and family support services to San Joaquin County children and families.

My Baby/Mi Bebe - health education and support groups, free nutritional counseling and classes. Contact Esther Postiglione at (209) 468-8620.

American Lung Association- Do you or anybody you know want to stop smoking? Find the resources you need here. or Call 1-800-NO-Butts.

Health Plan of San Joaquin - provides information about various insurance plans and wellness programs.

Health Library

Access the links below to get answers to some of the questions that affect you and your family:.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Healthy Children

Nutrition and Physical Activity

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

California Department of Public Health

SJ County Public Health Services