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Finding Resources in Fremont By: Giselle Vieto, Program Director Fremont Healthy Start a program of East Bay Agency for Children.

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1 Finding Resources in Fremont By: Giselle Vieto, Program Director Fremont Healthy Start a program of East Bay Agency for Children

2 Talk Summary Assessing needs for you and your family: – Health Insurance – Health care – Education – Financial support (money) – Food & clothing – Mental health – Legal support – Recreation for your children – Child care – Parenting classes – Housing

3 Health Insurance Deducted from paycheck After 6 months of employment Costs are different for every employer May qualify for free or low cost health care Usually determined by; family size, income, & immigration status Medical Healthy Families Kaiser Child Health Plan Health insurance provided at work at work? YESNO

4 Health Care Tri-City Health Center Highland Hospital Newark Health Center Tiburcio Vasquez Washington on Wheels Immunizations Physical exams TB tests Pregnancy Emergency care Well checks * Some services may be free or a sliding scale fee – depends on family size and income

5 Education K-12 (Ages 5-18) Go to nearest school Fill out registration packet – Home Language Survey – Immunization form – Free or reduced lunch – Transportation Adult educational opportunities – Adult school – ROP – Ohlone College Preschool (Ages 3-5) – Head Start – State Preschool – Co-op Nursery School

6 Financial Support (money) FFRC Family Economic Success Program Financial literacy classes Income tax preparation Back tax preparation Financial counseling Credit repair Start2Save IDAs Money$mart Alameda County Social Services Cash Aid, General Assistance CAPI-Cash Aid Program for Immigrants

7 Tri-City Volunteers – Food assistance programs – Thrift store – low cost (sometimes new) clothing Alameda County Services, FHS, FFRC, Gurdwara – Food stamps WIC – Program for pregnant women and infants CityServe Compassion Network – Holiday food baskets One Child – Non-profit program provides eligible children with a new set of clothing once a year Food and Clothing

8 Housing City of Fremont Housing Lottery – As homes are developed – Nothing available currently Section 8 – Wait list is long – Availability may be in other cities (not Fremont) Low-income apartments – Listings available – Occupancy very difficult

9 FFRC Family Service Team – -for CalWORKS clients only Hume Center- – for Medi-Cal and non Medi-Cal clients Afghan Coalition – for Afghans Youth and Family Services – Interns are at approximately 18 schools in Fremont EBAC – Durham, Cabrillo therapy for Medi-Cal children only Family Paths Other Mental Health agencies at the FFRC Mental Health

10 Bay Area Legal Aid – Centro Legal de la Raza – Child support – Domestic Violence – Divorce Fair Housing – Landlord-tenant issues Catholic Charities – Immigration issues – SAVE-Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders Legal Support

11 Recreation for Your Children YMCA Soccer-FYSL Baseball-Various leagues throughout the city City of Fremont Recreation Program-summer camps, day camps (Some financial scholarships are available)

12 Child Care Child Care Links-FFRC – Advocate for child care issues – Promotes quality, safe child care – Consults with and educates employers on "Family Friendly" work policies Discovery Cove-drop in child care while at the FFRC 4Cs of Alameda County Licensed Day Care Centers Preschools Kidango CalSafe

13 Parenting classes Youth and Family Services – Classes on: How to Deal with Challenging Children Working with Children with ADHD Family Paths – Classes are designed to: improve parent/child relationships by teaching the parent or caregiver about the developmental stages of children Pre-schools and other schools – Offer parent classes on: Helping children with homework Importance of reading to your children Stress management Child abuse prevention

14 Index of Resources Fremont Healthy Start 43030 Newport Dr Fremont, Ca 94538 Tel. 510-656-4206 Fremont Family Resource Center 39155 Liberty St Fremont, Ca 94538 Tel. 510-574-2141 Fremont Unified School District 4210 Technology Drive Fremont, CA 94538 Tel. 510-657-2350 Tri-City Volunteers 37350 Joseph Street Fremont, CA 94536 Tel. 510-753-4583 Tri-City Health Center 39500 Liberty Street Fremont, CA 94538 Tel. 510- 770-8040 YMCA 41811 Blacow Rd Fremont, Ca 94538 Tel. 510-279-2905 Hume Center 39249 Liberty St #140 Fremont, Ca Tel. 510-745-9151

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