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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 Newport Dr Fremont, Ca Tel Fremont Family Resource Center Liberty St Fremont, Ca Tel Fremont Unified School District 4210 Technology Drive Fremont, CA Tel Tri-City Volunteers Joseph Street Fremont, CA Tel Tri-City Health Center Liberty Street Fremont, CA Tel YMCA Blacow Rd Fremont, Ca Tel Hume Center Liberty St #140 Fremont, Ca Tel


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