RESOURCES FOR SINGLE MOMS
*Note – the following resources are for the State of California, but most States offer similar programs. Check your local listings for the programs closest to you.
FIRST 5 CALIFORNIA – http://www.ccfc.ca.gov/
|First 5 California – California Children & Families Commission2389 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 260Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone – (916) 263-1050
First 5 California represents an important part of our state’s effort to nurture and protect our most precious resource – our children. Research shows that a child’s brain develops most dramatically during the early years of life. Our focus at First 5 California is to educate parents and caregivers about the important role they play in their children’s first years. First 5 California’s services and support are designed to ensure that more children are born healthy and reach their full potential.
Through statewide programs and public education efforts, First 5 California, along with First 5 county commissions and numerous other partners, touches the lives of millions of children and their families every year. Since its creation in 1998, First 5 California has launched innovative programs and services designed to help young children grow up healthy and do well in school and in life.
CALIFORNIA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION – (http://www.calbar.ca.gov)
LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICES (LRS)
Family Law Attorneys
Toll free in California – 1-866-442-2529 Outside CA – 415-538-2250
The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
CALIFORNIA WIC PROGRAM
Women, Infants and Children Program
WIC is a federally-funded health and nutrition program for women, infants, and children. WIC helps families by providing checks for buying healthy supplemental foods from WIC-authorized vendors, nutrition education, and help finding healthcare and other community services. Participants must meet income guidelines and be pregnant women, new mothers, infants or children under age five. In California, 82 WIC agencies provide services locally to over 1.4 million women, infants and children each month at over 600 sites throughout the State.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.
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