RESOURCES FOR SINGLE MOMS

STATE PROGRAMS

*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

info@ccfc.ca.gov

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.

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CALIFORNIA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION – (http://www.calbar.ca.gov)

 LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICES (LRS)

Family Law Attorneys

http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/LawyerReferralServicesLRS.aspx

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

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CALIFORNIA WIC PROGRAM

Women, Infants and Children Program

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/wicworks/Pages/default.aspx

GENERAL INFORMATION
(916) 558-1784

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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HELPFUL WEBSITES

I have collectively gathered single parent web sites, articles, information, support boards and more below, for anyone looking for single parent information.

DISCLAIMER: The links contained below are for reference only regarding single parenting and information. They are not to be considered as an endorsement of any kind by me.  I am not responsible for any of the offers / products / services / content and or etc… listed in the single parenting linked web sites.

 

SingleMom.com

www.SingleMom.com

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PARENTS.COM

http://www.parents.com/parenting/dynamics/single-parenting/surviving-and-thriving-as-a-single-mom/

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Single Parents Network

http://singleparentsnetwork.com/