Families and Individuals

La Familia has a range of programs and services that are open to families and adults. Play Care is available for children ages 0 to 5 years so that parents can attend workshops and events. The information below outlines programs and eligibility information.

  • Behavioral Health Programs
  • Family Programs
  • Community Programs

Childrens’ Mental Health Services

Eligibility

Eligibility – Families with Children Ages 0-21 yrs with Meid-Cal.

Language – Englishand Spanish.

Description

Counseling services are offered in the home, school, office setting. Individual and family counseling and groups are provided for children and youth experiencing emotional and behavioral concern/challenges. A wide array of Psychiatric services are offered with a strength based , family focused approach.

 

 

Family Partner & Youth Advocate

Eligibility

Families of children and youth, ages 0-21.

Description

La Familia’s Family & Youth Advocates provide family members with resources and parental support through the Children’s Mental Health services program and Supporting Community Connections.

Supporting Community Connections Program

Eligibility

Latino community support for all ages, open to anyone free of charge.

Description

The program connects The Latino community with suicide prevention resources and intervention training. La Familia works to build a mentally healthy and resilient Latino community through risk awareness workshops and groups and events. Parenting of Teens and Tweens is a 8 week workshop offered to reduce risk and increase levels of communication in the family.

Community Health Navigator Program

Eligibility – Community members of all ages

Fees – No Cost 

Geographic Areas – Sacramento County

Language – English, Spanish, Hmong 


La Familia’ Health Navigation provides assistance with:

  • Medi-Cal enrollment and retention
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Health resources and referrals
  • Health awareness workshops – Diabetes, Nutrition and other Health Workshops in English and Spanish
  • Recreational Workshops – Zumba and Meditation

 

Birth & Beyond

Eligibility

Eligibility – Families with Children Ages 0-18yrs

Fees – No Cost

Language – English, Spanish, Hmong

Description

The Birth & Beyond Family Resource Centers offer a wide range of free services to Sacramento County’s Families, including pregnant moms and new dads. Birth & Beyond Family Resource Centers offer Nurturing Parenting Home Visitation, Crisis Intervention, School Readiness, Parenting Workshops, Community Referrals, and FUN ACTIVITIES for the entire family.

 

 

Home Visitation

Eligiblity

Families with children
ages 0 -18


Description

Provides weekly case management as well as parenting lessons to clients in the privacy of their home. The evidence-based curriculum, the Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP), is focused on developing an empathetic parent-child relationship and introducing families to positive parenting approaches. Home visitation also connects families with community resources, health education, and information. 

Geographic Areas- Downtown, Fruitridge, Galt, Mather, Meadowview, Mills/Walsh Station, Oak Park 

Zip Codes- 95814, 95817, 95820, 95824, 95822, 95655, 95827, 95632

 

Parenting Education Workshops

Effective Parenting

Eligibility

English, Hmong and Spanish-speaking families.Classes are offered during the day and evening. Available to Sacramento area residents.

Description

Court approved workshops designed to improve parenting skills. Parents
learn about child development, empathy, discipline, and empowerment. Classes are available to expectant
families; parents of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children and fathers. Play care available to current
clients attending workshops.

Crisis Intervention Specialist

Eligibility

Children ages 0-18 and their families.

Description

Addresses the urgent needs of families that can spiral into a family crisis. The Intervention Specialist assists families with concrete support in times of need. Families receive advocacy and resources to address their immediate crisis. Domestic Violence Support Groups.

 

Car Seat Workshops

Eligibility

All community members residing in Sacramento County.The workshop is free, but registration is required.

Description

To receive free car seat/booster, parents or care-givers may register to attend a two-hour class where you will receive an appropriate seat for your child. Parent/care-giver must bring child with them to workshop. Everyone is welcome, must have a child 0-5 years.

Parent Support and Stress Reducing Group

Parent Support and Stress Reducing Group

Eligibility

Families with children between the ages of 0-5 years.

Description

Families with children between the ages 0-5 years of age are invited to participate in our weekly Parent Stress Reducing Class. Parents can de-stress by participating in Arts and Crafts and can make new friends! Play care available for children 0-5 years of age! 

 

Early Learners

Eligibility

Youth Ages 2-4 years old

 Description

Welcome parents with children 2-4 years of age! Come to our weekly playgroup to learn about early school readiness and child development, and how to stimulate your baby’s growing brain. A place to play for you and your child!

 

 

 

Afterschool Homework Club


Eligiblity

Youth Ages 7-12 years old

 Description

Need help with your homework? Join our Homework Club. One hour of homework help followed by 1-hour of creative fun!

 

 

Girl Scouts

Eligibility

Girls grades 1st-7th Grade

Join us for a fun and engaging Girl Scout program! Our energetic and creative Girl Scout staff will take you on an amazing journey—learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), explore the outdoors, get involved in your community and make lifelong friends

Karate

Eligibility
Youth Ages 6+

Youth learn to improve their focus, concentration, attention to details, confidence and self-esteem. Monthly $10 a month and participants pay $25 annually for accident insurance and for the purchase of a uniform.

 

Program

Annual Health & Safety Fair

Eligibility

All community members.

Description

La Familia’s Annual Health & Safety Fair is held in partnership with other private and public agencies each year. Participants receive free health related screenings, resources and information, activities for families and their children, healthy snacks are given to the community members and prizes are raffled. There is assistance with Medi-Cal applications. Check the events calendar for date, time and location.

Program

Annual Create-a-Costume for Halloween Party

Eligibility

All community members.

Description
Held annually.

Program

La Posada Holiday Celebration

Eligibility

All community members.

Description

Held annually.

Program

Adopt-a-Child (Christmas)

Eligibility

All community members.

Description
Held annually.

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