Mother and child on computer

Virtual home visitation
is now available!

As we practice social distancing, home visitors
are ready to continue to support your family.
Find more COVID-19 resources >

Mother and child on computer

Virtual home visitation
is now available!

As we practice social distancing, home visitors
are ready to continue to support your family.
Find more COVID-19 resources >

Helping to Build Stronger Families

Are you a new parent or caregiver, or a parent or caregiver with young children? First 5 San Joaquin offers home visiting services to help you navigate some of the  challenges of being a parent in today’s world, to ultimately help you be the best parent you can be during the most important years of your child’s life.

All First 5 San Joaquin home visiting services are FREE and offered in the comfort of your own home. You can be connected with trained professionals in the area who will help you thrive by:

Tools

Providing tools and support for positive health, well-being and development

Books

Getting kids ready to succeed in school with early literacy support

Support

Connecting you with supportive group meetings and community resources

Jobs

Helping you with searching and applying for jobs, including interview skills, resume development, job application submission and child care access

756 Children and Parents help by home visiting programs

In 2018-2019, First 5 San Joaquin home visiting programs helped 756 children and their parents by providing home visits that were focused on child development, family self-sufficiency, healthy eating and physical activity, and job skills training.

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quotes

If I hadn’t had (a home visitor)
come to my home, things would have
just gotten worse. I’m in a much better
emotional state, and I’m ready for work.

– Erica, Mom of Two,
Stockton, CA

quotes

If I hadn’t had (a home visitor) come to my home, things would have just gotten worse. I’m in a much better emotional state, and I’m ready for work.

– Erica, Mom of Two, Stockton, CA

Connect With Us

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Contact an Enrollment Specialist at (209) 244-0135 to learn more about First 5 San Joaquin’s home visitation services and connect with a program that best fits your family’s needs.

Home Visiting Programs

Asian parents with baby

Home Visitation Initiative

Under the Home Visitation Initiative, programs provide home visitation services to empower parents to make healthy lifestyle changes, improve parenting practices, and prepare children for school success. Home Visitors provide lessons focused on nutrition, physical activity, financial literacy and early literacy.
 

African-American parents teaching child

FamilyWORKs

The FamilyWORKs program provides home visitation services to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility for Kids (CalWORKs) families with children ages 0 to 3. Families in this program participate in parent education, family engagement and early literacy activities, and receive assistance with job searching and applications.
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Caucasian parents playing with child

JourneyWORKs

The JourneyWORKs program provides home visitation services to address mental health and substance abuse issues. Home visits are conducted by Family Advocates that work with parents to set goals, obtain treatment, and connect with helpful community services. Families that are participating in the CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work program are eligible for this home visiting program.
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