Mission: To eliminate child abuse and neglect throug hprevention, intervention and education.
Programs: Our head start and early head start program provides high-quality, comprehensive child development services to qualifying low income families. Part day and full day preschool services at various locations in san joaquin county. Center-based and home-based care available.
our family strengthening program is a multi-faceted program targeting families at-risk of abuse and domestic violence. Services provided include one-on-one coaching for parents of children with challenging behaviors, family case management, and referrals to resources. Services both take place in-home and at capc.
our child and family counseling program provides therapeutic services for children, teens and families who have full scope medi-cal. Services provided include group therapy, individual therapy, and family therapy.
crisis/respite childcare - short term childcare: center-based, crisis/respite childcare for families at risk of child abuse or neglect. On-call childcare for families in need of childcare assistance to facilitate participation and access to other resources (counseling, court appearances, classes, etc). Preschool/child care: subsidized childcare for children 0-5 is offered in central stockton, manteca, and tracy. School readiness programs: limited to families in the stockton unified school district. This multi-faceted program offers a broad range of services to families with preschoolers. Priority is given to families within fremont, el dorado, and pittman school areas, or homeless status. Our no cost services include: preschool for 3 and 4 year olds,raising a reader program, and home visits for participating families. Parent cafe - parent support: parent cafes are free bilingual parent support groups which serve as a guide for parents to have their own conversations about keeping their families strong based on the strengthening families framework. Casa - court appointed special advocates: the casa program endeavors to ensure that abused, neglected and abandoned children who have become dependents of the san joaquin county court will have a safe and permanent home. Through a network of trained advocates, casa of san joaquin county works closely with the court and hsa. This volunteer program consists of 30 hours of training and an 18 month commitment. Parents as teachers: through first 5 funding, the capc offers parents as teachers curriculum as well as raising a reader and health education to families with children 0-5 in the 95206 and 95376 zip codes. Parent coaching - supervised visits: our supervised visits program provides an unbiased, child-friendly environment for families to bond and strengthen. For parents who do not have custody of their children, supervised visits include one-on-one supervision, each family has its own monitor, a child friendly environment with both indoor and outdoor activities, and a safe and welcoming environment for all members of the family. Safe exchanges: a difficult divorce, a parent with border-line or abusive behaviors, or other circumstances may require parents to use a neutral location for exchanging custody of their children. Our service provides: a child-centered exchange point, a supervised monitor for the child, and a safe and unbiased environment for all members of the family. Mentoring and peer support: free mentoring and supportive services provided to youth ages 16 to 25 utilizing the transition to independence (tip) model. Services include case management and goal setting related to education, parenting skills, social supports, physical health, community engagement, employment, financial planning, emotional well-being, and housing. School based programs:s. A. F. E. - identifying barriers and factors putting lodi unified students at-risk of poor academic performance and/or suspensions and expulsions. The safe model provides clinical services on school campus and home-based case management services to address the core issues of students and families that support students in improving their academic performance and reducing behavioral interruptions at school. Project prevent - utilizes the student and family empowerment model to provide services to children and youth in k-12th grades in stockton unified school district. The goal of the program is to mitigate the behavioral and mental health symptoms associated with trauma exposure for students so their academic performance can improve. Suicide prevention: the suicide prevention program works with youth in lodi, stockton, and tracy unified school districts to bring awareness of suicide prevention and offer early intervention services to those at risk. Evidence based practices for suicide prevention include the yellow ribbon campaign, safetalk, break free from depression, and cast coping and support training. Services include training for staff and students to assist youth in crisis. Mental health specialists are on various high school campuses within these districts and are trained to offer depression screenings, support groups, referrals for medication, and psychological consultations. Youth behavioral plans: provides services to at-risk children ages 0-5 years old and their families, resulting in improved behaviors, parenting techniques and decreased need for intervention. Services are provided to all students enrolled in a capc classroom. The lisa project + lisa in 10: a unique multi-sensory exhibit experience allowing the visitor to hear, see and experience the reality of the world of child abuse. Through audio narration from a child's perspective visitors are guided room by room through scenarios depicting abuse. This experience fully immerses each guest into the world that these children face on a daily basis. Awareness campaigns: messages of child abuse prevention and positive parenting are shared through mass media and directly to elementary school children and their parents. Total for all other program services: