Family Resource Centers
Each Family Resource Center is unique based on the community it serves. Below are the programs that are offered at the various Family Resource Centers. Call the Family Resource Center of interest to see which programs they offer.
Community Services Provided
Parent Education Support Groups
The resource centers offer a variety of parent education and support groups in both English and Spanish. Topics include positive discipline, working with difficult children school readiness, child development and well-being topics, etc. Social skills groups for children are provided at the same time as the parent education classes. Call for a schedule of classes.
Healthy Birth Outcomes
This program seeks to improve birth outcomes in the population that we serve. This is accomplished through prenatal education and social support during pregnancy through the first 12 months of the child’s life. The focus is on teaching women how to stay healthy, prepare for labor and delivery, establishes a birth plan and stress management.
Mental Health Counseling
Mental Health services are available to eligible children and adults. These services include assessment, individual and family counseling.
Promotoras serve as a bridge between health care institutions, professional providers and community residents in need of healthcare services.
The resource centers can offer referrals and linkages to services such as housing assistance, food, diapers, support groups, prenatal care, medical services, and counseling. These services are available to everyone in the community.
The clothes closet provides clothing for children and parents. This was designed to help families provide adequate clothing for their children, as well as clothing that may be needed for parents who are returning to the workforce. The eligibility for use of the clothes closet is determined on a case-by-case basis. Access is available by appointment.
The resource centers provide one-on-one assistance for families seeking services. The staff helps parents identify areas that need to be strengthened, set goals for the family, provide advocacy in the school system and a link with other community organizations.
Health Education & Outreach
The resource centers provide a variety of health education outreach services that includes fitness and nutrition classes, help with insurance enrollment, Cal Fresh (food stamps) application assistance and community health fairs.
Family Literacy and School Readiness
The resource centers offer activities that help prepare children and their parents to have success in the educational system. These services include family literacy and English as a Second Language classes.
The Bridge Community Center offers interpreting services in Hmong, Cambodian and Laotian for medical, dental and other appointments as well as help with filling out forms for governmental and other agencies.
Youth Assessment Center
The goal of the Youth Assessment Center (YAC) is to prevent youth from formally entering the justice system and connecting them to resources that will help them be resilient, responsible, and positively involved in the community.
Youth are referred to the YAC program through the Stanislaus County Juvenile Probation Department. YAC works in partnership with Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Prevention and Early Intervention, Juvenile Probation Department, and Sierra Vista Child & Family Services Family Resource Centers.
The Bridge Family Resource Center
1414 Scenic Drive
Modesto, CA 95355
Drop-In Family Resource Center
908 Sierra Drive
Modesto, CA 95351
Hughson Family Resource Centers
6940 Hughson Avenue Ste B
Hughson, CA 95326
North Modesto Family Resource Center
2020 Standiford Avenue, Ste C1
Modesto, CA 95350
Waterford Family Resource Center
12617 Bentley Street
Waterford, CA 95386