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Foundation for Clovis Schools

Developmental Learning and Socialization Groups
The Developmental Learning and Socialization Groups Program offers parent-child developmental and socialization sessions to families of the Pinedale area with children ages 0-5. Parents participate in child bonding activities; network with other parents; and learn how to access community support agencies. The program uses research-based curriculums: Parents as Teachers, Born to Learn; Let’s Read; and Nurturing Parenting; as well as the Clovis Family Literacy parent education curriculum topics related to child development, family communication, and emphasizing the discipline to teach and train philosophy.

Funded by First 5: Yes

1450 Herndon Avenue
Clovis, CA 93611

Vivian Simons
Foundation for Clovis Schools

Pinedale Family Literacy Parent Education
Pinedale Family Literacy Parent Education program educates and empowers parents as leaders in their families, advocates and role models for their children and actively capable of accessing community services including navigating the educational system. Sessions will provide parents strategies and knowledge in the areas of child development, reading readiness, importance of parent involvement, communication, discipline, social/emotional development, contacting community agencies and accessing support services to enhance the parents’ role as the family leaders and children’s first teachers.

Funded by First 5: Yes

1450 Herndon Avenue
Clovis, CA 93611

Vivian Simons
Fresno Barrios Unidos

"Connections" Mentoring Program
Fresno Barrios Unidos’s “Connections” Mentoring Program uses the Home–Based Mentoring Curriculum for first-time adolescent mothers. The goal of the program is to emphasize adolescent development, family involvement, parenting skills and family planning. Fresno Barrios Unidos will connect expecting and parenting teen mothers from “Teen Success” with successful professional women from our community as their mentors. In addition, program participants and their children ages 0-5 will be provided with case management to address their individual needs.

Funded by First 5: Yes

4415 East Tulare Avenue
Fresno, CA 93702

Rosalinda Gutierrez
Fresno Council on Child Abuse Prevention

Fresno County Child Advocacy Center
The primary goal of the Child Advocacy Center is to increase knowledge and awareness of the prevalence, consequences and circumstances of child abuse, neglect and child sexual abuse. Through parent education and training, families will increase knowledge on child abuse prevention and intervention, child-protective behaviors and build new skills to empower themselves to provide a healthier and safe environment for their family and children.

Funded by First 5: Yes

924 North Van Ness Avenue
Fresno, CA 93728

Esther Franco
Fresno County Superintendent of Schools

Teen Parent Support Program
The Teen Parent Support Program provides school and community based services assisting teen parents in their educational goals, completion of high school diploma or GED and/or enrollment in higher education, and in understanding their role as a parent. Program services include: support groups, birthing information, reproductive health and family planning, child developmental screenings, as well as parent education. Program enrollment prioritizes teen parents who currently are not receiving any intervention services, live in group homes, are foster youth, attend court schools, and/or live in Fresno metropolitan area.

Funded by First 5: Yes

1111 Van Ness Avenue 6th F Tower
Fresno, CA 93721

Wilma Hashimoto
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