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Baby & Child Supportive Services

Baby & Child Supportive Services

Imagine LA Imagine LA's is a nonprofit family mentoring program operating throughout LA County to interrupt the cycle of family homelessness and poverty. | (323) 944-0210

South LA Health Projects
For more than 35 years, they have been fighting health disparities by educating and encouraging people to make healthy choices-such as eating nutritious foods, breastfeeding their babies, taking proper care of themselves before and during pregnancies, and vaccinating themselves and their
Phone: 310-661-3080 | Email: |
WIC - 10 different locations in LA County. WIC provides groceries, health screenings.

Breastfeeding counseling and education.
Immunization screening and referral
• Substance abuse referral, and more!
* Pregnant Women
* Mom's with children under the age of 4
* All foster Youth from 0-5
* Low-income home
How to Enroll?
* Call 310-661-3080. Press #1.

Shields for Families
SHIELDS' Welcome Baby Program offers pregnant women and new moms with information, support and trusted partners to help participants through the journey of pregnancy and early parenthood. Services include: hospital visits, parent coaching, information and support with pre- and post-natal health care and linkage and referral to a wide range of supportive services.

National Parent Helpline
Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It's not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent.| 1-855-427-2736

How to Enroll?
Call 1-855-427-2736
• M-F 10AM-7PM
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Children's Institute LA
Children's Institute provides early education, behavioral health and family strengthening services to 30.000 children and families each year. They also train professionals and caregivers in trauma-informed care, evidence-based clinical treatment, parenting, and fatherhood. 213.260.7600
Programs Available:
Early Childhood (Children 0-5) Home-based and center-based early childhood programs for children birth to five years old in Koreatown, Watts, South Los Angeles, Compton, and Wilmington, which are free for qualifying families.
• Services
Early Head Start /Center and Home-Based)
Head Start (Center-Based)
Family Childcare Homes
Home Visitation
Any parent that has a child from 0-5.
How to Enroll?
* Applicant must email Mireya Alvizo at or call her at
323-491-4154 to determine eligibility.

* Fathers: Project Fatherhood
Services Provided:
* Individual and family counseling
* Group support
* Significant others group
* Therapeutic activities for children
* Helping fathers to make healthier decisions in relationships
* Eligibility
* Open to any father.
o How to Enroll?
• Email to determine eligibility, CC recipient, send name, children's name/ages, phone number of recipient
Pathways LA- Child Care
Pathways is helping parents within Los Angeles County with free or reduced-cost child care.
* Working or Looking for Work
Participating in an Educational or Training Program
* Seeking Permanent Housing
How to Enroll?
Go to
Scroll over "For Parents" at the top of page
In drop down menu, click on "Get Help Paying for Child Care" Click on "Apply Here" Fill out application

Children's Bureau: Home Visitation Program
Children's Bureau implements the Healthy Families of America model to Home Visitation and provides one on one counseling to mothers/caregivers who are either pregnant or recently gave birth.
• Infant developmental education
Trained and certified counselors in infant massage and lactation specialization
Referrals and linkages to resources
Support and referrals for Pre/Post Partum Mental Health concerns (depression, anxiety, psychosis, etc)
• And much more!
• Live in Metro LA (Spa 4)
Must be CalWORKs Eligible
• Must be pregnant or have an infant of age 3 months or less
How to Enroll?
• Go to

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