Resources

Here is a complete list of contact information for local and general resources.

*Click the blue resource title to go to their website.

Local Resources

California WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)
Advice and classes on breastfeeding and healthy eating; food coupons for women with low incomes.
Local Phone Number: (707) 472-2743

BreastStart
A collaborative program that provides 24-hour support and information by trained breastfeeding specialists to breastfeeding mothers and their families. Bilingual help is available. If you need local support while breastfeeding please call: 1–855–855-MILK (6455) (county-wide)

Home Visiting
Free guidance on healthy pregnancy, nutrition, baby care, breastfeeding, health and wellness, parenting skills, stress management, local resources, and more.

Breastfeeding Coalition
The Mendocino County Breastfeeding Coalition invites all health care providers and interested members of the public to join the Coalition.
Meetings: 4th Thursday of each month, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting link

General Resources

Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association
BMBFA’s objective is to provide education, valuable resources, and ongoing support to black families and public/private agencies that service these families.

Breastfeeding Coalition of California
The California Breastfeeding Coalition’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of Californians by working collaboratively to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.

breastfeeding.support
Evidence-based breastfeeding tips and resources.

La Leche League
Information and advice on breastfeeding.
1-800-525-3243

Mothers’ Milk Bank
Mothers’ Milk Bank is here to help if you are a mother who wants to donate your extra breast milk to medically vulnerable infants, a parent in need of mothers’ milk for your child, a health practitioner looking to collaborate, if you are grieving the loss of a child, we are here to help you.

National Women’s Health and Breastfeeding Helpline
Telephone support from the Federal Office on Women’s Health.
1-800-994-9662

Local Resources

Family Spirit – Consolidated Tribal Health Project
6991 N. State St.
Redwood Valley, CA 95470
(707) 485-5115

Healthy Families Home Visiting Mendocino
This free, voluntary program pairs families with a trained nurse or community health specialist who will listen to family needs and provide targeted support to help parents build supporting, positive relationships.
1120 S. Dora St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 472-2600

NCO Rural Communities Child Care
Assistance for parents in accessing child care and community resources; parent education.

Pinoleville Native American Head Start & Early Head Start
500 Pinoleville Dr.
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 468-3835

General Resources

CalWorks Child Care
Help paying for child care or preschool.

First 5 California
Referrals to family services and home visits, from local First 5 commissions.

TrustLine
Background checks of in-home child care providers.
(800) 822-8490

Local Resources

AAA
Car seat inspections.
601 Kings Ct., Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 463-3015

Healthy Kids Mendocino – Car Seat Program
Car Seat Program
Located at 501 Low Gap Rd.
(707) 463-5437

Mendocino County Health and Human Services: Agency Community Outreach Unit
Car seats are available at a reduced rate and help with installing car seats.
1640 S. State St., Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 463-KIDS (5437)

General Resources

American Heart Association
Information and classes on first aid and CPR Website.
1-888-CPR-LINE (277-5463)

Be Prepared California
Help with disaster preparedness.

California Poison Control Hotline
Free, confidential help and advice about poisons 24 hours a day.
1-800-222-1222

Child Safety Seats
Information from the highway patrol on how to secure your child in a car seat; includes child safety videos.
1-800-835-5247

Kids and Cars
Information about keeping children safe around vehicles.
1-913-732-2792

Safe Kids California
How to prevent childhood injuries.

Seat Check
Where to get your car seat checked, information on choosing and using a car seat.
1-866-732-8243

Local Resources

Anderson Valley Health Center
13500 Airport Road
Boonville, CA 95415
(707) 895-3477

Baechtel Creek Medical Clinic
1245 S Main St
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 459-6861

Dora Street Health Center
1165 Dora St
Ukiah, CA 95482

Gualala Medical Clinic
46900 Ocean Dr.
Gualala, CA 95445
(707) 884-4005

Hillside Health Center
333 Laws Avenue
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 468-1010

Lakeview Health Center
5335 Lakeshore Blvd.
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 263-7725

Little Lake Health Center
45 Hazel Street
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 456-9600

Long Valley Health Center
51 Branscomb Road
Laytonville, CA 95454
(707) 984-6131

Mendocino Coast Clinics
205 South St.
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
(707) 964-1251

Point Arena Dental Clinic
175 Main St.
Point Arena, CA 95468
(707) 882-2189

Point Arena Medical Clinic
30 Mill St.
Point Arena, CA 95468
(707) 882-1704

General Resources

California Dental Association – Low-Cost Dental Service Finder
You can use the search feature to look for clinics that offer free or discounted dental services to those in need.

Find a Pediatrician
Search tool to find children’s doctors.

Healthfinder.gov
Easy-to-use health information website.

Healthy Children
Information from the American Academy of Pediatrics on children’s health, safety, and well-being.

InsureKidsNow.gov – Find a Dentist
Use this Dentist Locator to find a dentist in your community who sees children and accepts Medicaid and CHIP.

KidsHealth Asthma Center
Information on living with asthma.

Newborn Screening Program
Information on newborn health tests.

Smile California
The Medi‑Cal Dental Program provides free or low‑cost dental services to children and adults who receive Medi‑Cal, California’s Medicaid program.

What to Do If Your Child Gets Sick
Book about common childhood health problems that are included in the F5 New Parent Kit.

Local Resources

Project Sanctuary – Fort Bragg
The mission of Project Sanctuary is to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault in Mendocino County through advocacy, crisis response, community collaboration, education, and shelter.
461 N. Franklin St.
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
(707) 961-1507

Project Sanctuary – Ukiah
The mission of Project Sanctuary is to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault in Mendocino County through advocacy, crisis response, community collaboration, education, and shelter.
564 S. Dora St., Ste A-1
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 462-9196

General Resources

California Child Abuse Reporting
24-hour hotlines for reporting child abuse or neglect in each county.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.
1 (800) 799-7233

National Sexual Assault Hotline
Support and referrals to local resources.
1 (800) 656-4673

Local Resources

Family Resource Center Network
The Family Resource Center Network of Mendocino County is a group of 10 community-based family resource centers working together to help individuals and families access services.

Home Visiting
Free home visiting services to help you navigate the challenges of being a parent.

Northern California Children’s Therapy Center
Tribal Early Education and Outreach Program.

The Pearl
Early Start Family Resource Center in Ukiah, CA.

Redwood Coast Reginal Center
The Redwood Coast Regional Center provides a wide array of services to individuals who have a developmental disability, or who are at risk for disabilities, and their families.

Triple P Parenting Classes
The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is an evidence-based program that gives parents tips on how to manage the big and small problems of family life such as tantrums, bedtime battles, disobedience, and aggression.

General Resources

California Children’s Services
Health care for children with certain diseases or health problems.

California Early Start
California’s Early Start program is an early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disabilities, along with their families.

CDC’s Developmental Milestones
Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye-bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move.

CDC’s Milestone Tracker App
Track your child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists; get tips from CDC for encouraging your child’s development; and find out what to do if you are ever concerned about how your child is developing.

CAPTAIN – California Autism Professional Training and Information Network
CAPTAIN is a multiagency network developed to support the understanding and use of Evidence-Based Practices for individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder across the state.

Department of Developmental Services – Autism
Resource and information about autism symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

National Center for Learning Disabilities
Information on learning disabilities.
1-888-575-7373

Through the Looking Glass
Information for parents with disabilities.
1-800-644-2666

Zero to Three
Information on early childhood.
1-800-899-4301

Local Resources

Home Visiting
Free home visiting services to help you navigate the challenges of being a parent.

Family Support Home Visiting Referral and Consent Form
Sign up during pregnancy or after the baby’s birth.

General Resources

Healthy Families America
Home Visits for new parents.

Nurse-Family Partnerships
Home Visits for new parents.

Local Resources

Fort Bragg Food Bank
910 N. Franklin St.
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
(707) 964-9404

Round Valley Food Pantry
76471 Henderson Ln.
Covelo, CA 95428
(707) 983-6262 

Ukiah Food Bank
888 N. State St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 463-2409

General Resources

CalFresh
California’s SNAP/food stamps program; food aid for people with low incomes.
1-877-847-3663

Choose my Plate
Information on eating healthy.

Foodsafety.gov
Information on how to keep and prepare food safely, as well as food recalls.
1-888-723-3366

Local Resources

General Resources

The Blue Dot Project
Information on maternal mental health disorders, resources for support, and connection with others who currently struggle with and/or have survived these conditions.

IMAlive
Suicide prevention and mental health support provided by volunteers via online chat

Postpartum Health Alliance
Information and resources, including an online support group and access to podcasts relating to perinatal mood disorders.

Postpartum Support International
Website provides information about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, connection with peer support, including online support groups; help finding local resources. Resources for dads, too.

Local Resources

Ford Street Project
Provides withdrawal management, outpatient treatment, and residential treatment services.
139 Ford St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 462-1934

Mendocino Coast Alcoholics Anonymous
Meeting and information hotline:
(877) 546-9286

Mendocino Coast Clinics – Suboxone Program
Mendocino Coast Clinics is the only health center on the Mendocino Coast to provide a multi-faceted suboxone program to treat opiate use disorder.
205 South Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
(707) 961-3486

Mendocino Area Narcotics Anonymous
Meeting and information hotline:
(707) 485-9110

Safe Rx Mendocino
Safe Rx Mendocino takes a community approach to the safe management of prescription painkillers in Mendocino County.

Ukiah Valley Alcoholics Anonymous
Serving the Inland Mendocino County area.
Information hotline: (707) 462-7123

WINDO Program
SUDT treatment program for pregnant or parenting women, age 18 and older, women-only individual and group counseling (English or Spanish), with free transportation and child care.
(707) 472-2637

General Resources

Al-Anon
Free support groups for family and friends of people who abuse alcohol or drugs.
(888) 425-2666

Alcoholics Anonymous
Help to stop drinking.

California Smokers’ Helpline
Free help in multiple languages to stop smoking.
1-800-NO-BUTTS (1-800-662-8887)

Narcotics Anonymous
Information and referrals for substance abuse and mental health treatment.
(800) 662-4357