Fresno County Information & Resources for Children & Families

Family Urgent Response System

For Access to Behavioral Health Services or the Crisis Line
1 800 654-3937

CalHOPE Warm Line
1 833 317-HOPE(4673)

Central Valley Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 800 273-8255

Virtual Support Services

Foster, Adoptive, Kinship Parent Association of Fresno County
Fresno City College Foster & Kinship Care Education
Foster Family Agencies Serving Fresno County
Fresno County Help Me Grow
Fresno/Madera Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Central Valley Regional Center
Fresno County Office of Education
Foster & Homeless Youth Education Services
Kinship Navigator
211 Resources
Housing Resources
Food Resources
Health Resources
Utility Resources
Financial Resources
Fresno Resource Parent Support Groups
Home Internet Service FREE – $23/month
Free Tutoring Services For Foster Youth Supporting Your LGBTQ Youth
Resources for Non-Black Caregivers
Resources for Kinship Caregivers
ICWA Resources
Stanford Sierra Youth & Families Support Groups
California Foster Care Ombudsperson

Care Solace Fresno Unified School District – Assists Parents & Students Access Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
Crisis Stabilization Center Fresno
Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Fresno County
First 5 Fresno

Child Care
Central Valley Children’s Services Network
Fresno County Head Start

Bringing the Caregiver Voice to the State

California’s caregivers have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in statewide policy discussion & formation. Policymakers and decision-makers want to know what supports the retention and recruitment of quality family homes for the state’s most vulnerable children. You can add your voice by becoming a member of California Alliance of Caregivers for updates, events, and leadership opportunities and

Parents & Caregivers for Wellness

  • Increase Access to Appropriate, Individualized Care
  • Improve Quality and Effectiveness of Care
  • Encourage Greater Collaboration Among Child-Serving Agencies and Providers
  • Promote Engagement of Parents & Caregivers