Mariposa County Information & Resources for Children & Families

Family Urgent Response System
For Access to Behavioral Health Services or the Crisis Line
CalHOPE Warm Line

Suicide Prevention Hotline

Virtual Support Services

Central Valley Regional Center
Mariposa County Office of Education
Foster Youth Education Services
Kinship Navigator
211 Resources
Home Internet Service FREE – $23/month
Tutoring Services 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

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Merced-Mariposa
First 5 Mariposa

Child Care
Infant/Child Enrichment Services (ICES) – Child Care Resource/Referral
Madera/Mariposa County Head Start


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

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

  • Contact your legislators:
    • Assemblymember Frank Bigelow CONTACT
    • Senator Melissa Hurtado CONTACT