Family Resources

Children and families thrive when they are connected to their communities and resources that support them. Some of Humboldt County’s resources are featured here, and most of these can connect families with additional supports, too.

Breastfeeding Support

HOSPITAL SERVICES – St. Joseph Child Birth Center: Board certified lactation consultant, Star Siegfried, developed a lactation program for the Child Birth Center in 2004.  Her expertise comes from 20 years as an OB RN, and 12 years as a lactation consultant. Starís goal is to work with all post-partum and NI CU mothers and babies […]

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Changing Tides Family Services

Since 1975, Changing Tides Family Services, formerly Humboldt Child Care Council, has provided diverse  services to children, youth, families, individuals, and the community. Each day, Changing Tides Family Services makes it possible for thousands of families and individuals to maintain  or increase their incomes, to keep family members living in their homes or community, and […]

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Family Resource Centers

Family/Community Resource Centers throughout Humboldt County provide families with opportunities to connect with resources and information. Find a Family Resource Center near you.

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First 5 California

First 5 California offers a wealth of parent and family information. Visit their website and explore their resources.

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Healthy Moms

  Healthy Moms is an alcohol and drug addiction treatment program. Its goals are to assist women in treating their addictions and to support them to become healthy, productive women and mothers. Child care is provided on site for children under the age of 6. Visit their website for more information on services and eligibility.

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Northcoast Children’s Services

Northcoast Children’s Services vision is to nurture and empower the whole child and family; enhance our quality of life and create a more peaceful global community. They offer a variety of services including state preschool and Head Start programs. Visit their website here.

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Nurse Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence-based public health program that helps transform the lives of low-income mothers pregnant with their first child. Each mother served by this national program is partnered with a registered nurse early in her pregnancy (by week 28) and receives support and guidance through her child’s 2nd birthday. This partnership can […]

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Paso a Paso

With Paso a Paso, in atmosphere of kindness and respect, families discover and build their independence and recognize their ownstrengths. Their bilingual staff offers practical and emotional support to the Latino community in a safe environment where feelings, concerns, and beliefs can be confidentially shared. Contact them.

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211 Humboldt

Need housing, food, help connecting to resources? Call Humboldt’s 2-1-1 number and get connected today to resources your family needs. Here’s a link to their website.