The following partner agencies are teaming together to assure the overall success of the PEAK Initiative in collaboration with the lead agencies and other service partners:
Child Start, Inc. (www.childstartinc.org) oversees the Head Start programs in Napa and Solano Counties. Child Start works in partnership with other local agencies to provide new and expanded services in the areas of nutrition, health, child care and development, literacy, education, family support, disabilities, mental health, parent education and teacher training. These partnerships are a major factor in the continuing success of all Child Start programs. The Early Head Start and Head Start programs provide comprehensive services to over 1000 children and their families through a variety of program options: center based child development centers, both part day/ part year and full day/ full year, and home based, which includes home visits and socialization opportunities.« top of page
Solano Family & Children's Services (www.solanofamily.org) will provide monthly parent/caregiver and child care provider training on the typical development of children 0-5, including ages and stages, "red flags" for concern, and ways to improve parent/child/care provider relationships and child mental health. In addition, child care providers will receive training on observing children and taking the first steps to use the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) mental health screening tool. Participants will receive resources and follow-up support.« top of page
Youth and Family Services, Inc. (www.yfs.org) Youth and Family Services, Inc. has been “Building Relationships - Building Communities” in Solano County for over 25 years. Through a unique blend of counseling, education, and social support, YFS provides family-focused services to help vulnerable members of our community to heal from pain caused by trauma, substance abuse, delinquency, incarceration, and mental health challenges. YFS is committed to providing a wide range of accessible, coordinated, and well integrated services in a sensitive and respectful manner regardless of gender, race, income, or beliefs. Through YFS Nurturing Parenting sessions, offered in group or home settings, positive parenting skills are fostered and time is set aside for family nurturing activities.
Dixon Family Services (www.dixonfamilyservices.org) Dixon Family Services is much more than a Family Resource Center. The agency serves as a one-stop shop of social services with a highly competent Self-Sufficiency Case Management Team and a qualified Clinical/Therapy Department to serve all members of the community of Dixon, with an emphasis on low, to moderate-income families. In addition to the 8 - 15 member staff, there are representatives on site an average of once a week from MediCal, CalWORKs, Food Stamps, Section 8, Nueva Vida, Families First, and many others. The WIC program is at our site Mondays through Fridays.
Children’s Nurturing Project(www.childrensnurturingproject.org) is a 501c3 charity serving children and families in Solano County, California. CNP was founded in 2001 by several community-based professionals who saw that more work was needed in the community to support high risk infants, children, and their families. As a result, CNP was recognized in February 2003 by the IRS as a nonprofit children’s charity. Our Federal Tax ID is #72-1553818. CNP has a talented and interdisciplinary staff made up of social workers, nurses, family support specialists, parenting educators, developmental specialists, and others. We utilize a home and community based approach in working with high risk families to best support their needs.
Our mission is to promote healthy parent-child relationships through support services and education. Children will develop socially, physically, and emotionally through nurturing and personal growth, leaving a legacy of hope for future generations.
Our vision is to assure that families create communities that embrace the value of raising children in a stable, nurturing environment so that each new generation of children will have the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential as active, productive, healthy members of the community.
EMQ FamiliesFirst (www.emqff.org) does whatever it takes to help children in crisis and their families. We are recognized for innovative mental health treatment, foster care and social services that help families recover from trauma, abuse and addiction, and rebuild their lives. We fight for sustainable change and advocate for improvements in the local, state and federal systems that serve children in need.
We do whatever it takes to...
- Help children.
- Strengthen families.
- Build community.
- Advocate for systems change to ensure that our families thrive.
EMQ FamiliesFirst believes the most effective form of care for children, youth and their families is based in the community, using strengths and needs to define and individualize service. We believe children and families should have the greatest possible access to services, as well as maximum voice and choice in planning, carrying out and evaluating those services.
The following Service Partners provide an integral part in the overall success of our system-wide redesign:
- Solano County Children’s Mental Health
- Child Welfare Services
- Public Health Nursing
- Child Haven, Inc.
- Local pediatric providers
- Local child care providers
- IFSI collaborative
- BabyFirst Solano
- North Bay Regional Center
- Solano County Office of Education