Pregnant and Parenting Resources
If you need a resource not listed below, call the Referral Line for assistance 916-875-2229 or check out the Pregnancy Resource Guide (updated 2017).
(The Baby Line)
888-824-2229 or 916-875-2229
A resource for pregnant women and parents
If you call during business hours, you will be able to speak with a live person and ask questions. No cost.
This is a good place to start if you need help finding a health care provider for prenatal care.
Nurse-Family Partnership Program
9616 Micron Ave, Suite 950
Sacramento, CA 95827 | Map
Program for first-time pregnant women.
You receive home visits by a public health nurse - your "free personal nurse!"
You can self-refer. No cost.
Program services are provided to pregnant African-American women,
18 and older, residing in the County of Sacramento. No cost.
1625 Stockton Blvd., Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95816 | Map
Services for expecting or parenting teens. No cost.
Nine locations throughout Sacramento
Support for families with young children. No cost.
You can self refer.
Click here for locations and phones.
If you need temporary free childcare due to a crisis or an emergency,
contact the Crisis Nursery for support.
North Crisis Nursery
4533 Pasadena Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95821
916-679-3600 | Map
South Crisis Nursery
6699 South Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95831 | Map
Program helps pay for child care for 6-12 months. Participants will also work with a child care navigator to develop a long term plan. Parenting youth and non-minor dependents with children of their own are qualified for the program. Please contact your social worker for a referral.
Contacts for additional information:
Gloria Bedford, Bridge Program Contract Monitor
Janine Anderson, Bridge Program Liaison
A federally funded nutrition program. No cost.
The agency also provides electric breast pumps.
Six locations throughout Sacramento
Call 916-876-5000 for details
Click here to apply
Free or Low-cost Car Seats
The following agencies offer free or low-cost car seats when you attend car seat classes.
Sign up months in advance before you need the car seat as classes fill up fast and there could be a long wait list.
UC Davis Health/Sacramento Food Bank
Ask for Misael
Free car seat with class.
Safe Kids/Dignity Health
One free car seat per family with class.
Additional car seats are low-cost.
La Familia Counseling Center
Ask for Cinthia
5523 34th St.
Sacramento, CA 95820
Valley Hi Family Resource Center
7000 Franklin Blvd. Suite 820
Sacramento, CA 95823
Mutual Assistance Network/Firehouse Community Center
Typically offers booster carseats instead of newborn carseats
810 Grand Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95838
Arcade Community Center
2427 Marconi Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95821