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Below is a listing of programs and services for families and children available through the many Public Health programs.  Please click on a program to learn more about it:

California Children’s Services (CCS)

If your child has a catastrophic or serious medical condition, our California Children Services (CCS) program may be able to provide financial assistance for diagnostic and treatment up to age 21. Physical and occupational therapy services also are available (see MTP).

Child Passenger Safety Program-Carseats

Offers community education about child passenger safety including proper use and  installation of child safety seats, information about current laws and recommendations for safety practices.  Appointments can be made for carseat installations and inspections.

Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP)

The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program offers preventive health services that identify and prevent disease and disabilities among low-income children and youth in Napa County. “Preventive health” means that we work to keep your children healthy before they get sick

Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC)

The Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care, (HCPCFC), provides child welfare and juvenile probation departments with public health nursing expertise in meeting the medical, dental, mental health and developmental needs of children in foster care

Medical Therapy Program (MTP)/Medical Therapy Unit (MTU)

Children with physical handicaps who are eligible for the California Children Services (CCS) program may receive physical and/or occupational therapy through the Medical Therapy Unit (MTU).

Perinatal Outreach and Prenatal Care Guidance

Perinatal Outreach Education’s (POE) work with the pregnant and parenting community providing information about community resources and ensuring that our Napa County residents have the tools necessary to access some of these basic resources.

Public Health Nursing Case Management

Public Health nurses provide home visitation for pregnant women, postpartum women, infants, children up to age 21, fathers and families.

Therapeutic Child Care Center (TCCC)

The TCCC provides enhanced infant-parent mental health services and child development services for children birth to five through a partnership between NCHHS Public Health and Child Start Inc.

Universal Perinatal Home Visiting Program ("Welcome Every Baby")

Home visiting program for newborns and their families.  To apply mother should be in first 12 weeks of pregnancy or have a newborn who is less than 6 weeks old.