Mental Health Resources:
1. The Community Counseling Clinic (CCC) at California State University, East Bay is offering a variety of FREE mental health services over the summer such as online therapy, support groups, and community referrals. For more information, please check out this document with information on CCC, the services they offer, how and when we provide services, and how interested folks can get in contact with us. Here is a Spanish version of the flyer.
2.For families on Medi-Cal seeking mental health services, please the ACCESS Line at 1-800-491-9099. The Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services’ (ACBHCS) ACCESS Program is the system wide point of contact for information, screening and referrals for mental health and substance use services and treatment for Alameda County residents.
3. For families with other insurance providers seeking mental health services, please click on this underlined link to get connected with Care Solace. FUSD has partnered with Care Solace to help our students/families navigate health services and find providers covered by their insurance provider.
4. Suicide and Crisis Lifeline-988: In 2020, Congress designated the new 988 dialing code to be operated through the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of 161 crisis centers that provides a 24/7, toll-free hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
5. Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 to reach a crisis counselor for free crisis counseling 24 hours/7days a week via text message.
6. Psychology Today-Find a Therapist has a website link below to search for a database of therapists based on zip code. You can filter your search based on your insurance, geographic area, issues you are seeking help, and other factors.
1. Tri-City Health Center: Tri-City Health Center offers medical, dental, and vision services, as well as specialty services such as acupuncture, chiropractic care, and podiatry. We aim to serve all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. Aside from offering medical services, TCHC also offers free enrollment assistance for a variety of public assistance programs, such as Medi-Cal, Covered California, CalFresh, and HealthPAC. For more information please visit website or call (510)770-8040.
3. American Best Contact and Glasses offers 2 pairs of eyeglasses and a free eye exam for $79.95
Tutoring and Learning Resources:
1. Khan Academy: free educational program and video tutorials on various subject areas for children two to seven years of age.
2. Brainfuse: free online live tutoring from 1pm to 10pm PST for library cardholders in Alameda county.
3. Fremont Unified School District offers Newcomer Packets in Spanish, Chinese, Dari/Farsi, and Pashto to help immigrant families understand the American school system and how our school system works. Here is link to access these Newcomer Packets
4. Adventure Time at Maloney offers before school and after school childcare for a fee of around $10 per hour (exact rate depends on numbers of hours attended). Please click this application.
5. Compassionate Network is offering FREE in-person tutoring through their Boost Program on Mondays, Sept 19th to Nov. 7th. Please call (510) 796-7378 for an appt.
6. Khan Academy offers a variety of FREE online educational videos. Website: https://www.khanacademy.org/
7. To learn more about how the Special Education process at Fremont Unified School District, please click on this link for an overview.
City of Fremont Resources:
Eden I & R, Inc., was incorporated as a non-profit 501(c)(3) agency in January 1976 in response to a community need for a service that would assist people in obtaining information about, as well as gaining access to, community resources. Our skilled information management and referral specialists provide a critical information bridge between individuals in need and human service agencies. Please call 211 to get referrals and information on community resources in Alameda county.
Centrally located in the Hub, the FRC houses over 25 State, County, City and non-profit agencies providing a variety of integrated services. Please call (510) 574-2000 to get connected with case managers who can work with you to get you connected with important resources in the community. Spanish case managers are available.
3.City of Fremont's Parks and Recreation: they offer a wide-range of afterschool and summer activities for children residing in the Fremont area. Some program are offered on sliding scale depending on family income. If you are interested in getting more information, please contact at RegeRec@fremont.gov or call (510) 494-4300.
4. FACE (Fremont Adult and Continuing Education) offers a variety of free or low-cost academic classes for adults residing in the Fremont area. These classes include English as a Second Language (ESL), Citizenship, High School Diploma/G.E.D., Basic Education (ABE), and Adults with Disabilities (AWD) Classes. Some
co-sponsored courses, such as with Ohlone college, are FREE as well. Community Education, Career Technical and other specialty classes require a fee for participation.
Parent and Family Resources
1. 24 Hour Parenting Stress Hotline via Family Paths: 1-800-829-3777
Our 24-hour Parent Support & Resource Hotline provides free and confidential counseling, information to anyone in need of parenting support and access to nearly 900 community resources from our vast database. You have access to caring treatment specialists for one-time anonymous calls or regular callbacks to support you with your particular parenting or family concerns, refer you to Family Paths’ services, or provide other Alameda County resources.
2. Hume Center’s South Asian Community Health Program offers FREE parent support groups/workshops in languages such as Farsi, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Kannada, and Telugu. Here is a link to get more information.
3. Divorce Care for Kids: provides an online directory of Bay Area divorce support group for children. A DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) group is a safe, fun place where your children can learn skills that will help them heal. DC4K groups blend, games, music, stories, videos, and discussion to help kids process the divorce and move forward. Also provides a directory of articles with parenting advice and strategies.
4. Understood.org is a new, free online resource (in English and Spanish) that is aimed at providing families with the practical tools and advice for their child’s academic, social, and emotional journey and especially for children struggling with learning and/or attention issues.
5. Gender Spectrum is an organization that provides a variety of free online spaces for LGBTQ, gender-inclusive, and non-binary communities. They also offer resources and parenting support in Spanish.
6. Autism Speaks: National organization that provides information, parenting advice, and online spaces for supporting the needs of individuals with autism.
7. Parenting Cue Cards provides practical strategies and recommendations for how to deal with challenging parental situations ranging from discipline, dishonesty, attitude and defiance, managing screen time, getting along with siblings, and other hot-button issues. Developed by Yale University's Center for Emotional Intelligence and Great Schools.
9. Ideas for Rewards/Consequences at Home to Promote Positive Behaviors and Set Limits
10. FUSD's Family Resource Website: On this site, you will find resources, news, information about upcoming events FUSD host throughout the school year, past presentations, ways to encourage learning at home, and more.
11. Bristol Hospice Foundations offers free 3 days camps (August 11-13) for children ages 9 to 15 years old who have lost a close family or friend are are dealing with grief. It is a camp in Livermore, and it is hosted by The Taylor Family foundation, with Bristol Hospice. For more info, please visit their website: bristolhospicefoundationca.org
12. Friends of Children with Special Needs (FCSN) mission is to help individuals with special needs and their families find love, hope, respect, and support through integrated community involvement. FCSN provides a range of services from respite care, family support programs, adult services, children's services like afterschool care, summer programs, and other supports. Please click on underlined section for more details.
1. Fremont Rental Assistance Program: The City of Fremont Human Services Department is excited to announce that a new rental assistance program will be launching on April 1, 2021. The focus will be on helping renters pay past due rent and future rents, get caught up with utility bills, and to help landlords who are owed rents. Please click on underlined section above for more details.
2. California COVID-19 Response: created by the CA government to create a centralized website to find out information on COVID-19 testing centers, emotional health resources, financial assistance especially for small businesses, and receive alerts in your county.
3. Relief Funds for Undocumented Workers in California: provides a chart of relief funds and/or financial assistance for undocumented, domestic, service, and other types of workers in California.
6. Alameda County's Community Development Agency provides information on eviction moratorium and rent relief options.
7.CA Low-Cost Auto Insurance Program: The California Low Cost Auto Insurance (CLCA) Program is a state-sponsored legislative program (SB 570), administered by CDI and the California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan (CAARP). CLCA provides affordable liability insurance to low-to-moderate-income California drivers regardless of immigration status. As more and more families struggle to pay their bills during this difficult time, he CLCA program offers them the opportunity to purchase insurance at an affordable price.
8. CA COVID-19 Rent Relief: The CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program provides financial assistance for rent and utilities to income-eligible California renters and their landlords who have been impacted by COVID-19. Both renters and landlords can apply for assistance. Depending on the address of your rental property, you may be eligible for a local program. Click Apply Now to determine which program is right for you.
9. The City of Fremont's Parks and Recreation is offering summer scholarships for 2023 for its summer camps, swimming, and activities. Please click on this application link.
1. Cosmic Yoga offers free yoga and mindfulness videos geared for children via Youtube.
2. Go Noodle offers free exercise/movement/relaxation/mindfulness videos for children via Youtube.
3. Mrs. Tsang's School Counselor Youtube channel featuring strategies to help students and families during the coronavirus pandemic and foster their social-emotional development. I will provide simple tips for managing stress, being a successful student, and healthy family dynamics.
Wifi and Technology Resources:
1.Comcast is offering low-cost internet during the coronavirus pandemic to help families stay connected online. Please either call 1-855-846-8376 or check on the link.
2. Free or Reduced Wifi Coverage Options via Xfinity, AT&T, etc.
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