Program Description: Services include social/emotional screening and assessment, intervention, parent education, skills building, case management, linkage and collaboration with existing community resources. Referrals to mental health other services will be provided as needed.
Eligibility: Families with children preparing to enter school within Orange County with priority given to homeless families and those at risk of homelessness and those in transitional living situations.
Language(s): English, Spanish and Vietnamese
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday – Friday
Program Description: School Readiness services are provided by The Priority Center and Children’s Bureau programs. These programs serve families with children from birth to age 8 who are exhibiting behavioral problems and emotional distress which puts them at increased risk of developing mental illness and failing in school.
Parent Education that includes Triple P Tip Sheets and educational video-tapes as the family’s short term intervention
Connection to Community Services
Outreach and Training
Services are available for approximately 3 months.
Eligibility: Children ages 0-8 and their families living in Orange County, who are at risk for developing mental illness due to social/emotional deficits or who are displaying early signs of emotional, behavioral, and/or mental instability that would impair the child’s ability to successfully transition and participate in school.
Language(s): English, Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Farsi, and Vietnamese. Mandarin is partially available. The Language line is also available to address additional language needs.
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, some evening and weekend hours when necessary.
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