First 5 Sacramento funds a variety of programs to ensure pregnant mothers and children have access to health, dental, vision and mental health services.
Get one-on-one, step by step assistance using your health plan, selecting a doctor, and making appointments with help from Sacramento Covered. For more information call 866-850-4321.
Cultural Broker Services
So much important child development happens during pregnancy and getting regular check-ups is critical to having a healthy pregnancy and baby. There are pregnancy mentoring programs to support expectant African American mothers. Services include:
- Home Visits
- One-on-one mentoring
- Tips and tools for a healthy pregnancy
- Ways to de-stress
- A personal coach and confidant
- Support during and after the pregnancy
WellSpace Health - Healthy and Empowered Families, 916-737-5555
Center for Community Health and Well-Being - Black Mothers United, 916-558-4812
County wide efforts are underway through a mass educational campaigns focusing on Infant Safe Sleep and healthy pregnancies and births.
- Safe Sleep
Alone, Back, Crib! Find out how parents can get education on safe sleep and a free crib or how your agency can become a safe sleep trainer.
- Sac Healthy Baby
Visit this one-stop website and get connected with services that will help you along the pregnancy journey.
Protecting our most Vulnerable
First 5 Sacramento funds the Sacramento County CPS HEARTS for Kids Program to provide head to toe medical clearance exams and foster parent home visits for children ages 0-5 placed in protective custody.