First 5 First Steps (Home Visiting), Home Start - East Region

First 5 First Steps (Targeted Home Visiting)

General Information
Description of ServiceStrengthens child and family relationships by providing support, education, and guidance through home visits to expectant parents. The program promotes parent and child well-being through support and education, community referrals for parents and their children including connections to a medical provider, home visits beginning prentally, and ongoing home visits until the child is 3 years old.
Geographical Area91901 91905 91906 91916 91917 91931 91934 91935 91941 91942 91945
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Facility/ADA AccessNot applicable
Intake ProcedureFax referral form with parent consent to supervisor at (619) 328-0638.
Intake RequirementsNone
Helpful TipsService Duration: Pregnancy until child is 3 years old.
Services are home based.
**Please note that clients that are 2 weeks post-partum will not be accepted into the program***
Client Information
Target PopulationPregnant
Intended ParticipantsPregnant parents
Age GroupAll Ages
Languages SpokenSpanish; Arabic; Chaldean
EligibilityPregnant parents that do not qualify for another home visiting program and meet one or meet one or more of the following:

- Low income (less than 200%FPL which is generally less than 31,020 for family of 2)
- Military (child is dependent of active duty, reserve, guard, or veteran service member)
- Immigrant/Refugee (foreign born parent)
- Teen (ages 13-21)
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo fees.
Number of Openings96
Hours of Operation 8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday; some exceptions, please call for information.
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Contact Information
Contact's Name Gerrie Fenton
Contact's Position Program Manager
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 333 Main Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip El Cajon, CA 92020
Main Phone (619) 328-0954
Fax (619) 328-0638
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Last Complete Service Update Date09/01/2016
County Entity/County Funding SourceFirst 5
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: First 5 San Diego
Affiliated Program: First 5 First Steps (Targeted Home Visiting)
This Service: First 5 First Steps (Home Visiting), Home Start - East Region
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visitation Programs (PH-6100.1800-680)