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If you would like to apply online for the San Joaquin County Subsidized Child Care Eligibility List, click here.



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We Care About Children and Families

Family Resource & Referral Center is a critical link to quality child care services for all parents, child care providers, and children in San Joaquin County and the surrounding area.

FRRC'S Annual Events

Stand for Children at the State Capitol 5-6-20

Children & Youth Day at Pixie Woods (free event) 5-16-20

Action on Behalf of Children's (ABC) Awards 11-5-20

New & Noteworthy

Exciting things are happening in our community.  Come check out the new renovations at The Teen Center & The Children's Museum of Stockton. Click here to view video


Attention Child Care Providers!

Upcoming First 5 Workshops:


The Protective Factors Framework - Series 1

Children's Social & Emotional Competence

January 14, 2020 6:00pm-8:00pm

FRRC, 509 W Weber, Stockton CA


Setting Goals Be SMART About it

January 22, 2020  6:30pm-8:00pm

FRRC, 509 W Weber, Stockton CA


The Protective Factors Framework - Series 1

Children's Social & Emotional Competence; Social Connections; and Moving from Knowledge to Action

February 11, 2020 6:00pm-8:00pm

FRRC, 509 W Weber, Stockton CA


Time Victim or Time Master

February 12, 2020 6:30pm-8:00pm

FRRC, 509 W Weber, Stockton CA


The Protective Factors Framework - Series 2

Introduction and Parental Resilience

March 21, 2020 8:00am-12:00pm

FRRC, 509 W Weber, Stockton CA


To register, click on this link.  Questions? Contact First 5 San Joaquin at (209) 953-5437 or by email at

Visit the Training Calendar often for additional workshop opportunities offered by FRRC and other local community organizations.

ABC Awards

The Action on Behalf of Children (ABC) Awards are presented in special recognition to those who care about children in San Joaquin County.

2018 ABC Award Honorees


View all past ABC Award Honorees


View pictures from the 2018 ABC Awards on our Facebook page:

Nominations for 2019 ABC Awards are now being accepted. Nomination forms are available in our office, or click here to print.


Preschool and Child Care Options through FRRC

  • Subsidized Child Care - serving children 0-13 yrs of age (older than 13 can be served based on exceptional needs) (209) 461-2986
  • Joan Richards Learning Village - serving children 3-5 yrs (209) 461-2750
  • Early Head Start - children 0-3 yrs, home-based programl (209) 461-2617


All programs are subject to eligibility criteria.

Please call to inquire on your eligibility.


Video Clips  

  • Telling our story . . . click here to view comments by an FRRC parent.

 Upcoming Events

  • Parent Voices Meetings in Stockton @ 509 W. Weber, Suite 103. Call for dates & more info:(209) 948-1553.

  2-1-1 San Joaquin

What is 2-1-1?

     2-1-1 is a free and confidential phone line for the sole purpose of improving access to health, human and disaster response services.  Calls to 2-1-1 from anywhere in the county are answered by trained Information and Referral Specialists prepared to assess the caller's need, determine their options, make referrals, support and advocate for the caller as necessary.  2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and in over 200 languages.

If you need help, dial 2-1-1 or visit You may also call 800-436-9997.  2-1-1 is now available by text.  Text your Zip Code to 898211 and a specialist will reply to assist you.

Find programs or services in San Joaquin County to help with:

- Housing/Shelter

- Healthcare

- Counseling

- Food

- Legal Services... and more!

For emergencies, call 9-1-1.


FRRC's CEO Kay Ruhstaller and COO Tiffany Phovixay were featured on a recent segment of Fox 40 discussing 2-1-1 San Joaquin. Click on the link to watch:



  • First 5 San Joaquin Promotes Early Literacy:

       "Talking, Reading, Singing, Writing, Playing"

The first 3 years of life are critical to long-term brain development and to successful academic outcomes.







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