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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.


 New & Noteworthy



The Board of Directors of both Family Resource & Referral Center (FRRC) San Joaquin and Charterhouse Center for Families are excited to announce they have approved a merger agreement for these two 501(c)(3), non-profit organizations, effective June 30, 2014. The two organizations share complementary missions and the merger allows resources to be shared for stronger organization. The merged organizations are retaining the name Family Resource & Referral Center.


FRRC continues to provide services at 5713 Pershing Ave, Suite A-2, in addition to all current locations.


For questions regarding the merger, please contact Kay Ruhstaller, Executive Director, at or (209) 948-1553.


For questions regarding programs, please contact Leslie Reece, Director of Program Services, at or (209) 461-2951.

3/2014 FRRC is now a referral site for the Medi-Cal Expansion Program  
3/2014 New online learning portal from the CDE, CDD  

 Upcoming Events

Oct 8 Parent Voices Meeting at 509 W. Weber, Suite 103, in Stockton ~ 6-7pm  


  • First 5 San Joaquin's Quarterly Health Messaging E-Toolkit:

"Spend Summer Learning"


 Video Clips

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

 Coming January 2015:   2-1-1 San Joaquin

What is 2-1-1?

2-1-1 is a free phone number and online database that connects Californians quickly and effectively to existing health and human service programs, joblessness support and disaster response information in their communities. It's available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and in 150 different languages.

Examples of the Types of Services People Can Access by Calling 2-1-1

  • Housing

  • Health Services

  • Income Support: Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

  • Help for Seniors and Disabled

  • Resources for Children and Families

  • Emergency and Disaster Response

Family Resource and Referral Center recently submitted an application to the CA Public Utilities Commission to be the provider of 2-1-1 Information and Referral Services for San Joaquin County.  To view the application, click the links below.


For more information about 2-1-1 San Joaquin, please email Kay Ruhstaller at

2-1-1 San Joaquin

 Connecting People to Resources



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