Resources

Information

Dial 211- one-stop connection to local services and resources that you need, like utility assistance, housing, food, elder care, after school programs, crisis services and much more.

University of California Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Childcare Checklistpdf

A School Nurse's Guide to Kid's Health and Safety.  A handy visual guide listing common school illnesses (and how to deal with them), children's health tips, and food allergies.

Home Alone Resourcepdf

Davis Parent University: Davis Community Television (and partner DJUSD.TV) is a project of Davis Media Access and is centered on access & media training for all.

Center for Families: offers parenting support, child development screenings, CalFresh program (SNAP), mental health services and legal aid. 441 D Street, Davis CA

NAEYC - This monthly newsletter delivers highlights from families.naeyc.org—research-based information on children's learning and development from the National Association for the Education of Young Children

Bright Horizons "Family Matters" Free Educational Webinars:

Your Child's Brain on Music!
Visit Kids Station the First 5 CA sponsored Pandora music station just for kids. Listen here

Yolo County Library branches carry Early Learning Kits, available for free, 4 weeks at a time, to parents, educators, caregivers and those who work with young children. The 26 different themed kits are complete units of study with storybooks, informational books, puppets and games, manipulatives, feltboard stories, and instructions.  Learn More

Support and Playgroups

Baby & Me support group welcomes moms, dads and other primary caregivers of infants from birth to 9 months. The goal of the group, led by an expert, is to provide a place where parents can learn from one another while building friendships and creating a support community. Baby & Me meets every Tuesday at 9:00 am beginning February 2, 2016 at Sweet Potato Pie 528 Main Street, Woodland. No reservation is necessary and parents are encouraged to simply stop by and join in. For more information, contact Janelle at 530-662-8000 or littlespudpatch@gmail.com

Mother and Baby Source Davis New Parent Group

New Parent Network/Davis Food Coop:  An informal gathering in the COOP Teaching Kitchen (537 G Street) for new and expecting parents and their little ones.  The meetings are free and aimed at fun education and support for eachother.  Every Tuesday, 10:00-11:00.

UC Davis Graduate, Undergraduate and Professional Student Parents Facebook Page

UC Davis Health Parent Resource Group Facebook Page

Center for Families Play School Experience:  Come experience a little bit of joy along with some learning activities for parents and children sponsored by the Center for Families. Welcoming families from all ethnic backgrounds, this is a no cost fun learning experience.  Center for Families is located at the intersection of 5th and D Street.  Every Monday, 10:30-11:30.  Center for Families, 441 D Street, 530-757-1261

Woodland Healthcare New Parent Support Group: Join Woodland Healthcare lactation consultants and staff, along with other new mothers to answer questions and share the challenges and joys of bringing baby home. You are welcome to bring your baby, significant other and family members to this support group. The support group is bilingual, open to the public and FREE of charge. The support group meets every second and fourth Monday (except holidays) from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Woodland Medical Office, Education Classroom, 632 W. Gibson Road. For more information, call 530.669.5420.

Children's Home Society of California Resource Library: CHS Resource Library is located at 1100 Main Street, Suite 230. Woodland, CA 95695. You can borrow up to five items from the library per month, including toys, books, games and more. They also offer six feet of lamination per month and die-cuts (20 sheets of construction paper per month). To use the library services/resources, please call (530) 723-5225 to make appointment.