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Local Resources for Monterey County

Local Resources for parents in Monterey County

Birth Network Monterey County; www.birthnetworkofmontereycounty; guide listing classes, doulas, midwives, etc. for parents

Developmental Evaluation for children birth to age three; free; San Andreas Regional Center (SARC), Monterey, Marina, Seaside, 831-759-3136. For Salinas, Pacific Grove, Carmel and South County, 831-443-1279.

Domestic Violence Crisis Line; YWCA, 800-992-2151

ICAN, International Cesarean Awareness Network; Vaginal Birth after Cesarean & Cesarean Recovery Support;;

La Leche League (LLL); General Breastfeeding support and monthly meetings in Marina and Salinas.;

Men’s Group: a group designed specifically for men experiencing life changes (marriage, fatherhood, grief, etc.) by Manfred Melcher, MSW, LCSW; located in Carmel, visit

Parenting Connection Monterey County (PCMC); classes for parents with children, birth to age four, Saturdays & Evenings;

Parents’ Place of Pacific Grove Adult Education; classes for parents with children birth to age three, weekdays;; 831-646-6623; 1025 Lighthouse Av, Pacific Grove

The Parent Center; Salinas Adult School; classes for parents with children birth to age three; childbirth preparation and breastfeeding classes also.;20 Sherwood Place, Salinas; 796-6900 (option #3)

Parenting Teens support group; The Parent Project/Partners for Peace, 831-754-3888.

Postpartum Warmline and Wellness Group; 831-783-5933; 1 in 4 new parents experience postpartum depression & anxiety that requires support. Free, confidential, bilingual therapist will return your call to the Warmline, listen to concerns, offer a postpartum screening & help you connect with right local resources. Also, two Wellness groups are offered monthly.

Postpartum Support International, PSI,; 800-944-4773. Another Resource for Postpartum depression & anxiety.

Special Kids Crusade, mission is to develop resources, raise awareness & provide support to children with disability and their family in Monterey County.

Military Family Resources:

Army Community Services Ord Military Community, Family Advocacy: 242-7660

New Parent Support: 242-7660

Navy Fleet & Family Support Center, La Mesa, 656-3060

Military One Source, 1-800-342-9647

Military & Family Life Counselor, confidential (they do not keep case notes and there is no reporting), 831-324-5831

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) provides support for all active duty service members with family members with special needs, anything from food allergies to spina bifida and anything in between. 242-7960

Tri-Care, 1-877-988-9378


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