Parents

Child Development Tools

Preschool Learning Tools

  • Little Treasures - Our preschool curriculum.
  • Starfall.com - Free kid-safe online resource teaching children to read and the love for learning through exploration.
  • First5California.com - Check out fun and educational videos! Also this site is full of activities for toddlers and preschoolers!
  • NAEYC.org - Full of family fun....including songs, activities and helpful parenting articles.
  • All About Young Children: Here you can find out about what skills help children learn, how they learn language, how they learn about feelings and relationships, how they learn about numbers, and how they become skillful at moving their bodies.
  • California Preschool Instructional Network - CPIN provides high quality professional development for preschool administrators and teachers highlighting current research-based information, resources, and effective instructional practices which are focused on preparing children to flourish in early childhood and succeed in elementary school and beyond.
  • PBS Kids - Games and Crafts for Kids

Local Resources

  • Bright Futures - (530) 822-7505. 1531-A Butte House Road. Yuba City, CA 95993
    The Bright Futures program provides no cost health and development screenings for children 0-5 who reside in Sutter County.  Oral Health - Speech and Language - Learning & Cognitive Skills - Positive Discipline - Fine and Gross Motor Skills -- Hearing - Height and Weight Vision
  • California WIC - (530) 749-4830. 1114 Yuba St., Suite 217, Marysville, CA 
    Women, Infants and Children Program. WIC helps families by providing nutrition education, issuing checks for healthy supplemental foods, and making referrals to healthcare and other community services. Participants must meet income guidelines and be either pregnant women, new mothers, infants, or children under age five.
  • HEAP - (530) 671-7590Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. and 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
    The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) can offer income-eligible residents of Sutter and Yuba Counties a credit to their utility bill.  HEAP is available for customers of PG&E, SMUD, or those who heat their home using wood, propane, or oil purchased from a vendor. 
  • REACH - Relief for Energy Assistance through Community Help - See if you qualify, and then contact the Salvation Army at 1-800-933-9677.
    The REACH Program has provided emergency energy assistance to low-income families within the PG&E service area who are in jeopardy of losing their electricity services. REACH is a one-time energy-assistance program sponsored by PG&E and administered through the Salvation Army from 170 offices in northern and central California. Those who have experienced an uncontrollable or unforeseen hardship may receive an energy credit up to $300, credit amount based on the past due amount of the bill. REACH assistance may be available once within an 18 month period, but exceptions can be made for seniors, the physically challenged and the terminally ill.
  • CalFresh Program - (530) 345-9749 - CalFreshHelp530@gmail.com
    The CalFresh Program can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores.  The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs.
  • Yuba-Sutter Food Bank - (530) 673-3834 - feedingthehungry@sbcglobal.net - 760 Stafford Way, Yuba City, CA 95991
    Mission...
    *  To alleviate hunger among the disadvantaged and elderly.
    *  The gleaning of surplus food from every available source for the distribution among charitable organizations and disadvantaged persons in a fair and equitable manner.  No recipient shall ever be required to pay for donated food, provided free of charge to the Corporation.
    *  To inform the disadvantaged and elderly as to their nutritional needs.
    *  To make the public aware of the problems of the disadvantaged and elderly.
  • Family Soup - (530) 751-1925. 1650 Sierra Ave. Suite 106. Yuba City, CA 95993
    Mission....To empower families of children with special needs through support and education to reach their full potential as members of the community.
  • Hands of Hope - (530) 755-3491. 909 Spiva Avenue. Yuba City, CA 95991. Open Monday -Thursday from 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
    A day service center offering core services including showers, laundry facilities, clothes closet, referrals to other agencies, Mentor/Guest Advocate Programs. Mission is to enhance the quality of life in the Yuba-Sutter area by
    * Providing core support services to the homeless
    * Reintegrating the homeless within our community.
    * Engaging the community to respond to the challenge of homelessness.
  • REST - Regional Emergency Shelter Team - P.O. Box 688, Yuba City, CA 95992 - rest.yubasutter@gmail.com
    REST IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE SPRING/SUMMER. IT WILL REOPEN IN NOVEMBER. Families, single women and couples seeking winter season shelter should come to the Hands of Hope facility at 909 Spiva Avenue in Yuba City during these dates.  Intake hours are between 5:30 and 6:30 pm daily during the winter season.  You are encouraged to arrive at the earliest time possible as space may be limited.