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Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Home Visiting

Overview
 MCAH is a home visiting program aimed at providing health and social services to families with children from before birth through age five. This project is a collaborate effort of the Department of Public Health and  the Child Welfare Services Division of the Human Services Agency.

Services

  • Assist clients to understand their health conditions and treatment plans
  • Make referrals to health care and other social services
  • Help access services, including interpretation and transportation for medical reasons when needed
  • Help obtain health care coverage, including Medi-Cal 
  • Provide counseling for substance abuse and assistance to obtain treatment when needed
  • Assist families with understanding their child's development and learning effective parenting skills
  • Assist clients whose children are at risk of neglect or abuse

Costs
Services are provided free to all clients. Participation is voluntary.

Referrals:

             Mother & Infant Referral Form



Merced County 2222 M Street Merced, CA 9543 Ph. (209) 385-7434 Toll Free (800) 226-6452