Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health

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  • Provide mothers and children (especially those with low income or limited resources) access to quality maternal, child and adolescent health services.
  • Reduce infant mortality and preventable diseases and handicapping conditions among children.
  • Promote the health of mothers and infants by improving access to prenatal care for low-income, at-risk pregnant women.
  • Promote the health of children by improving access to preventive care for low-income children.

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Assessment of the needs of women, infants, children and adolescents and coordination and planning of programs and services for them. We conduct community health status assessments, identify barriers to services and develop policies based on the outcomes. In addition, we coordinate health outreach and service quality assurance for women, children and families.


Our array of  programs and services include those listed below. 

Program  Email Contact and Phone 
Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP) Nancy Ballard, 805-981-5177
Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) Seleta Dobrosky, 805-981-5190
Childhood Injury Prevention Monique Ciccone Llanos, 805-981-5225
Children Health Promotion Linda Bays, 805-981-5233
Community Health Nursing Seleta Dobrosky, 805-981-5190
Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program Estella Sweeney, 805-981-5144
Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR)
Claudia Benton, 805-981-5380 
Health Care for All Rita Duarte-Weaver, 805-981-5212
New Parents Kit, (First 5 Ventura County) Linda Bays, 805-981-5240
Perinatal Substance Use Program Seleta Dobrosky, 805-981-5190
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Claudia Benton, 805-981-5380  

Additional Information & Reports

Contact Information

Megan Steffy, PHN, MSN, MS

Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Director


Claudia Benton, MSN, RN-BC, PHN

Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Coordinator  

2220 E. Gonzales Road, Suite 102
Oxnard, CA 93036


Toll Free Number: 
800-781-4449  ext. 2 for MCAH or 1 for  CHN

Health Care Agency
5851 Thille Street
Ventura, CA 93003
Ambulatory Care-Medical Clinics
5851 Thille Street 
Ventura, CA 93003
Behavioral Health
1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
Public Health
2240 E. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
Santa Paula Hospital
825 N. Tenth Street
Santa Paula, CA 93061
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
HCA Human Resources
5851 Thille Street 
Ventura, CA 93003
Ventura County Health Care Plan
2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036