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- Provide mothers and children access to quality maternal, child, and adolescent health services. There is an emphasis to those with low income or limited resources.
- Reduce infant mortality and preventable diseases. Promote health and well-being for children with special needs.
- Promote the health of mothers and infants by improving access to prenatal care for low-income, at-risk pregnant women.
- Promote children's health by improving access to preventive care for low-income children.
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health assess the needs of women, infants, children, and adolescents by providing case management and home visitations and coordinating and planning services in collaboration with different agencies. 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 their families.
Our array of programs and services includes those listed below.
|Program||Email Contact and Phone|
|Adolescent Family Life Program||Nancy Ballard, 805-981-5177|
|Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP)||Veronica Martinez, 805-981-5380|
|Childhood Injury Prevention||Monique Ciccone Llanos, 805-981-5225|
|Community Health Nursing||Veronica Martinez, 805-981-5380|
|Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program||Anna Marie Aguilar, 805-981-5115|
|Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR)||Monique Ciccone-llanos, 805-981-5225|
|Health Care for All||Rita Duarte-Weaver, 805-981-5212|
|Nurse-Family Partnership||Angela Fulmer, 805-509-9506|
|Perinatal Substance Use Services||Angela Fulmer, 805-509-9506|
|Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)||Veronica Escobedo, 805-981-5144|
New Parent Kit - First 5 Ventura County
2580 E. Main Street, Suite 203
Ventura, CA 93003
Program Manager for Kit for New Parents
Additional Information Reports
Seleta Dobrosky, MSN, RN, PHN
Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Director
Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Coordinator
800-781-4449 ext. 2 for MCAH or 1 for CHN