DFCS Online Policies & Procedures

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Handbook 22: DFCS Resource Guide
22-3  Miscellaneous Resources

 

DFCS Resource Guide
22-3  Miscellaneous Resources
Reference Points
CalWORKs Transitional Resource Guide
Clean Slate Tattoo Removal Program
Gilroy Police Department Resource Brochure
Low Cost Health Programs at Valley Medical Center (VMC)
Orthodontia Services - Smile for a Lifetime
Probation Resource Directory
Public Health Department - Perinatal Support Services Resource Directory
Santa Clara County Housing Locator
South County Information Sheet
Spanish-Language Child Welfare Resources to Use With Families
Other References


Reference Points
Effective Date: TBA
Last Updated: 6/23/11


CalWORKs Transitional Resource Guide  

A compilation of resources that covers emergency needs, employment, child care,transportation, etc. published by the Santa Clara County Social Services Agency.

CalWORKs Transitional Resource Guide

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Clean Slate Tattoo Removal Program  

The Clean Slate Tattoo Removal Program is a collaboration between the City of San Jose Department of Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services and the  Santa Clara County Health and Hospital Systems.  A team of doctors, nurses, and medical clerks volunteer their time to operate the tattoo removal clinic.

Contact Information:

Noble House

14630 Noble Avenue

San Jose, CA  95132

Phone: (408) 251-7757

Fax: (408) 251-7307

Program Criteria

  • Must be between 14 and 25 years old
  • Must be a resident of San Jose
  • Must be gang free
  • Gang related tattoos removed must be visible
  • Must be working, going to school, or enrolled in an approved job readiness/vocational program


Program Requirements

  • Must perform 30 hours of community service
  • Must attend 8 weekly evening meetings 6:30-8:30 pm
  • Must be committed and complete the program until the tattoos are removed
  • Must graduate from 8-week Clean Slate Tattoo Removal Program


Tattoo Removal Process

The tattoo removal process begins after the 8-week Program is completed. Treatments are on-going until the tattoo is removed, which may take more than one treatment.

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Gilroy PD Resource Brochure   Gilroy Police Department Resource Information Brochure
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Low Cost Health Care Programs at VMC  
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Orthodontia Services - Smile for a Lifetime  

"Smile for a Lifetime Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization comprised of local chapters throughout the country that provides quality orthodontic treatment for patients who may not have the opportunity to achieve a beautiful, straight smile without financial assistance” (quote from the foundation’s Web site at http://www.s4l.org/Default.aspx). 

Dr. Kenneth Shimizu is an orthodontist participating in the program (http://www.shimizu-orthodontics.com/). 

Application can be made to receive orthodontic services. 

Contact Dr. Shimizu’s office at (408) 738-1314 with any additional questions.

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Probation Resource Directory  

A listing of services compiled by the Santa Clara County Probation Department and Silicon Valley Council of Non-Profits.

Probation Resource Directory

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PHD - Perintal Support Services Resource Directory  

Offers a listing of  a variety resources including medical/health,legal, Housing, support groups and school age parents education programs as well as activities for youth and children.  Put out by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, Maternal Child Health Division, May 2013.

Perinatal Support Services Resource Directory

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Santa Clara County Housing Locator   Click here to access the Santa Clara County Housing Locator.
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South County Information Sheet  

The South County Information Sheet includes resources for housing, Emergency Food and Meal Programs, medical services, and other miscellaneous resources.

Click here to link to the South County Information Sheet.  The document may then be printed.

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Spanish-Language Child Welfare Resources to Use With Families  

Child Welfare Information Gateway has launched a Resources in Spanish web section at www.childwelfare.gov/spanish, replacing the En Español web section. Designed for child welfare professionals who work with Spanish-speaking families, the section includes a glossary of English-to-Spanish and Spanish-to-English child welfare terms, as well as topically organized resources on:

  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Preventing and responding to child abuse and neglect
  • Supporting and preserving families
  • Out-of-home care
  • Adoption

Resources are available in both Spanish and English, and many can be viewed, downloaded, or ordered for free. To find a complete list of titles that Information Gateway produces or distributes, browse our online catalog at www.childwelfare.gov/catalog.

 

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Other Resource Services  
  • Telephone: 211
    • 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities.
     

  • HelpSCC - Online community resource guide
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