Ventura County Human Services Agency contracts with JFS to provide a bilingual social worker for the Healthy Start program at Sheridan Way Elementary School in Ventura. This is a three way partnership with JFS, Ventura County and Ventura Unified School District.
The social worker serves the families who live in the poorest part of Ventura. She receives referrals from the community, referrals from teachers and people who walk in. The majority of her clients are Spanish-speaking. She provides both therapy and case management as well as information and referrals. For more information about this program, contact JFS.