Community Resources: Early Childhood Resources

This table lists early childhood resources along with phone numbers, location and description.
Name Phone Location Description
Alternatives Women’s Center 760.741.9796 257 E. Second Ave.
Escondido 92025
Pregnancy testing, medical services, crisis counseling, referrals
Cal-SAFE, Escondido Union High School District 760.291.6063 2200 Glenridge Road, Escondido 92027 Support for teen parents, child care, and EUSD and EUHSD students
Easter Seals Child Development Center – Early Head Start 760.743.1185 240 S. Hickory St.
Escondido 92025
Federally funded program for children through age 3 in Escondido with parents or guardians who are working and/or attending school; center-based and home-based services; and services for children with disabilities
Exceptional Family Resource Center 800.281.8252


9245 Sky Park Court, No. 130,
San Diego 92123
Phone support, resources, referrals for families of children with special needs; free services
Head Start – MAAC Project 760.471.4210 Multiple locations throughout Escondido Federally funded preschool program for Escondido children ages 3 to 5 whose parents or guardians are working and/or going to school
Healthy Development Services – Palomar Health 877.504.2299 660 E. Grand Ave., Escondido 92025 Case management, developmental screenings, parent classes, one-on-one services, free services
HOPE Infant Family Support Program 760.761.5517 255 Pico Ave.,
San Marcos 92069
Support to families of infants and toddlers with special needs, including developmental assessments, home visits, and parent education
North County Lifeline 760-726-4900 Classes offered in Escondido; call for location Parenting classes in English and Spanish for parents of children through age 5; free services
Nurse Family Partnership 760.740.4000 649 W. Mission Ave.,
Suite 2, Escondido  92025
Case management, support, home visitation by nurse, enrollment by 25 weeks of pregnancy
Palomar Family Counseling, Inc. 760.741.2660 1002 E. Grand Ave.,
Escondido 92025
Therapy services for children through age 5, for serious behavior problems; Medi-Cal or no insurance required with Social Security Number; sliding scale for uninsured;

*The listed programs are not presented, endorsed, recommended, supervised, or sponsored by the Escondido Union School District. The district assumes no liability or responsibility for any loss or injury arising out of participation in any services provided on this resource list.