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. 2nd Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
Pregnancy testing, medical services, crisis counseling, referrals
Cal-SAFE (Escondido Union High School District) 760.291.6062 750 San Pasqual Rd.
Escondido, CA 92025
Support for teen parents, child care, EUSD and EUHSD students
Easter Seals Child Development Center- Early Head Start 760.743.1185 240 S. Hickory St.
Escondido, CA 92-25
Federally funded program for children ages 0 – 3 in Escondido with parent/guardian(s) 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 255 Pico, Suite 101
San Marcos, CA 92069
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 (ages 3-5) for children in Escondido with parent/guardian(s) who are working and/or going to school
Healthy Development Services (HDS) – Palomar/Pomerado Hospital 877.504.2299 Escondido Case management, developmental screenings, parent classes, one on one services, free services

Home-Start Mental Health Services 760.489.4951 463 N. Midway Dr. St.200
Escondido, CA 92027
Family support services, family counseling support, mental health interventions (PCIT/PCAT, TF, CBT)
Hope Infant Family Support Program 760.761.5518 255 Pico Ave.
San Marcos, 92069
Support to families of infants and toddlers with special needs, developmental assessments, home visits, parent education
North County Lifeline 760.842.6243 Vista office. Classes offered in Escondido call for location English and spanish parenting classes for parents of children ages 0-5, free service
Nurse Family Partnership 760.740.4000 606 E. Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 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, CA 92025
Therapy services for 0-5 years old, for serious behavior problems, Medi-cal or no insurance with SSN, sliding scale for uninsured
Palomar Family Counseling, Inc. 888.743.7526 347 W. Mission Ave.
Escondido, CA 92025
Birth control, pregnancy services, free services

*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.