You can download the Health Access Resource Guide from this location.
The mission of Dixon Family Services is to improve the quality of life for all families and individuals in our diverse community. Our intervention and support services are strengthened by cooperation with the schools, churches, businesses and the community. With the support of the United Way Health Endowment Fund and the Solano Community Foundation, Dixon Family Services wants to provide resources to community members for obtaining successful access to health care coverage. The objective in developing this resource manual is to provide both caregivers and consumers a comprehensive guide in accessing affordable health care services within the Solano County and Yolo County area. With the development and integration of this resource manual into the case management services provided by Dixon Family Services, we are committed to identifying and securing health care services appropriate to each individual’s needs.
Dixon Family Services serves a diverse population of different age groups ranging from children to seniors. Because of the economic downturn and the loss of employment, many families seek affordable and accessible medical services for both children and adults. In the Dixon area the low income population is primarily of Hispanic descent, and many are only Spanish-Speaking. In conjunction, Dixon Family Services also works with clients of Farm Work backgrounds and often their education levels are minimal. Dixon Family Services provides bilingual services in various programs such as case management, substance abuse, mental health and many others services in order to provide accessible and appropriate support to the community. In the development of this resource manual, many of the application forms and informational brochures have been included in both English and Spanish versions in order to reduce language constraints, and to promote an increased awareness of local health resources.
The Health Access Resource Manual compiled by Dixon Family Services lists many of the County and State programs that provide public assistance in obtaining medical coverage for a variety of individuals, including children, adults, and seniors. In addition, many low-cost health clinics located in different cities in Solano and Yolo Counties have been included in providing comprehensive medical services/health screenings to low-income individuals and families. In today’s economy prescription medications have become increasingly costly, so we have included a section of pharmacy discounts available in our area.
The following pages will include an abbreviated outline of the different health services provided within Solano/Yolo Counties, distinguished by respective age groups and subcategories. Most resources also have websites, so for more in-depth information we encourage those interested to visit specific websites for more details. Our vision in the development of the resource manual was to provide individuals with different options in obtaining health services most appropriate to their needs. It is the continued hope of Dixon Family Services to advocate for greater health access to all individuals, and to collaborate within the community to provide a more comprehensive outreach effort.
With the Affordable Health Care for America Act signed into law on March 23, 2010, the primary objective of creating more accessible health care coverage for individuals has become a necessity with the economic downturn. Affordable health care for uninsured individuals, enhanced quality of health services, and increasing the accessibility of medical coverage are all goals that the Affordable Health Care for America Act aims to achieve. With the support of the United Way Health Endowment Fund, Dixon Family Services is committed in implementing greater access to low-cost health coverage services as a component of case management and information and referral services provided to the city of Dixon and other communities. Through research, education, and outreach, Dixon Family Services works towards supporting community members in becoming well-informed consumers with regards to their health and well-being.
It is also part of our plan to share our results with the other social services organizations in Solano and Yolo Counties so that our work can make a positive impact on a greater number of people. For this purpose, Dixon Family Services authorizes the use and copying of these resources and contact information to those who may find it helpful to them. You can also download this document from our website at www.dixonfamilyservices.org
Again we want to acknowledge and thank the United Way of the Bay Area and the Solano Community Foundation for helping Dixon Family Services in the development of this resource guide.
- Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition (WIC)
WIC At A Glance
The WIC target population are low-income, nutritionally at risk:
-Pregnant women (through pregnancy and up to 6 weeks after birth or after pregnancy ends).
-Breastfeeding women (up to infant’s 1st birthday)
-Nonbreastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or after pregnancy ends)
-Infants (up to 1st birthday). WIC serves 53 percent of all infants born in the United States.
-Children up to their 5th birthday.
The following benefits are provided to WIC participants:
-Supplemental nutritious foods
-Nutrition education and counseling at WIC clinics
-Screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social services
- Prenatal Care Guidance Program (PCG)/Perinatal Outreach & Education
Prenatal Care Guidance Program (PCG)/Perinatal Outreach & Education
Who is Eligible?
Pregnant women Contact PCG – Women, Children & Teen Toll Free Line
707-784-8540 or 1-877-680-2229
(accessible within Solano County only)
¡Se habla espanol!
Geographic Area Served Solano County Fees Charged No charge Purpose If you are pregnant or think you are pregnant, we are here to assist you in getting into early and regular prenatal care. Services Provided PCG staff can help you with:
-Filling out Medi-Cal forms, including temporary pregnancy insurance (Presumptive Eligibility)
-Enroll in a temporary Medi-Cal program until your Medi-Cal application is approved
-Find resources such as:
– Family planning
- Baby First Solano
All babies in Solano County will be born healthy and live in a nurturing environment where they will thrive.
BabyFirst Solano is a public and private partnership committed to creating a system of care in Solano that supports and educates pregnant and parenting women to deliver healthy and drug free babies.
The Collaborative provides comprehensive services to pregnant and parenting women and families, including:
– Case management and care coordination
– Health Education
– Prenatal care services
– Breastfeeding support
– Parenting classes and support
– Substance abuse services
– Gifts for new moms
– Home visiting
– Linkage to prenatal care and medical insurance
- Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP)
1-877-680-2229 or 707-784-8540
Medi-Cal care program for women who are pregnant through 60 days after her baby’s birth. These prenatal providers offer complete prenatal care, which includes your prenatal and postpartum care, nutrition services, health education, and a pregnancy counselor on staff to help you have a healthy baby.
- A Baby’s Coming (ABC) Prenatal Clinic
1860 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite #310
Fairfield, CA 94533
The program is designed for all pregnant women covered by the Partnership Health Plan of California (the local Medi-Cal HMO), Medi-Cal and those who have no insurance, but any pregnant woman can use ABC.
Our clients receive more than medical care. ABC is a comprehensive program staffed by caring professionals dedicated to supporting the health of women and their babies with an entire network of resources. Our staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, health educators, dietitian, social worker and support personnel are fluent in Spanish and English.
- Black Infant Health Program
Who is Eligible
Pregnant African-American women
18+ years of age
Women available to receive services
Women who reside in Fairfield, Suisun, Vallejo or Vacaville
How to Apply
To be a participant of the Black Infant Health Program, call (707) 784-8770 if you live in Fairfield, Suisun or Vacaville and (707) 552-5055 if you live in Vallejo.
Providers may fax a client referral form to (707) 421-6682 (Fairfield, Suisun or Vacaville clients) or (707) 553-5056 (Vallejo clients).
The services of the Black Infant Health Program are completely free of charge.
Geographic Area Served
To participate in the Black Infant Health Program, you must reside in Fairfield, Suisun, Vallejo or Vacaville.
Assist pregnant/ parenting African American women to assure receipt of prenatal, postpartum and infant care.
Prenatal and Postpartum Groups (each group meets for ten weeks)
Maintain a community advisory board
Children/Adolescents (0-21 years of age)
- California Children’s Services (CCS)
California Children’s Services (CCS) is a countywide program that treats children birth to 21 years of age with certain physical limitations and chronic health conditions or diseases. CCS can authorize and pay for specific medical services and equipment provided by CCS-approved specialists. In addition, CCS offers a medical therapy program that provides occupational and physical therapy services to eligible children.
- Child Health and Disability Prevention Program(CHDP)
The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) is a preventive program that delivers periodic health assessments and services to low income children and youth in California. CHDP provides care coordination to assist families with medical appointment scheduling, transportation, and access to diagnostic and treatment services. Health assessments are provided by enrolled private physicians, local health departments, community clinics, managed care plans, and some local school districts.
- Solano Kids Insurance Program
The Solano Kids Insurance Program (SKIP), a program of the Solano Coalition for Better Health, is a centralized health insurance resource for uninsured children and their families. Our goal is that all children living in Solano County have health care coverage and access to health care services.
- Healthy Families
The Healthy Families Program is a low cost insurance that provides health, dental and vision coverage to children who do not have insurance and do not qualify for no-cost Medi-Cal.
- Kaiser Child Health Plan (0-18 years of age)
$8 or $15 per child per month depending on family’s income.
- Yolo County Children’s Alliance & Child Abuse Prevention Council
Children’s Health Initiative
The goal of the Children’s Health Initiative is to maintain an efficient private/public system in Yolo County in which all children living at or below 300% of federal poverty level, ages birth through 18, have access to affordable health insurance coverage including dental health services, mental health services, vision services and prescription services. To this end, the Children’s Health Initiative coordinates an integrated countywide system of outreach and enrollment services to provide bi-lingual assistance to families whose children don’t have health insurance. Health Access Specialists educate families about health insurance and will walk them through the process of understanding their choices and then applying for various free and reduced cost health insurance plans. Health Access Specialist also provide ongoing assistance to make sure that families understand their benefits, use them appropriately and maintain coverage for their children.
Adults/Families (21-64 years of age)
- Partnership Advantage (HMO SNP)
- County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
- Solano County Residual Medical Program (CRMP)
- Family PACT (Planning, Access, Care, Treatment)
Family PACT is a program that provides no-cost family planning services to low-income men and women, including teens. Many doctors and clinics all over California are part of the Family PACT program. Family PACT is ready to serve the diverse populations living in California.
Why should I enroll?
Family PACT can help you:
Prevent an unplanned pregnancy.
Protect your reproductive health by helping you take care of yourself so that you can have a healthy baby when you are ready.
Find out about birth control methods.
Get the education, counseling, and treatment you need.
- California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)
CalWORKs is a welfare program that gives cash aid and services to eligible needy California families. The program serves all 58 counties in the state and is operated locally by county welfare departments. If a family has little or no cash and needs housing, food, utilities, clothing or medical care, they may be eligible to receive immediate short-term help. Families that apply and qualify for ongoing assistance receive money each month to help pay for housing, food and other necessary expenses.The amount of a family’s monthly assistance payment depends on a number of factors, including the number of people who are eligible and the special needs of any of those family members. The income of the family is considered in calculating the amount of cash aid the family receives.
There are other programs and benefits for which a family may qualify by being on CalWORKs. See Other Programs and Services for a listing of these services.
Specific eligibility requirements take into account an applicant’s citizenship, age, income, resources, assets and other factors. Generally, services are available to:
- Families that have a child(ren) in the home who has been deprived of parental support or care because of the absence, disability or death of either parent.
- Families with a child(ren) when both parents are in the home but the principal earner is unemployed.
- Needy caretaker relatives of a foster child(ren).
- Veterans Affairs Health Care Coverage
- Solano Community College Student Health Center for Students/Faculty
The Student Health Center is staffed by two public health nurses and a health services assistant who are ready to assist students, staff and faculty in maintaining optimum wellness. All services are confidential. Services are free to currently enrolled students. Staff and Faculty may use the Student Health Center services by paying a nominal fee. Services are administered by appointment or on a drop-in basis.
Seniors (65+ years of age)
Apply For Medicare Benefits
Medicare is our country’s health insurance program for people age 65 or older. Certain people younger than age 65 can qualify for Medicare, too, including those who have disabilities and those who have permanent kidney failure or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease). The program helps with the cost of health care, but it does not cover all medical expenses or the cost of most long-term care. Medicare is financed by a portion of the payroll taxes paid by workers and their employers. It also is financed in part by monthly premiums deducted from Social Security checks.
Medicare has four parts:
- Hospital Insurance – helps pay for inpatient care in a hospital or skilled nursing facility (following a hospital stay), some home health care and hospice care.
- Medical Insurance – helps pay for doctors’ services and many other medical services and supplies that are not covered by hospital insurance.
- Medicare Advantage – plans are available in many areas. People with Medicare Parts A and B can choose to receive all of their health care services through one of these provider organizations under Part C.
- Prescription Drug Coverage – helps pay for medications doctors prescribe for treatment.
Other Ways to Apply For Benefits
|If you cannot apply online or you decide not to finish applying online, for whatever reason, you can apply by phone or in person at any Social Security office.Call 1-800-772-1213 to make an appointment and to avoid any loss of benefits. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call our toll-free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778.Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 7 AM to 7 PM. Tell the representative which benefits you wish to apply for: retirement, spouses, Medicare, disability, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or survivors.
If you live outside the United States and its territories, contact the nearest U.S. Social Security office, U.S. Embassy or consulate, or the Veterans Affairs Regional Office (VARO) in the Philippines.
- Area Agency on Aging (Serving Napa/Solano Counties)
Information and Assistance line at:
(toll free from land line telephones in Solano County)
- Dixon Senior/Multi-Use Center
201 S. Fifth Street
Dixon, CA, 95620
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The Senior/Multi-Use Center provides services, activities, information, friendship and fun. Activities include Bingo, Line Dancing, Game Days, Billiards, Fine Art Class, Watercolor Class, Arts & Crafts, Out to Lunch Bunch Trips, Birthday Parties, Monthly Potlucks, Trips and More. Any senior is welcome. Please call for information or drop by to discover all that the Center has to offer
- McBride Senior Center
The McBride Senior Center, located at 91 Town Square Place, offers a variety of classes and activities for adults 50 years and older. McBride Senior Center’s hours are from 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday – Friday.
For information and referral call 469-6666.
Classes & Activities*
Tai Chi Classes
Trips and Tours
Other services offered at the Center included a legal clinic, investment counseling, hearing testing, public health nurse, tax preparation, and DMV services. For information on social services please call 707-469-6673.
- Northbay Healthcare: Adult Day Center/Alzheimer’s Services Resource Center/Hospice & Bereavement Services
Adult Day Center
1020 Nut Tree Road
Vacaville, CA 95687
Monday – Friday: 7am – 7pm
Hospice & Bereavement Services
5140 Business Center Dr., Fairfield, CA 94534
- Ombudsman Services of Northern California
1810 Capitol Street, Vallejo, CA 94590-5721
- Yolo Hospice
Toll free 800-491-7711
1909 Galileo Court, Suite A, Davis, CA 95618
Sliding Scale Clinics/Prescription Medication Programs
- Solano Family Health Services
|Family Health Services Family Health Services
2201 Courage Drive 365 Toulumne Street
Fairfield, CA 94533 Vallejo, CA, 94590
(707) 784-2010 (707)553-5509
Since its beginnings as a single storefront operation in Oakland in 1971, La Clínica has grown into a sophisticated provider of primary health care and other services, with 26 sites spread across Alameda, Contra Costa and Solano Counties. La Clínica delivers health care services in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner to most effectively address the needs of the diverse populations we serve.
La Clínica delivers an array of services including: medical, dental, optical, women’s health, prenatal and postnatal care, preventive medicine, health and nutrition education, adolescent services, mental health, behavioral health services, case management, referral services, pharmacy, radiology and laboratory services.
Ste 1, 131 West A St.
Dixon, CA, 95620-3437
Community Medical Centers provide health care to the community’s poor and medically underserved. For more than 40 years, CMC had brought doctors, basic health services and medical facilities into the community to serve those who need us the most. CMC’s Health Centers serve the working poor, the uninsured, farm workers, homeless persons and other vulnerable populations.
Monday – Friday
125 N Lincoln Street
1325 Travis Blvd. #C
600 Nut Tree Road, Suite 210
PH: (707) 864-6860
5030 Business Center Drive, Suite 310, Fairfield, CA 94534
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235 E Dorset Dr, Dixon – (707) 693-6505
2701 N Texas St, Fairfield – (707) 428-4792
1501 Helen Power Dr, Vacaville – (707) 451-0166