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Agency name:

City of Fremont, Youth and Family Services

Program name:

Early Childhood Counseling

Program Last Updated: 04/16/2021

Program Start Date: 07/01/2015 | Program End Date: 06/30/2021

Program Description: Youth, Family Services (YFS) Early Childhoood Counseling Program staff are specialized in early childhood development and parenting. They work with parents and caregivers at the YFS clinic and by providing home visits. Given permission, some children can also be seen at their school settings. Virtual meetings are also available. Services that the Early Childhood Program staff provide: -Consultation about developmental, social emotional and behavioral concerns -Consultation on parenting strategies and resources -Providing information about how to access services for parents and families -Counseling and consultation for parents on improving their relationship with their infant, toddler or young children up to age 8 years old.

Program Documentation:

General Comments: Affordable fees are based on income and family size. Medi-Cal insurance is accepted.

Service Address: 39155 Liberty Street. Suite E-500 , Fremont , CA 94538
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Program Contact(s):

  • Name: Jose Ponssa
    Title: Early Childhood Licensed Counselor
    Phone: 510-574-2115
    Fax: 510-574-2105
  • Name: Joyce Lim
    Title: Clinical Supervisor
    Phone: 510-574-2128
    Fax: 510-574-2105
    Address: 39155 Liberty Street, Suite E-500 Fremont, CA 94538
  • Name: Annie Bailey
    Title: Administrator
    Phone: 510-574-2100
    Fax: 510-574-2105

Ages Served:

  • 0 months - 12 months
  • 12 months - 18 months
  • 18 months - 24 months
  • 2 years - 3 years
  • 3 years - 4 years
  • 4 years - 5 years
  • 5 years & up
  • Adults
  • Teens
  • 5 years - 8 years

Total possible number of openings: 10

Number of openings remaining: 0

Openings by language: 0

Is there a wait list: Other:


  • Age
  • Income
  • Live in certain residence: Fremont, Union City and Newark
  • Medi-Cal

Other Requirements: If no MediCal, sliding fee schedule based on household income


  • Referrals to community resources
  • Mental Health Services for parents
  • Family violence
  • Family Counseling services
  • Early childhood mental health
  • COVID-19 Response Resources
  • Case management

Location Type:

  • Home-based
  • School-based
  • Office-based


  • Both children and parents/caregivers
  • Families


  • Chinese
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Genders served:

  • Female
  • Male
  • Trans

Type of cost:

  • No Fee
  • Sliding Scale

Other Type of Cost: No Fee if child client has full-scope Alameda County MediCal

Cost Fee: If no Medi-Cal, sliding fee schedule based on household income and family size

Cost payment:

  • Medi-Cal/Alameda Alliance
  • Self-Pay with cash, check or credit card

Disabilities Served:

  • Developmental
  • Mental/Emotional

Target Group: Families in Fremont, Union City and Newark with children under 8 years old

Program Operating Hours Start Time - End Time

08:00 AM - 5:00 PM


08:00 AM - 5:00 PM


08:00 AM - 5:00 PM


08:00 AM - 5:00 PM


08:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Required documentation:

  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Insurance

Preferred documentation:

  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Social Security Card

Intake Procedure:

  • Appointment Required (no walk-ins.)
  • Telephone registration

Other Intake Procedures: please call 510-574-2100 for phone screening


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