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Agency name:

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland;Early Intervention Services Department

Program name:

Fussy Baby Program

Program Last Updated: 01/02/2019

Program AKA (also known as): Early Intervention Services (EIS)

Program Description: The Fussy Baby program provides support through our multidisciplinary team to parents whose infants are experiencing excessive crying, sleeping concerns, or feeding problems that may be causing stress to the child and or family. Our team provides intervention,therapeutic strategies and support to develop plans to address the above issues. To be eligible for services you must have Alameda County Medi-Cal.

General Comments: Our Fussy Baby Program has closed. Infants will be seen on our Assessment Team instead. Please fax a completed referral form directly to Early Intervention Services Department (EIS). Attn Jennifer: at 510-238-9764. For immediate assistance or referral questions contact Tiauna Shabazz-Referral Coordinator at 510-428-3408.

Service Address: In the family home
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Program Contact(s):

  • Name: Sara Grunstein
    Title: Fussy Baby Team Member
    Phone: 510-428-3408
  • Name: Jennifer Murphy Sims
    Title: Fussy Baby Program Lead
    Phone: 510-428-3408
    Fax: 510-238-9764

Ages Served:

  • 0 months - 12 months

Total possible number of openings: varies, call to inquire

Number of openings remaining: None

Is there a wait list: Sometimes


  • Age
  • Live in certain residence:
  • Medi-Cal

Other Requirements: Alameda County Medi-Cal


  • Parenting education
  • Parent support
  • Early childhood mental health
  • Adult education

Other Services: Services based on family and infant need

Location Type:

  • Home-based


  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish

Genders served:

  • Female
  • Male

Type of cost:

  • No Fee

Cost payment:

  • No fees

Disabilities Served:

  • Developmental
  • Hearing
  • Mental/Emotional
  • Physical
  • Visual

Target Group: Fussy babies and their families

Program Operating Hours Start Time - End Time

08:30 AM - 5:00 PM


08:30 AM - 5:00 PM


08:30 AM - 5:00 PM


08:30 AM - 5:00 PM


08:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Required documentation:

  • Proof of Insurance

Preferred documentation:

  • Referral from other agency of professional

Intake Procedure:

    Other Intake Procedures: Referral and Consent form to be completed


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