Community Health Teams Project

First Five Fresno County Logo Their Futures FirstOur Location: 1221 Fulton Street, Fresno CA 93721
Mailing: PO Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867
Phone: (559) 600-3330
Fax: (559) 455-4705
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm 

Left image young girl playing doctor with a bear, middle photo young boy playing with dump truck in the dirt, right photo young girl playing on play structure

What is the Community Health Teams (CHT) Project?

CHT is a model pairing a Public Health Nurse (PHN) with teams of paraprofessionals from community-based organizations to provide research-based home visitation services to underserved children ages 0-5 and their families. 


Who does the CHT serve?

Residents of Fresno County with a child under 6 years of age who are not being served by other home visitation programs. 


What community agencies are partners?

Centro La Familia Logo Centro La Familia - (559) 237-2961


Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission Logo    Fresno EOC Home Visitation Services - (559) 263-1000

Exceptional Parents Unlimited Logo Exceptional Parents Unlimited - (559) 229-2000

Children's Services Network LogoCentral Valley Children's Services Network - (559) 456-1100

What services are provided on home visits?

The CHT will provide developmental screenings, education, support and referrals to decrease the stressors on the family, improve quality of life, and reduce the risk of child maltreatment and hospitalizations. 


How much does CHT cost?

There is no cost - the program is free.


How will the CHT help?

The partnering agencies will provide home visitation services utilizing a research based curriculum providing support, education, and referrals to community resources. The PHN will provide guidance and support on medically challenging cases and complete joint home visits as needed. 


How does a family get a home visit?

Children are referred by doctors, hospitals, social workers, community agencies, or the children's family can request a visit. A referral can be made by contacting any of the community partners listed above or by submitting the referral below to DPH. 


Referral Link

Public Health Nursing Services Referral

Program Flyer

Community Health Teams Program Flyer