Resources

Miracle Babies recommends contacting hospital social workers for local resources. The following are suggestions and used only for references. Miracle Babies does not endorse or promote any of the below agencies and recommends contacting the agencies directly for updated information and availability.

National

This organization has centers that specialize in family support, disability services, and health services Easter Seals

An organization that provides home maker and personal care assistance for supplemental security income recipients and low-income individuals In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

A federal income supplement program implemented to help disabled and low-income individuals Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

A federal income supplement program implemented to help disabled and low-income individuals Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

This organization offers classes, support groups, and home visits to provide prenatal and postnatal education and support Early Head Start

A resource that covers gas costs, lodging expenses, and meal fees for selected families Caidens Hope

Care packages, sibling kits, and food and fuel assistance available for selected families Project Sweet Peas

A resource for NICU, transition to home, and remembrance care packages Grahams Foundation

A comprehensive resource offering information on a variety of NICU, infant, and parent related topics Healthy Children by the American Academy of Pediatrics

A resource that highlights the NICU setting/common equipment used, how to interact with your baby in the NICU, and caring for your baby after discharge March of Dimes

Offers peer to peer support groups as well as mental health surveys and resources Support 4 NICU Parents

Hand to Hold has 3 different NICU related podcasts and offers an online community for peer support Hand to Hold

California

A statewide program that provides funding for children with disabilities and chronic health conditions California Children Services (CCS)

Californias Medicaid health program that covers a variety of medical services for individuals with limited income and resources Medi-Cal

Remembrance photography for families of infants that have passed away Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

San Diego

San Diego regions source for access to community, health, social and disaster services. 211

A parent resource guide for children with special needs Flourishing Families

A San Diego based non profit that provides relief for families experiencing financial hardship as a result of having to care for their critically ill or injured children. Conners Cause for Children

A San Diego based non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about perinatal mood and anxiety symptoms and disorders and providing support and treatment referrals to women and their families. Postpartum HealthAlliance

San Diego based infant programs and services offered to those with developmental disabilities San Diego Regional Center

A San Diego organization offering housing and financial assistance to families while promoting self-sufficiency MAAC

The Breastfeeding Coalition offers education and provides support for breastfeeding mothers Breastfeeding Coalition

This organization has teams of specialists that evaluate and assess infants in the San Diego area for disabilities or developmental delays and provide early intervention services as needed. Exceptional Family Resource Center

This San Diego based service assists families in their search for high quality and affordable child care through referrals and resources Childcare Resource Service (YMCA)

A San Diego based resource featuring information on developmental milestones as well as services for healthy development and parenting classes First 5 San Diego

Day health centers located in San Diego for medically fragile and typical children to learn and play together Together We Grow

Diaper Bank program based in San Diego available for families in need San Diego Food Bank

An organization that has a diaper bank, food distribution services, and infant/adult clothing for those in need in San Diego County Heavens Windows

Non-emergency transportation service that shuttles individuals between Imperial Valley and San Diego medical facilities IVT Med Trans

Pregnancy and infant loss support, education, and remembrance services and resources based in San Diego Empty Cradle

Orange County

Orange County diaper bank program to help families in need Clear Charity

Provides lodging accommodations for families with children admitted to Orange County Hospitals OC Ronald McDonald House

An Orange County based organization that offers developmental screening, emergency needs program, and parent support groups Family Support Network

A resource for food, emergency rental help, clothing, hygiene products, and diapers located in Orange County Helping Others Prepare for Eternity (H.O.P.E.)

Meets basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, household items, referral services, and basic infant items to homeless and low income individuals in the Orange County area Southwest Community Center

An Orange County based food pantry offering baby food, diapers, and clothing among other essentials Serve the People

An Orange County organization that empowers teenage mothers by offering a supportive community while connecting mothers to various resources Generation Her

Serves Orange County families in need by providing healthy food choices, case management services, and living assistance Family Assistance Ministries

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