Other Childcare Providing Relatives

California Family Life (CFLC) Kin Care

371 Wilkerson Ave., Ste. L
Perris, CA
(951) 443-1158

Services for Relatives Raising Relative’s Children
When: Every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 9:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
Where: Cubicle #2
Call for more information: (951) 791-3587

This is a program designed to assist grandparents & other kin raising children in their care. Information, anger management, clothing, utilities, employment counseling, mentoring, tutoring, counseling, and other services are available free of charge. The purpose of this program is to help caregivers establish healthy, happy families.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program

1075 N. State Street
Hemet, CA 92543
(951) 791-3573 or 1 (800) 510-2020
Kin Care: (951) 791-3557 (Mon. thru Friday) - Support Groups for ages 0 – 18 yrs old)

This is through the Office on Aging. Supportive services such as a childcare program for little ones aged birth though 5, advocacy, and case management are provided to grandparents and other relative caregivers.

Grandparent & Relative Caregivers Warm Line

1 (800) 303-0001 (7:30 am – 5:30 pm Mon. – Thurs)

This is a help line provided by the Department of Social Services. This agency will provide resources for the Grandparents or other care-providing relative resources. The care provider's name and number will be taken by the agency to provide appropriate resources needed. This agency will also provide community resource information.

Open Doors: Parent/Caregiver Support Group

For general information
(951) 358-3622 or (888) 358-3622

Children’s Case Management Building

9707 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92503
4th Thursday of each month 6-8PM
(951) 358-6858 for English and Spanish

Open to the Community

To provide parents and caregivers who are raising a child/youth with mental health/emotional/behavioral challenges a safe place to vent, share support, information, solutions and resources. In addition to support, these groups also offer training, workgroups and special topics.

For Parents and Caregivers who are raising a child/youth with mental health /emotional /behavioral challenges.

Parent Resource Center
24300 Las Brisas Rd. North
Murrieta, CA 92562
2nd Wednesday of each month 3:30-5:30PM
Valai Brown @ (951) 358-4519

San Jacinto Clinic
950 Ramona, S Blvd., Ste. 2
San Jacinto, CA 92582
2nd Tuesday of each month 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Alicia Arredondo @ (951) 487-2674

Parent to Parent Telephone Support Line

(951) 358-3622 or toll free at (888) 358-3622

Riverside County Department of Mental Health, Children Services has developed a non-emergency crisis Telephone Support Line for parents/caregivers of Riverside County who are raising a child/youth with mental health/emotional/behavioral challenges. If you have a question or just need to talk, please don’t hesitate to call. Isolation is a very lonely place to be. We also have information regarding parent-to-parent support groups and a new 12-week course (EES) Education Equip and Support: Building Hope that will be offered throughout Riverside County for parents/caregivers. There is no charge for these groups.


County-Wide Parent-To-Parent Education Program


Riverside County Department of Mental Health


Educate, Equip & Support: Building Hope (EES)

United Advocates for Children & Families of California

The EES Education Program consists of 10 -12 sessions, each session is 2 hours and is offered only to parents/caregivers raising a child/youth with mental health and/or emotional challenges. Classes are designed to provide parents/caregivers with general education about childhood mental health illnesses, parent to parent support and community resources.
  1. Coping With Grief
  2. Brain Development & Diagnosis
  3. Mental Health & Medication Treatment
  4. Childhood Depression
  5. Childhood Anxiety
  6. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  7. Conduct Disorder
  8. Bipolar Disorder & Schizophrenia
  9. Anorexia & Bulimia
  10. Accessing Mental Health Treatment
  11. Schools & Special Education
  12. Child Welfare & Probation
Registration is required
If childcare assistance is needed, please inquire at time of registration.

Classes are offered to parents/caregivers on an ongoing basis at various locations throughout Riverside County.

English and Spanish groups are available
For Spanish, Please call Maria Rabago-Kidder @ (951) 358-6875
Your call is confidential and will be returned by a “Parent Partner” employed by the department and who has experience raising a child with emotional/behavior challenges. Your call will be returned within 24 hours, Monday through Friday.