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4Cs of Alameda County provides navigation services for families and community members throughout Alameda County. See below for information about the agency’s navigators and the services they provide.

Foster Bridge Family Navigation
Hayward Promise Neighborhoods (HPN) Family Navigation

Navigator: Charita Bradshaw
Phone: 510-736-2798

Families Served: Foster parents, emergency relative caregivers and non-minor dependents apart of the California Foster Bridge Program living in Southern Alameda County.
Services: Enhanced child care referrals, help with subsidized child care options and applications, connecting to Child Care Resource and Referral agencies based on where the caregiver lives, additional resources specific to family need.
Eligibility: To receive Navigation services we must have a referral from Alameda County Social Services. Navigation services are not for all foster families, only for current or previous Foster Bridge families. Unfortunately, those fostering through a Foster Family Agency do not qualify for Foster Bridge.

Navigator: Lizbeth Gonzalez
Se habla Español
Phone: 510-736-2806

Families Served: HPN families that live in the downtown area with children ages 0-8 or families that have children ages 0-8 and attend one of the HPN schools: Cherryland, Burbank, Harder, East Ave, and Fairview.
Services: Individualized support through a one-on-one consultation with families to conduct a needs assessment and provide free referrals and community resources, including health services, food resources such as CalFresh, and early learning programs.
Events: The HPN Family Navigator hosts bilingual Parent Cafés where parents and caregivers discuss the topics of play, communication, and social and emotional child development.
Flyer: Click here.

Family and Community Emergency Support Services (FACESS) Navigation
Inclusion Navigation

Navigator: Maria Vazquez
Se habla Español
Phone: 510-736-2836

Families Served: Families in the unincorporated Alameda County area (Ashland/Cherryland) with children ages 0-8 years old.
Services: Individualized support through family success planning and coaching, which includes:

  • Rent, utility, grocery, and diaper assistance
  • Referral to 4Cs and community resources such as food distributions, child care and educational programs, health services, and other supports
  • Interactive, virtual parent cafés

Flyer: Click here.

Navigator: Carol Jin
我會講中文, 我講台語
Phone: 510-606-4393

Clients Served: Child care providers and parents who have children with developmental disabilities living in or providing child care services in Southern Alameda County including Castro Valley, Fremont, Hayward, Newark, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and Union City.
Services: 4Cs Inclusion Navigator helps clients navigate the system and receive local agency resources and services.

For child care providers (see more information in English, Spanish, and Chinese):

  • Provide Professional Development Training for Child Care Providers and Teachers
  • Provide one-on-one technical assistance, navigation to inclusion resources, and advocacy as necessary for parents and providers
  • Facilitate support groups and discussion groups with Providers and Parents

For parents:

  • Provide support group for parents of special needs children
  • Positive Behavior support parenting workshops
  • Help parents get local inclusion services and resources
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