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Time to breathe! Quit-smoking services for SCFHP members

September 30, 2014

Do you want to quit smoking? Breathe California has trained instructors to help! Call them to find the right program for you. 
Contact Breathe California. Call 408-998-5865, or visit www.lungsrus.org. Breathe California is located at 1469 Park Ave., San Jose, CA 95126.

Would you like some tips to help you quit smoking? Download the Top 10 Tips to Quit Smoking flyer from California Smoker’s Helpline. For additional information, call 1-800-NO-BUTTS.


Job Search Assistance for Adults and Youth in Santa Clara County

June 5, 2015

Looking for a job? work2future offers a full range of no-cost services for youth and adults who are interested in receiving training to build job skills or assistance in job search.  Training locations are in San Jose, Gilroy, and Morgan Hill.

Employment for youth and young adults:
Work2Future can connect youth to summer jobs or paid internships through Santa Clara County Youth Works or San Jose Works. See below for eligibility:

New Medi-Cal benefit: Behavioral Health Treatment/Applied Behavior Analysis

September 15, 2014

Effective September 15, 2014, Behavioral Health Treatment (BHT)/Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services is a covered Medi-Cal benefit through the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment services (EPSDT) for individuals 0 – 21 years of age with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who meet Medi-Cal criteria.  Please contact your PCP who can submit an authorization request.

Whooping Cough Epidemic Declared in CA – Get Vaccinated Now

August 18, 2014

Protect babies from whooping cough (pertussis)

A whooping cough epidemic has been declared in California. 

Whooping cough is deadly for babies. Whooping cough is a respiratory infection that can cause severe coughing or trouble breathing. About half of infants who get whooping cough are hospitalized! 

If you’re pregnant, get a Tdap shot! This vaccine helps protect you from whooping cough and passes some protection to your baby.


Create a circle of protection around your baby

You may be able to receive CalFresh benefits in 1 to 2 days

March 3, 2015

You may be able to receive CalFresh benefits in as little as 24 hours when you apply and have your county interview the same day.

What to bring to your interview:

  • Identification
  • Proof of income (past 30 days)
  • Social Security number

To qualify for CalFresh at least one household member must be a legal resident or citizen, even if that person is a child.