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Local Resources

For community information about local resources, please call 211.

Please click on at the bottom of this page for PDF fliers for our local support group:


San Bernardino: SAC exness Health System is providing an 8 week session for women who are dealing with PPD.  Meetings are every Wednesday from 10-11AM at 1455 East 3rd Street, San Bernardino.  Please call (909) 382-7171 for more information.  Please check out the flyer listed below titled 2016 SACH Group English or 2016 SACH Group Spanish.


Check out some resources provided by First 5 Riverside: and 



San Bernardino County has created a resource guide for breastfeeding, childbirth and other community resources.  Please check out the file attached exness broker below titled Bonus Catalog.


Home Visitation Program for Families

 Having difficulty with teaching your children?  El Sol along with First 5 Riverside County have partnered to bring a FREE  30 week in Home Visitiation program to help promote language and literacy skills, improve parent and child relationships along with parent group meetings.  For more information on this program please call Rose Villegas at (951) 823-0360 or (909) 682-4419.  Please see the Families Learning flyer below.


Men's Group in Riverside

Want to become a better husband, partner, or man?  Need suppport? There is a new Men's Group hosted on Thursdays at 7223 Magnolia Ave, Riverside 92504.  The cost of each session is $10.  Please contact (951) 684-6684 for more information and look at the flyer listed below.


Chino: There is a new support group for couples who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss.  Groups are held every 3rd Saturday of the month from 8:30AM-9:30AM at Crosspoint Church, 6950 Edison Avenue, Chino, CA 91710 and it is absolutely FREE. For more information please log onto their website at

San Bernardino County has created a Maternal Health Directory. Click on the link for the nearest resources near you.

The Wiley Center is hosting a FREE Maternal Wellness Support Group for pregnant or pospartum mothers. The group will help assist coping and communication skills, teach relaxation techniques, and how to feel more connected with baby and partner.  Group will be held on Mondays from 11am to 12:15pm at the Wiley Center starting March 7. Child care is NOT provided but babies who are non-walking, non-crawling are welcome to attend.  Please call (951) 683-5193 for more information.  

Pomona- Pomona Valley Hospital offers a Pregnancy & Pospartum Stress Group every Tuesday from 12:30pm to 2pm at 1170 N. Orange Grove Ave., Suite 210, Pomona, CA.  Lunch and childcare are provided.  Please contact Anna Pavlov, PhD. at (909) 469-9491.

Riverside County- Corazon Counseling Services offers a 6 week  Postpartum Wellness group for women who have recently given birth (0-6 months).   Groups are conducted in Spanish from 10am to 11:30am and English groups are at 1pm to 2:30pm. There is a $40 fee which includes the 6 sessions, art supplies and snacks. Babies in arms are welcomed.  Please contact Emilia Ortega-Jara, LCSW at (951) 452-0067, email at or visit their webpage at for further information.

San Bernardino County- SACHS Family Resource Center provides empowerment support groups for women experiencing postpartum depression.  Please contact Memrose Atiga, MSW at (909) 382-7169 (English) or Adriana Gomez, MSW (909) 382-7172 (Spanish) for initial appointment for intake and assessment.

San Bernardino County- Redlands: Christian Counseling Services provides supprt groups for pre/post partum depression and are held every Monday from 12pm to 1pm at Bethany Reformed Church, 705 Cajon Street, Redlands, CA 92373. Groups are free and free childcare and appetizers are provided.  Please call (909) 793-1078 Ext. 214 for further information.

San Bernardino County- Arrowhead Regional Medical Center offers Post Partum Support Groups every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 11am to 12pm. Dads and babies are welcome to atttend.  Please contact Kendra Carter, MSW at (909) 580-3530 for further information.

Riverisde County Deptartment of Public Health has added a new service in their  Black Infant Health for pregnant African American women.   You can also call the Black Infant Health Program at (951) 210-1385 for more information.


Riverside Co. Dept. Of Public Health / Pregnant & Postpartum Support Groups are no longer operating due to a loss of grant funding.  This organization is still seeking financial support in order to bring this needed service back to our community.  For further information on what you could do to help, please feel free to contact Amy Larsen at (951) 358-5438.
(951) 358-5438

San Bernardino County Behavioral Health - Access Unit
(888) 743-1478

The Wylie Center – Riverside – Individual and Family Therapy
(951) 683-5193
4164 Brockton Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501 / Sliding scale / Private Insurance / Free mental health individual, family, and couples counseling due to funding from the Kaiser Community Foundation.     

Caring for Women with Maternal Depression
(714) 771-8101
St. Joseph Hospital, 1100 West Stewart Avenue, Orange, California
Contact: Katie Monarch, LCSW       

Inland Empire Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative
(951) 683-5193
A subsidiary of The Wylie Center, a non-profit 501c3 organization. 
4164 Brockton Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501, Contact: Lisa Dryan, LCSW

El Sol Neighborhood Educational Center - San Bernardino

El Sol's mission is to empower the community to lead healthy and comfortable lives with access to health care, safe affordable housing, opportunities for education, and the leadership skills to eliminate disparities. They provide home visitation to all pregnant women to promote healthy childhood growth and development, improve prenatal care, and provide social support. For more information please call (909) 884-3735 or click on the fliers below. 

This resource guide has been developed by the Inland Empire Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative. The collaborative, and its advocacy efforts, have been funded by Riverside County Department of Mental Health – Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) through June 30, 2013.

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