Financial Help For Families

There are several places families can look for help for child care, food, legal assistance and a variety of other services. Here you will find a few. You can also take a look at our Community Resources Directory.

SparkPoint Solano

The SparkPoint Initiative can help you take control of your finances and your life. Visit one of our two SparkPoint Centers to access free workshops on financial planning, credit issues, and for finding a job. More information? Click Here.

Earn it! Keep it! Save it! (EKS)

EKS is a Bay Area volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) program. Over a dozen agencies in Solano County work together to bring free, high quality tax preparation services to thousands of people every year. Learn more? Click here.


The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores. To find out if you're eligible visit their website at

Family Resource Centers

Assistance with rent, food, utility bills and diapers

Benicia FRC
150 East K Street
Benicia, CA 94510
T: 746-4352 F: 746-0131

Cleo Gordon FRC
1950 Dover Ave., Room 18
Fairfield, CA 94533
T: 421-3961 F: 421-3969

Dixon Family Services
155 North 2nd St.
Dixon, CA 95620
T: 678-0442 F: 678-4014

Fairfield Healthy Start
1600 Kidder Ave.
Fairfield, CA 94533
T: 421-3224 F: 435-2732

Rio Vista C.A.R.E.
628 Montezuma St.
Rio Vista, CA 94571
T: 374-5243 F: 374-5381

Suisun Healthy Start
725 Golden Eye Way
Suisun, CA 94585
T: 421-4398 F: 421-4309

Vacaville FIRST Office
312 Cernon St., Suite D
Vacaville, CA 95688
T: 469-6608 F: 469-6625

Greater Vallejo - Fighting Back Partnership
505 Santa Clara St., 3rd Floor
Vallejo, CA 94590
T: 648-5230 F: 648-5212

North Vallejo - Fighting Back Partnership
Loma Vista Elementary School
146 Rainier Avenue, Room 43
Vallejo, CA 94589
T: 553-7345 or 553-7346
F: 648-5212



Child Care Resources

Solano Family and Children's Services
Child care referrals, provider education, subsidized child care

After-School Programs are generally available through
individual school districts.Click Here.

Child Start, Inc
(Napa-Solano Head Start)

Dixon Cooperative Nursery School
955 East A St.
Dixon, 678-9347

Vallejo Parent Nursery School
500 Amador St., Vallejo

Fairfield Parent Preschool
984 Nightengale, Fairfield

Highland Alternative Parent Participation
Elementary School (K-2)
1309 Ensign Ave., Vallejo

Vallejo Parent Nursery School
500 Amador St., Vallejo

County Government

The following link provides a powerful tool to determine eligibility for a range of government programs, including Cal WORKs, Child Support, Unemployment Insurance, Social Security. Click here.

Free and Low Cost Legal Assistance

Legal Services of Northern California, Click Here.

Free and Low-Cost Car Seats

Solano Car Seat Connection is a program established by the Health Promotion and Community Wellness Bureau. For more information, visit their website

Second-Hand Children's Stores

Once Upon A Child, 2041 Harbison Dr., Vacaville, 448-1212

Second Time Around, 948 Texas Street, Fairfield, 425-5325

For additional social services, download the Children’s Network’s on-line Resource Guide or call 211.

The contents of this page are provided as a convenience for local families and are not intended as a substitute for careful screening and evaluation of all agencies and individuals working with your family’s children.