Our Programs

Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo operates programs in 10 counties across California, below is a listing of our major programs.

 Migrant and Seasonal Head Start

The Migrant and Seasonal Head Start program provides child care and a comprehensive program of health, parent involvement, and social services for preschool children of low-income migrant and seasonal farm workers.

 Head Start

Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development.

 Early Head Start

Early Head Start provides early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and pregnant women and their families.

Energy Services

Our trained professional installers specialize in energy efficiency, minor home repair, and accessibility upgrades. These services are free to low income households and seniors throughout San Luis Obispo and Monterey Counties and the Santa Maria Valley. Once-a-year assistance with utility bills is provided to families in need within San Luis Obispo County.

Health & Prevention

This program offers services and education that foster personal health and empowerment through two no-cost reproductive health clinics; a case management and empowerment program for pregnant youth and teen parents; a gang and antisocial tattoo removal program; school-based health education and youth empowerment programs; and a mobile wellness screening program that serves low-income and uninsured adults at 17 sites across the county.

Homeless Services

Since 1989, the Community Action Partnership's Homeless Services program has been working to meet the needs of the homeless in our county, offering emergency shelter, on-site information and referral services, and assistance in finding permanent housing.

Family Support Services

This program's mission is to strengthen and support families and help prevent child abuse and neglect in San Luis Obispo County. Through parent education, prevention, and intervention, family advocates work with schools and other service providers to assess the unique challenges of each family to create solutions for success

Adult Day Center

An affordable adult day program that focuses on providing respite to family caregivers and quality care to aging loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. The program is designed to keep seniors safely independent for as long as possible.

Provides a range of supportive services to address barriers to stable housing for veterans with low income and at risk of becoming homeless.
  Map of our programs