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The Nexus Family Services Department provides a variety of programs that strengthen the community, enhance the quality of life of Amador County residents, and help families achieve access to needed services and support.

Para información en Español, por favor llame al (209) 257-1980 ext. 104.

diverse family

Families come in all shapes and sizes.
Everyone is welcome.

Promotores de Salud


de Salud

Los Promotores de Salud es un programa de “igual a igual” que utiliza educadores que hablan Español, o Promotoras. Las Promotoras realizan presentaciones educativas y realizan actividades de extensión comunitaria sobre temas de salud del comportamiento a grupos y individuos Hispanos/Latinos dentro del Condado de Amador. Las Promotoras también ayudan a miembros de la comunidad Latina a conectar a los recursos locales y acceso a servicios de salud del comportamiento mental.

Para obtener más información acerca de las Promotoras y servicios, así como las próximas presentaciones, por favor llame a Denisse al (209) 257-1980 ext. 104 o llamar

Parenting Class



The Parenting with a Purpose class is an interactive and supportive group instruction course where parents and caregivers can learn and strengthen practical, proven and positive parenting skills. Classes include building nurturing parenting skills, daily routines, child safety and nutrition, physical and emotional development in children, appropriate expectations, positive discipline techniques, communication skills, and building on parental strengths.

For more information contact Emma at 209-257-1980 ext. 105 or email

Home Visits



Home visiting services include individualized parenting support for families with children.

Case management services, referrals, and assistance with accessing and obtaining community resources are also provided to help strengthen and protect families

For more information contact Emma at 209-257-1980 ext. 105 or email

foster youth on phone with foster family



FURS is a coordinated statewide, regional, and county-level system designed to provide collaborative and timely state-level phone-based response and county-level in-home, in-person mobile response during situations of instability, for foster youth, or former foster youth to help preserve the relationship of the caregiver and the child or youth.


For more information contact Katie at 209-257-1980 ext. 123 or email

Services are made possible through funding provided by the Mental Health Services Act, Amador County Behavioral Health, Amador County Department of Social Services, Sierra Health Foundation, and community donations.