Frequently Asked Questions

Solano County Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Bureau Programs
Frequently Asked Questions






If your question is not listed below, please call (707) 421-2750.

Who can I talk to about the Adolescent Family Life Program?
Please contact the Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP) at (707) 421-2750 for more information.

If your question is not listed below, please call (707) 784-8770 if you live in Fairfield, Suisun or Vacaville and (707) 552-5055 if you live in Vallejo.

Who can enroll in the program?
- Pregnant Women 18 years of age and older
- Residents of Vallejo, Fairfield, Suisun & Vacaville

Can you help me find housing?
Yes, we make referrals for housing.

Can you help me get a prenatal care doctor?
Yes, we can provide you with a list of doctors in your area.

How much does it cost to enroll in the BIH Program?
There is no cost for BIH services.

Can you help me with food?
We can make referrals to food resources. Clients are able to earn food vouchers for participation in program activities and for attending their medical appointments.

What are your services?
We do home visits, Social Support and Empowerment classes, parenting workshops, special events and cultural celebrations, etc. 

Do you provide childcare?
No, but we can refer you to appropriate agencies.

Do you assist with utility bills?
No, the BIH Program makes numerous referrals to community-based programs to assist with paying your utilities.

If your question is not listed below please call 1 (877) 680-2229.

What is the Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program?
It is a Medi-Cal care program for women who are pregnant through 60 days after her baby's birth. The prenatal providers offer complete perinatal care, which includes your prenatal and postpartum care, nutrition services, health education and a pregnancy counselor on staff to help you have a healthy baby.

How can I find a CPSP Provider?
Prenatal Care Guidance staff can help you make an appointment with a CPSP provider. Call 1 (877) 680-2229.  

Does the CPSP Provider offer classes?
Yes, each provider has different classes to offer (i.e., infant care, breastfeeding, childbirth preperation, etc.).

I am a Partnership HealthPlan Member. Can I get into a CPSP Program?
Yes, your managed care plan (Partnership HealthPlan of California) can make arrangements for you to receive CPSP services. Call the Growing Together Perinatal Program at Partnership HealthPlan of California at 1(800) 809-1350 for more information.

Can I receive CPSP services while my Medi-Cal application is in progress?
Yes, you can receive CPSP prenatal care with Presumptive Eligibility, a program that provides immediate, temporary medical benefits for prenatal care to low-income pregnant women. Presumptive Eligibility does not cover the birth and is only a temporary program so it is important that you follow through with your Medi-Cal application. Call 1 (877) 680-2229 for more information about Presumptive Eligibility.

Who is a CPSP Provider?
CPSP Providers are doctors, midwives, and/or clinics that are certified by the State to be Comprehensive Perinatal Services Providers. Solano County has four certified CPSP providers. To find one closest to you, call 1 (877) 680-2229. 

What type of staff works for CPSP?
Your prenatal and postpartum care consists of medical appointments where you will be seen by:
· A doctor
· Midwife, or
· Nurse Practitioner

Assessments, counseling and health education are provided by:
· Comprehensive Perinatal Health Workers
· Nutritionists
· Counselors
· Health Educators
· Nurses

If your question is not listed below please call 1 (877) 680-2229. 

I just found out I'm pregnant and I don't have a doctor. Can you help me find one?
PCG can assist you in finding a prenatal care provider to meet your needs. Call our toll free line at 1 (877) 680-2229.

How can I get prenatal vitamins?
We can help you make an appointment with a prenatal care provider in a Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP). As a client of the CPSP provider, you will be given prenatal vitamins.

Where is the PCG program located and what cities are served?
We are located in Fairfield at the Health & Social Services Office (275 Beck Avenue). We serve all cities in Solano County (Fairfield, Suisun, Vallejo, Benicia, Cordelia, Dixon, Rio Vista & Vacaville).

Do I have to come to the PCG Office?
No, we can do it all by phone, including scheduling your first appointment to start your prenatal care. Call our toll free line 1 (877) 680-2229.

Do I need to speak English?
No, our staff is bilingual in Spanish/English. We can arrange for translation services for other languages.

I don't have Medi-Cal yet. Can I get prenatal care without it?
Yes, we can issue you Presumptive Eligibility, a program which provides immediate, temporary medical benefits for prenatal care to low-income pregnant women.

I have no insurance and my income is too high to qualify for Medi-Cal, what can I do?
Call our toll free line 1 (877) 680-2229 to discuss different options. There are other programs that might meet your needs.

Can I go to the Prenatal Care Guidance office for prenatal care or a pregnancy test?
No, we are not a pregnancy test site or prenatal clinic, but we can help you find a provider to fit your needs.

Can you get me to my appointment?
No, we do not provide transportation. We can provide you with resources and information on transportation.