Dependency Resources – Stanislaus County

Forms and Information Sheets for Dependency Court

All California courts use the same basic set of forms. This webpage provides blank copies of those forms as well as informational sheets (some in multiple languages) that may help guide you through the process.

Immigrant Family Resources

This a page linking to the state court website to guide you if you and/or your children have the special circumstance of being immigrants (documented or undocumented).

Rights of Fathers and Other Parents

This page links to an explanation of the how “parentage” is defined in court as well as the rights of parents who are not the mother of the child.

Special Education Rights for Children and Families

This pamphlet for parents, foster parents, guardians, and people who hold education rights for school-aged children who are struggling in school, describes the process for identifying the need for special education and the services and supports the school can provide.

Caregivers and the Courts

This is a guide to understanding dependency proceedings for caregivers of children who are in foster care.

California Courts Self-Help Center

Stanislaus County Dependency Court

This is the official webpage for Stanislaus County Dependency court.

Stanislaus County Community Services Agency Family Reunification

This site explains the process of being involved with CPS Family Reunification and the goals of the Agency.

Stanislaus County Community Resources

This is a list of many community resources within Stanislaus County that can help you address many issues such as medical support, substance abuse, finding work, finding housing, and much more.

Stanislaus County Resource Directory – EXTENSIVE

This is a list of hundreds of community resources from mental health, to substance abuse services, housing, medical, crisis, clothing, food, and much, much more.