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Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health

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  • Provide mothers and children access to quality maternal, child and adolescent health services. There is an emphasis to those with low income or limited resources.
  • Reduce infant mortality and preventable diseases. Promote health and wellbeing for children with special needs.
  • Promote the health of mothers and infants by improving access to prenatal care for low-income, at-risk pregnant women.
  • Promote the health of children by improving access to preventive care for low-income children.


Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health assess the needs of women, infants, children and adolescents by providing case management and home visitations and coordinating and planning services in collaboration with different agencies. We conduct community health status assessments, identify barriers to services and develop policies based on the outcomes. In addition, we coordinate health outreach and service quality assurance for women, children and their families.

Our array of programs and services include those listed below.

Program Email Contact and Phone
 Adolescent Family Life Program  Nancy Ballard, 805-981-5177
 Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP)  Laura Riley, 805-981-5269
 Childhood Injury Prevention  Monique Ciccone Llanos, 805-981-5225
 Children's Health Promotion  Alicia Villicana, 805-981-5233
 Community Health Nursing  Claudia Benton, 805-981-5380
 Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program  Mimi Leza, 805-981-5144
 Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR)  Mimi Leza, 805-981-5144
 Health Care for All  Rita Duarte-Weaver, 805-981-5212
 New Parents Kit, (First 5 Ventura County)  Alicia Villicana, 805-981-5240
 Perinatal Substance Use Services  Mimi Leza , 805-981-5144
 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)  Veronica Martinez, 805-981-5192

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Contact Information

Megan Steffy, PhD, MSN, RN, PHN

Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Director
Claudia Benton, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, PHN
Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Coordinator
2220 E. Gonzales Road, Suite 102
Oxnard, CA 93036

Toll Free Number:
800-781-4449 ext. 2 for MCAH or 1 for CHN

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