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Sierra Vista Child and Family

Non-profit Social Services Healthcare - Health Services Not for Profit - Charitable 250 - 500 Employees Headquartered in Modesto, CA 11 Active Jobs

In 1972  H.I. Tom Sawyer, a dairy farmer and a volunteer member of the Stanislaus County Mental Health Advisory Board envisioned a group home that could provide the high level of care needed for children in Stanislaus County. The agency's foundation was built on the belief that children need positive and loving role models to grow into healthy adults.

Over the past four decades, Sierra Vista has grown into one of the largest nonprofit  agencies in the region, serving more than 22,000 children and families each year with nearly 300 dedicated employees, 21 programs, and providing services in every school district throughout Stanislaus and Merced County.  The integration of these programs into the community has created a sustainable continuum of child and family services that is accessible and tailored to addressing a broad range of needs. By offering quality programs that meet the growing needs of the literally thousands of people of all ages, who are overwhelmed with mental illness, child abuse or substance abuse children and families have found healing and hope at Sierra Vista.


Sierra Vista Child & Family Services has been helping abused, neglected and emotionally disturbed children and families in crisis in California’s Central Valley since 1972. We do this through a series of integrated programs that include mental health services, early childhood services, special education, therapeutic residential treatment, adoption, foster care, clinical and family support in homes and schools, Perinatal Substance Abuse Treatment and community counseling.

Our goal is to help children reach their full potential, and provide access to quality programs and services that make a difference to a child, their family, and the entire community.

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Sierra Vista Child and Family Services
Main Office
100 Poplar Avenue
Modesto, CA 95354