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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 supports.

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


Promotores de Salud


The Promotores de Salud is a “peer to peer” program that utilizes Spanish-speaking peer educators, or Promotoras. The Promotoras conduct educational presentations and perform community outreach activities on behavioral health topics to Spanish-speaking Hispanic/Latino groups and individuals within the community. The Promotoras also help Latino community members connect to local resources and access behavioral health services.

For more information call 209-257-1980 extension 104 or email

Parenting Classes


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 extension 105 or email


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 extension 105 or email

Home Visiting

Services are made possible through funding provided by the Mental Health Services Act, Amador County Behavioral Health, Amador County Department of Social Services, First 5 Amador, Sierra Health Foundation, and community donations.

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