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Prenatal Care Guidance

Prenatal Care Guidance (PCG) aims to promote optimal pregnancy health and birth outcomes by providing brief intervention in-home support and educational services to low-income pregnant women residing in Contra Costa County. PCG offers up to 3 home visits per pregnant woman and provides education, support and resources to ensure that all the family’s immediate needs are met.

Who is Eligible for PCG?

PCG serves low-income, Medi-Cal-eligible pregnant women and their babies who reside in Contra Costa County. Women must be pregnant at the time of referral.

What Services Does PCG Provide?

Four Community Health Worker Specialists (CHWS) provide the following services:

  • Assist women and their children in gaining access to health coverage and health care
  • Connect women to prenatal providers
  • Promote women's health before, during, and between pregnancies
  • Educate and support families about pregnancy and parenting
  • Link families to appropriate resources and services

All services are free and provided in English and Spanish regardless of immigration status.

How Can a Woman Access PCG Services?

Pregnant women can be referred by their Prenatal Care or Healthy Start Program provider.

Pregnant women can also self-refer by calling 925-313-6254 or faxing a completed Home Visiting Referral Form to 925-313-6708.


Suzzette Johnson, MSW, MPA
PCG Program Manager
925-313-6258


Tashionna Goodwin
PCG Administrative Support
925-313-6254

Central and West County

(Martinez, Pacheco, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Danville, San Ramon, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Crockett, Rodeo, Hercules, Pinole, San Pablo, Richmond, El Sobrante, El Cerrito, and Kensington)


Elmina Green (English)
510-231-8506


Luisa Petite (English/Spanish)
925-646-5938


East County

(Pittsburg, Antioch, Oakley, Brentwood, Bethel Island, and east to Byron)


Esther Gutierrez (English/Spanish)
925-431-2422


Phyllis Johnson (English)
925-431-2421


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Contact PCG

Administrative Office
Prenatal Care Guidance
597 Center Avenue, Suite 365
Martinez, CA 94553
925-313-6254
925-313-6708 fax