Shafter Healthy Start


Shafter Healthy Start Student and Family Resource Center


Shafter Healthy Start’s Mission Statement: 


Healthy Start provides specialized services for students and families in Shafter. We provide a safe, accessible place for families to connect with  comprehensive, coordinated services that help strengthen families to become more self-reliant. 


Program Goals:

  • Prepare preschool students to enter kindergarten.
  • Provide referrals and supportive services that guide and strengthen families to become self sufficient.
  • Build parenting skills via a positive mindset to increase student  success through parent involvement.

Friendly & Bilingual Services!

(English & Spanish)

Programs We Offer:

  • ·School Readiness Preschool  thru First 5
  • ·Family Advocacy & Support Services
  •  Operation School Bell
  •  Stuff The Bus Event
  • ·Foster Children Advocacy Events
  • ·School Referral & Services
  • ·Parent Education and Support
  • ·Toys for Tots
  • ·Food Basket Distributions
  • ·Paperwork Assistance
  • ·Homeless Services
  • ·Student Attendance
  • ·Health Fair

Shafter Family Resource Center Hours

    Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 5:00 pm 


Phone (661) 746-8690

Fax: (661) 746-8694 


Physical Address: 300 N. Valley St.

                             Shafter, CA 93263

                                    Room 261


Mailing Address: 331 N. Shafter Ave. 

                             Shafter, CA 93263


For more information contact: Director of Student & Family Support Services, Elia Sagasta at (661) 746-8690 or