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Paso a Paso (Step by Step)

Founded in 2001, Paso a Paso is a program of the Community Benefit department a tSt. Joseph and Redwood Memorial Hospitals that provides childbirth education, breast-feeding support, parenting classes and support groups. Paso a Paso educates and supports Spanish speaking pregnant women and their families through classes, home visits, hospital visits and connecting clients with the resources they need. All of Paso a Paso’s services are free.

With an atmosphere of kindness and respect, families discover and build their independence and recognize their ownstrengths.

Our bilingual staff offers practical and emotional support to the Latino community in a safe environment where feelings, concerns, and beliefs can be confidentially shared.

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Paso a Paso Services

Classes & Support Groups

We offer prenatal classes, car seat safety classes, parenting classes, positive discipline classes, support groups for mothers and fathers, and breastfeeding support in both Eureka and Fortuna.

Classes and Support Groups


We offer referrals to many programs including CalFresh, First 5 play-groups, and Healthy Kids Humboldt.


When available, we offer assistance to qualifying families, including nutritious foods and car seats.


Join us for our annual Fatherhood Picnics & Blueberry Farm outing

Contact Us

  • Soledad Torres, Coordinator
    Certified Childbirth Educator (ICCE), Child Passenger Safety Technician, Lactation Educator,WEstEd Infant and Toddler Specialist (PITC-PQ),and Positive Discipline Association Certified Teacher

  • Haydee Hopkins, MSW
    MSW (Master of Social Work), Child Passenger Safety Technician, and Lactation Educator

  • Jorge Matias, Community Health Worker
    Lead Child Passenger Safety Technician and Health Educator

  • Jessica Eusebio Larios, Community Health Worker
    Child Passenger Safety Technician, Lactation Educator, Health Educator

  • Judith Pucheta, Community Health Worker
    Child Passenger Safety Technician, Lactation Educator, Health Educator

Phone: (707) 441-4477
Fax: (707) 441-4478
Address: 2200 Harrison Ave. Eureka, CA 95501
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm

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