Maternal and Child Health

PPHD will be CLOSED on Monday, Feb.12 and Monday, Feb.19 in observance of Lincoln’s and Washington’s Birthdays. PPHD will resume operation on Tuesday, Feb. 13 and Tuesday, Feb. 20.


The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Program is an evidence-based, FREE kindergarten readiness home visiting program for parents of 2 and 5 years of old. The goal of Pasadena HIPPY is to improve children’s physical, social and emotional development, and increase parents’ confidence to prepare their children for success in school.

Black Infant Health

Within a culturally affirming environment and honoring the unique history of African-American women, Black Infant Health (BIH) aims to help women have healthy babies. Participants learn proven strategies to reduce stress and develop life skills. This is accomplished through a group-based approach with complimentary case management.

Child Health and Disability Prevention

The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program is a FREE health promotion and disease prevention program for low-income children and youth in California.

Lead Poisoning Prevention & Control

The Pasadena Public Health Department’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (CLPP) Program seeks to protect children from lead exposure.

Health Insurance Enrollment

The Pasadena Public Health Department seeks to reduce the number of uninsured children and families, and improve the overall health of Pasadena residents by providing access to care.  Our health insurance outreach program helps enroll single adults, families, pregnant women, and children in health insurance programs.

Immunization Services

The Pasadena Public Health Department Immunization Services may provide routine or traveler vaccines for children and adults.

Immunization Services Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays
by appointment only

Local Oral Health Program

The Pasadena Local Oral Health Program (LOHP) is funded by the Proposition 56 Tobacco Tax Act of 2016. The goal of the LOHP is to improve oral health by providing professionals and community members with education about oral health and dental disease prevention, and linkage to treatment of dental disease. For more information, call (626) 744-6093.

Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health

Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program is responsible for assessing and developing policies, and assuring the priority health needs of women, infants, children, adolescents, and their families.

Infant, Child and Teen Health Assessment (2016)

Women, Infants, & Children

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) helps families with women and/or children who are at nutritional risk by providing nutrition education and food coupons.