2019 to 2020 Sub-Recipients
The descriptions provided are summaries of each approved sub-recipient program servicing the Rialto area. For more information about these services, please view the project details for each program.
You may also view the 2019 to 2020 Sub-Recipient Contact Sheet (PDF).
- Fit 4 Kids
- Inland Fair Housing & Mediation Board
- High School Bigs
- PRIDE Platoon Boot Camp
- Rialto Child Assistance
- Rialto Community Services Department
- Rural Access to Justice Program
- Veterans Assistance Program
- Young Adults Academic & Job Training
Fit 4 Kids | City of Rialto Recreation Department
Children in the Fit-4-Kids program will receive the physical, educational, and psychological tools they will need to help them overcome the challenges of obesity. Children will participate in:
- Full-body fitness training
- Individual sports/activities
- Team sports
In addition, they will receive critical education in the areas of health, nutrition, and fitness. Finally, parents and caregivers will be provided with important information on how they can best support their children in their endeavors to overcome the challenges of obesity and its related physical and emotional problems. The target age group for the program is 6 to 15 years of age, (Juniors: 6 to 10, Seniors: 11 to 15) for children residing in Rialto.
Inland Fair Housing & Mediation Board | Fair Housing / Tenant Mediation
This project will provide fair housing education, outreach enforcement, landlord/tenant counseling, and mediation services for the residents of the City of Rialto. Rialto residents will be provided the services at the Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board office located in the City of San Bernardino.
High School Bigs | Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Inland Empire
The High School Bigs Program is a free after-school program that empowers school-aged youth "Littles" and develops future leaders - high school-aged volunteer's "Big" mentors. The program matches "Big" mentors with "Littles" to meet weekly for 36 weeks during the school year.
Two-hour sessions are held where the focus is homework, reading together, and participating in inspiring and relationship-building activities, including 12 weeks of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum. The goal of the program is to promote healthy youth development by providing emotional, academic, and social support through one-to-one mentoring.
Email Jennifer O'Farrell
PRIDE Platoon Boot Camp | Rialto Police Department
The program is designed to redirect the attitudes of "at-risk" youth from a negative criminal element, to positive attributions such as respect, integrity, discipline, and enthusiasm. The 14-week program offers treatment, prevention, and disciplinary components to alter negative behavior for high school-aged youth (14 to 17 years of age) with anti-social behavior such as truancy, incorrigibility, minor law violation who are referred to the program through the courts, probation, schools, parents or other references.
Juveniles are partnered with positive influences of law enforcement officers from the Rialto Police Department who stress qualities such as pride, discipline, and enthusiasm.
Email Jeanette Lopez
Rialto Child Assistance | Food Basket Program
The Rialto Child Assistance Program provides emergency/temporary food baskets throughout the year for needy families of students enrolled in elementary, middle, or high schools with the Rialto Unified School District (RUSD). The program is a cooperative effort between Rialto Child Assistance and the Rialto Unified School District, with individual schools identifying the families in need. Food baskets are available to these families for pick up on Mondays and Thursdays.
Email Susan Folsom
Rialto Community Services Department | Rialto Senior Services Division
The Senior Services Division provides a broad range of services Monday through Friday to the senior citizen community of Rialto at the Grace Vargas Senior Center that includes:
- Social integration
- Special event administration activities
Seniors are provided a nutritious lunch in a setting where they are kept up to date on the changing health policies and programs available to them, as well as be informed on new scams that target the vulnerable population.
Rural Access to Justice Program | Legal Aid of San Bernardino
The program will be used to support free legal services for active-duty military, veterans, and their families. Appointments held at the American Legion located in the City of Rialto, the services will improve the lives of veterans, active military, and their families by allowing access to free legal services to address:
- Child custody and visitation
- Consumer issues
- Domestic violence
This work will help the military and their families improve their health and safety through peaceful and lawful resolution of disputes, which challenge daily life.
Veterans Assistance Program | Rialto Family Health Services
The Veterans Assistance program will provide alternative, temporary, and/or permanent living arrangements for homeless and disabled veterans. Individuals are with a case manager that assists in the veteran's education, counseling, and obtaining health and financial resources.
It is the goal of the program that by establishing roots in the community that there is a decreased homeless veteran population, decreased rent burdens and expenses to related shelters, and most of all provide stability and reduce health care complications suffered by most veterans that have served in the United States Military.
Email Estevan Bennett
Young Adults Academic & Job Training | National Council of Negro Women / Bethune Center
The goal of the program is to increase the academic and occupational learning of Rialto's young adult population by reducing the barriers that make it difficult for many low-income youths from becoming responsible, self-reliant adults. Participating in the program will allow access to a wide range of training elements such as:
- Academic Enhancement Skills
- Adult Mentoring
- Case Management
- Civic Engagement
- Health and Life Skills Training
- Leadership Development Opportunities
- Occupational Skills Training
- Paid and Unpaid work Opportunities
- Supportive Services
The overall benefit of this program is a more mature young adult focused on becoming a more productive citizen.
Email Rialto Resource Center