Since 1975, Changing Tides Family Services, formerly Humboldt Child Care Council, has provided diverse  services to children, youth, families, individuals, and the community. Each day, Changing Tides Family Services makes it possible for thousands of families and individuals to maintain  or increase their incomes, to keep family members living in their homes or community, and to enhance their physical, emotional, or developmental well-being. Changing Tides Family Services provides quality, community-based services which demonstrate the agency's values: respect, integrity, excellence, health and wellness, flexibility, and fiscal responsibility.
On this website, you’ll find more information about our services for children, youth, and families—please let us know if you have any questions.
Our offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Our main office is located at 2379 Myrtle Avenue in Eureka, corner of Glenwood Street. 


Announcing Our Parent Cafés!

Power or No Power  - We have you covered! Join Changing Tides for Parent Cafés! Dinner and childcare provided! Free children’s book for every family!

We are hosting 2 Parent Cafés at the Jefferson Center in Eureka on 10/30 and 11/15 from 6pm-8:30pm. Have your voice heard and engage in a meaningful round-table conversation with other parents, grandparents, and caregivers who are facing similar daily struggles, joys, and questions around raising children. Group discussion will lead to sharing of parenting experiences/tips that will promote ways to strengthen your family. Based on Strengthening Families Framework and the Five Protective Factors. This is a free family night out with dinner and childcare provided. Each family will also receive a free children’s book courtesy of the Local Child Care Planning Council. Families that drive more than 20 miles for this event may be eligible for mileage reimbursement.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 707-444-8293. Hope to see you there!

Children's books and mileage through the generous support of the Local Child Care Planning Council of Humboldt County