The SPARK Clinic is the medical, dental and psychiatric clinic for children and youth in foster care in Santa Clara County. SPARK stands for Supporting Protecting and Respecting Kids.
At the SPARK Clinic, we are proud to provide exceptional medical care for children and youth who have been placed in foster care with members of their extended family, and with resource foster parents. We see patients from birth until age 21, and provide well-child exams, sports physicals, immunizations, contraception, and same day sick visits. We provide referrals to pediatric subspecialists including cardiology, dermatology, neurology, surgery and more.
In addition to pediatric care, we have a dental clinic located at SPARK, and a child psychiatrist. Our dedicated dentists have the expertise to perform routine dental exams, teeth cleanings, routine extractions and fillings, and other services (See Dental). Our psychiatrist provides evaluations, court documentation, and treatment for depression, anxiety, ADHD, school and learning issues, sleep issues, and other behavioral challenges (See Psychiatry).
At the SPARK Clinic we are committed to providing first quality care to children and youth who may have suffered physical and emotional trauma. We will take the time to listen and to understand. Ask us: we will schedule appointments for multiple kids on the same day. We can also schedule future pediatric, dental, and psychiatric appointments on the same day.
Insurance: We are able to provide medical, dental and psychiatric services for patients whose MediCal insurance is pending. If you have an insurance question, please ask us.
Please let us know how we can help!
We have a dedicated phone line for SPARK families.
Monday - Friday,
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Please call the Pediatric Nurse Advice Line, at 1 (888) 334-1000 during non-business hours.
We want to know what's going on with you, your kids, and your family!
REPORTING CHILD ABUSE
If someone in your family is having a medical emergency, please call 911.
If you are reading this webpage because you are concerned that a child may have been physically or sexually abused, neglected, or sexually trafficked—
Please call the Child Protective Services Hotline at 1 (833) 722 5437.
If you are a mandated reporter, you are required to call Child Protective Services.
Location & Directions
The SPARK Clinic is located at:
Valley Health Center (VHC) Downtown, second floor
777 East Santa Clara Street
San Jose CA 95112
Parking is easy and free at the SPARK Clinic, at VHC Downtown.
Please let us know if you require a wheelchair or other assistance to attend your appointment.