Family Resource Ctrs
Imagine a place...
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presentation on Family Resource Centers
... where a young mother can
go for support and
encouragement when she feels overwhelmed by her
responsibilities at home.
... where she and her children can drop in for a hot lunch, visit
with other mothers while the children play, and get some professional advice about
a child's special health care needs.
... where a group of parents can sit and talk with her about her own
educational goals and help her plan the next step toward reaching them.
... where a parent who has just completed a drug treatment program
or had her children returned from foster care can go to find out about
available community resources.
... that a young mother can call for advice and support when she is
having trouble with her children and doesn't know what to do next.
Imagine a place where caring staff members recognize how
difficult it is to raise children and praise parents for their
Such places exist. They are most often called family support centers
or family resource centers ...