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Family Support


Family Support

  • a set of beliefs and an approach to strengthening and empowering families and communities so that they can foster the optimal development of children, youth, and adult family members.
  • a type of grassroots, community-based program designed to prevent family problems by strengthening parent-child relationships and providing whatever parents need to be good
    nurturers and providers.
  • a shift in human services delivery that encourages public and private agencies to work together and to become more
  • preventive
  • responsive
  • flexible
  • holistic
  • family focused
  • strength-based
  • and thus more effective.

Click here to find out more about Family Support.

Click here to see the Oregon Revised Statutes that apply to Family Support.


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