The Family First Program strives to help children and their families through a person-centered approach by offering support in various ways. Specifically, funding is available for trauma-informed, evidence-based, and foster care prevention services.
Helping Families Succeed by Strengthening:
Parental resilience Managing stress and functioning well when faced with challenges, adversity, and trauma
Social Connections Building positive relationships and establishing a helpful support system
Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development Learning to be the expert on your child and family and understanding ways to support healthy development
Concrete Support in Times of Need Having access to support and services that address your needs and help minimize stress
Social and Emotional Competence of Children Helping your child communicate clearly, manager feelings and maintain relationships