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family resource centers
FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERS

Generally located in home-like settings, family resource centers serve as informal meeting places for regularly scheduled classes, groups, and social activities … such as parenting classes, child care, short-term counseling, recreational activities, prenatal education, and adult education classes. Children’s Defense Fund, 1992

different kinds of family centers
Different Kinds of Family Centers

FOCUS

Early childhood/

parenting

Teens/youth

Integrated services

Community recreation

LOCATION

School-based

Community-based

(but school-linked)

family center outcomes examples
Family Center Outcomes (examples)
  • relationships: family, friends
  • parenting skills
  • available school, neighborhood and community activities
  • quality child care
  • social, emotional, informational resources
  • basic resources: food, shelter, transportation, health & dental care
  • affordable housing
  • adult literacy and basic skills
family center outcomes systems improvement
Family Center Outcomes: Systems Improvement
  • Access to programs, services, activities
  • Availability of programs, services, activities
  • Volunteerism
  • Public awareness
  • Community involvement
  • Family choice, satisfaction with center programs
  • No stigma
essential components
GOVERNANCE

Advisory board

Community representation

Leadership

Capable staff

Connection with local commission on children & families

Market-driven services, programs, and activities

Adequate resources

Access to training, technical assistance

ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS
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COLLABORATION

Shared mission and vision

Action plan

Negotiated partner agreements

Articulated self-interests

Delegated authority for decisions

Communication and conflict plans

ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS
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FAMILY SUPPORT

Home-like environment

Trusting relationships

Cultural sensitivity

Participants and contributors (not “clients”)

ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS
examples of family center activities in oregon
Examples of Family Center activities in Oregon
  • Health checkups
  • Dental care
  • Gleaners
  • Head Start
  • Home school moms
  • Information and referral
  • Baby lap sits
  • Healthy Start
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Examples of Family Center activities in Oregon
  • Computers
  • Drop-in child care
  • Play groups
  • Hispanic family groups
  • Summer recreation programs
  • Baby brag days
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Examples of Family Center activities in Oregon
  • Arts and crafts
  • Soup kitchen
  • Emergency food and clothing
  • Dropping by for coffee
  • Project Safe Place
  • State and county agencies (AFS, SCF, health, mental health, juvenile)
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