Family Health & Support Network, Inc.

Rating: 4.91 stars   11 reviews

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Location: 74-410 Hwy 111, Suite D Palm Desert CA 92260 USA

Mission: The purpose of FHSN is to help high risk children in foster care (aged 0 – 18) develop into healthy and successful adults. We intend to accomplish this through the provision of safe and supportive certified homes and families; quality programs and services to children (and their birth families where appropriate); professional, well-trained and caring staff; and a community atmosphere that encourages teamwork and cooperation among youth, families, staff and volunteers
Geographic areas served: Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange Counties of California
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EIN 14-1880976
760-340-2442
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Rating: 5 stars  

Going the EXTRA MILE! Family Health & Support Network, Inc. (FHSN) provides safe and loving homes for children placed in foster care. Additionally, the agency continues to go the extra mile to assure their children while in their care, are able obtain Life Skills to assure a successful emancipation out of the foster care system.
While the State of California enforced multiple budget cuts, FHSN continues to empower their children through theFHSN “Children’s Fund” Charity events. Children ages (0-18) and especially teenagers are placed in their care. FHSN Children’s Fund allows teenagers a unique opportunity to participate in their own growth and be able to express themselves in fun and creative ways. “Teen-Action” is the umbrella of several teen-focused initiatives including education, communication and reciprocity. “Teenage Girls ROCK! Rites of Passage are programs where teens participate in interactive workshops, seminars, and webinars. They all provide a fun, creative forum for children to unite, be creative, share common stories, and learn the appropriate tools necessary for a healthy future! FHSN remains in tune with the pulse of issues in the community and workshop series by specifically addressing the very sobering subjects of teenage bullying, suicide, obesity, and substance abuse/addiction. This agency is “bar-none” one of the most caring and supportive foster agency existing. FHSN opens the window to a whole new world of opportunities for these kids. I implore you to support Family Health & Support Network, Inc.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have assisted FHSN during multiple fundraising efforts, (i.e., Juneteenth in the Coachella Valley, Holiday Gatherings) collaboration and volunteerism on behalf of the Children's Fund. I have witnessed first hand how FHSN make tremendous sacrifices for the children placed in their care and I have also witnessed first hand, the transformation of struggling youth into possitive contributers through the FHSN's Teen Action initiative programs.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Somehow they manage but if I could make changes to Family Health & Support Network, Inc. I would like to see them with a larger facility to house their Teen Action programs and most importantly, see them with a new Van to transport their kids to their court appointments, field trips and therapy sessions.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

What is unique about this organization?

They listen and continue to treat each child as an individual & unique gift.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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