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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Family Services, Mental Health, Substance Abuse Prevention, Youth Development

Mission: Empowering individuals and families to transform their lives and strengthen their community

Results: Family Service Association makes an impact by: --Serving 70,000 people a year with more than 25 unique services. --Supporting more than 6,000 children and their families through school readiness programs. --Educating 7,000 children ages 3 to 5. --Engaging over 35,000 parents each year to become positively involved in their children's education. --Helping 4,000 youth stay in school, off drugs and out of gangs. --Healing 2,100 abused and neglected children. --Keeping 125 aging neighbors independent and in their homes. --Providing mental health counseling to more than 3000 individuals in distress. --Helping 1000 single moms to pursue their education so they can become self-sustaining and support their children. --Maximizing our resources through a generous corps of over 5,800 volunteers.

Target demographics: Family Service provides high quality service in English and Spanish in 28 Texas counties to individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds and all socio-economic levels.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 70,000 children, youth, parents, families and seniors

Programs: Head Start Child Care Referral Families and Schools Together Youth Against Gang Activity Counseling Marriage Preparation Parenting Education Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange In-Home Personal Care Services for Seniors Child Care Provider and Teacher Training

Community Story

jenbligh

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have served on the Technology Committee of the Board of Family Service Association since 2006, and I have been a part of their holiday Adopt-A-Family Program since 2003. What a great organization, with a dedicated management team and staff. They truly do make a difference for stuggling families and children in San Antonio.