Mission: Family support network is committed to strengthening families in order to prevent child abuse and neglect through cost-free counseling, parent education, resource referral, and community-based partnerships. We stop the violence before it happens.
Programs: Project first step: established in 1985, project first step is family support network's premier in-home family therapy program. Masters level licensed therapists provide family therapy/counseling, parent education, resource referral, and follow-up services customized to the unique needs of the families served at no cost. Therapists provide home visitation on a weekly basis for an average of 20 sessions per family or for 6-9 months. All services are voluntary and families must have a child under the age of 14.
school links: the agency's school based program, school links, is designed for families with children experiencing behavioral challenges or difficulties functioning in school. Masters level licensed therapists provide school and home based individual and family therapy to participating families. Family support network has therapists assigned to three area school districts.
fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: goal is to design, implement and evaluate a treatment intervention for youth and young adults ages 16-25 who have been diagnosed as having fasd.