Family Resource Centers
Center for Human Services operates Family Resource Centers (FRCs) in Ceres, Patterson, Newman and Oakdale as part of our mission to strengthen and support families.
FRCs are a means to connect families and individuals to tools and resources that help them practice and learn the five protective factors. The most important benefit of the FRCs is that they are located in communities in which families reside.
Parenting is challenging work; we want parents to feel supported and encouraged when they face adversity, so they can persevere with positive coping skills.
Families are referred to FRCs through outreach at local schools, Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) offices, other CHS programs, our main office or by partner agencies.
The services, which may vary by location, include:
- Individual and group counseling
- Parenting classes
- WIC and Child Health Exams
- Activities for children and families
- Assistance in finding help with housing, employment, food and other basic needs