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Family Fishing

What Role Can Parents Play?

Being a parent of caregiver of kids isn't easy - but you are not alone


You're doing a hard and very important job and it can be stressful at times. As parents, all of us need help at times and sometimes we are in a position to help.

What Can You Do?

Reach out for assistance

For concrete support, like basic needs assistance, organizations like The Family Resource Centers can help. 

Talk it through with parents in similar situations

Parent Cafés are an opportunity to have structured conversations about parenting issues and concerns.  

Proven Strategies
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Promoting the Protective Factors

Protective factors are conditions or attributes in individuals, families, and communities that promote the health and well-being of children and families. Research indicates these factors provide the best support to ensure that children thrive. It is based on engaging families, programs and communities in building five protective factors. Learn more

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Supporting Families

Connections to Resources: Access to basic needs, such as health care, mental health care and other informal support that can be provided at your local Family Resource Center (FRC) and other community partners. Learn more

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