Center for Family Strengthening is dedicated to strengthening families through education and advocacy. The center partners with family support organizations in San Luis Obispo County to provide resources to families in need, protect children from abuse and neglect, and ensure that strong families are a community priority.

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  • Holiday Concert “Ring the Bells”

    Igna Swearingen, renowned vocalists & Michael Nowak, highly acclained guest conductor, are guest artists at the San Luis Obispo Wind Orchestra Holiday Concert "Ring The Bells" on December 18th, 2016.Center… Read more… 

  • CFS Receives 2 Major Grants

    Center for Family Strengthening Receives 2 Major Grants from the State Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) to improve Child Abuse Prevention Outcomes CFS is one of Six grantees in… Read more… 

  • PG&E Power Plant Awarded

    PG&E Diablo Canyon Power Plant Receives Award from California Breastfeeding Coalition (CBC).   CBC Recognizes Diablo Canyon for Exemplary Breastfeeding Policies and Accommodating Lactating Employees with Private Lactation Rooms.The California Breastfeeding… Read more… 

  • CFS Receives $8,000 Grant

    Center for Family Strengthening Receives $8,000 Grant From The Community Foundation SLO County.This grant will help support the Central Coast Breastfeeding Coalition.Center for Family Strengthening has received a $8,000 grant… Read more… 

  • CFS honors ‘silent hero’

    Sharon Baldridge has been volunteering for more than 40 yearsSharon Baldridge–Depressed and anxious about her divorce and the prospect of raising her young girls on her own, Sharon Baldridge heeded… Read more… 

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One by one, we help thousands of families in difficulty get back on track.

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One in ten children suffers from child abuse. Child abuse is preventable. Center for Family Strengthening (CFS) provides programs that make positive systemic changes in the lives of families. We engage and strengthen families.
The power of your donation will help us today to prevent abuse by expanding our programs. Make a difference. Make a donation through Escrip, Amazon Smile, or a credit card payment. Call us today to volunteer.

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Child Safety Video

Kids tool box for personal safety videosWe are pleased to announce our new parent education video designed to help parents teach their children how to protect themselves. Additionally our educators can come by appointment to your program location with a video presentation/teachers guide and kids learning materials.

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Raising Awareness

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One in every six women experiences postpartum depression. A woman experiencing any symptoms can call our Support Line 805-541-3367 for free confidential information and referrals.

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Our Programs

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All families need help at one time or another. We offer many resources to:

  • Help you strengthen your family
  • Change the behaviors that are causing you stress
  • Build your resilience in times of need

Connect with us to help your family thrive.
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