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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  • 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… 

  • Paper Tigers documentary film to screen at Cuesta College

    Stressed brains can't learn: Paper Tigers, a documentary film by James Redford on Trauma-Informed Education to screen at Cuesta College.CASA of San Luis Obispo County, Center for Family Strengthening and… 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… 

Board of Directors

                                                2014-15 BOARD OF DIRECTORS  

Category Name Professional

Title

Child Care Community Joseph Castro, Jr

Past-President

Executive Committee

Community Action Partnership- SLO County

State Migrant Head Start

Education Bob Watt

President

Executive Committee

Principal ,

Cambria Elementary School

Coast Unified School District

 

Business/Marketing

   and Health Care

Patti Hempenius

 

 

 

RN, BSN, PHN,

Business Owner

Central Coast Funds for Children

Medical/Health Care

 

 

Brenda Harker, PHN

 

 

Public Health Supervisor,

Nurse Family Partnership of SLO County

 

Therapeutic Comm.

 

 

Laurie Morgan

Secretary

Executive Committee

 

Systems Coordinator

SLO County Behavioral Health

Partnership for Excellence in Family Support

 

Members at Large Mary Bianchi

 

Director, University of Calif.

Cooperative Extension

 

Friends of Martha’s Place

 

  Dan Cano

Treasurer

Executive Committee

Ex. Director, The Link

Partnership for Excellence in Family Support

 

 

 

Jason Reed

V. President

Executive   Committee

 

Women’s Shelter Program of SLO County

Partnership for Excellence in Family Support

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2012-2013  990 
2011 990  

 

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