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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  • Meet Yesenia, a Nurse Family Partnership success story

    Nurse Family Partnership provides first-time moms with support and mentoring Meet Yesenia, a very smart but also very shy girl who graduated from high school at age sixteen. Pregnant at… Read more…

  • The Success of Nurse-Family Partnership

    SLO County’s Amazing Hero-Nurses for First-Time Moms The Nurse-Family Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (NFP), is a tremendously successful maternal and childhood health programs for low-income first-time mothers. As a national… Read more…

  • CFS Promotes Staff Member

    Center for Family Strengthening promotes Erica Ruvalcaba-Heredia to Director of Promotores Collaborative. “We are thrilled with Erica’s accomplishments in driving the growth and success of Promotores Collaborative,” said Lisa Fraser,… Read more…

  • CFS Welcomes New Program Coordinator

    Gwendolyn Garcia has joined Center for Family Strengthening as Program Coordinator for CFS’ major programs: Parent Connection, Kidz Tool Box for personal safety, Promotores Collaborative, Central Coast Breastfeeding Coalition and… Read more…

  • CFS moves to new location

    Center for Family Strengthening has moved its corporate headquarters to 3480 South Higuera, Suite 100, San Luis Obispo. Affiliate agency ALPHA Pregnancy and Parenting Support is also moving its corporate… 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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