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… 

Monthly Educational Public Forums

Monthly Educational Public Forums / NEXT PUBLIC FORUM

The San Luis Obispo County Child Abuse Prevention Council hosts Public Forums to educate the community, service providers and professionals on current and emerging issues in the child abuse and neglect prevention field.

Public Forums typically feature key speakers from various fields and are open to the public and gives attendees an opportunity to network and brainstorm about better ways to serve the children and families of San Luis Obispo County.

The 2011 Public Forums are typically held at the Veterans’ Hall, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Anyone interested is welcome and encouraged to attend.

The Public Forum is free to anyone who wishes to attend.

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