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… 

Parent Connection of SLO County – Parenting Classes & Family Resources

Beginnings of San Luis Obipso web site

Click the images above to go to the sloparents.org web site

A web-based family resource center (sloparents.org) with a current list of parenting classes and parenting support services in SLO County

  • An information phone line to help parents find appropriate classes in their area (805-543-3700)
  • A Parent Connection Helpline (805-904-1411), with Parent Coaches who can answer parenting questions and provide support.
  • Parent  education services designed to make parenting less stressful and more rewarding, while promoting positive parenting techniques and building a family’s protective factors. Parent Connection of San Luis Obispo County understands that all families have strengths and all families need support.
Parent Connection del condado de SLO es un centro de recursos familiares en la Internet, con una lista de talleres para padres y servicios de apoyo en el condado de SLO.
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