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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  • Give Children Affected by Trauma a Chance to Thrive

    Martha's Place Gives Children who Suffer from Prenatal Substance Exposure and Early Childhood Trauma a Chance to Thrive and to Reach their Full Potential. A research study known as the… Read more…

  • Promotores Collaborative Program Successes!

        The County of San Luis Obispo Preventive Health Grant sponsors the professional coordination services required for a high functioning Promotores Collaborative. Center for Family Strengthening (CFS) provides leadership development and… 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…

Partnership for Excellence in Family Support

Standards Overview PowerPoint

Guiding Principles:

  • We agree to treat each other with respect.
  • We agree to listen actively and openly.
  • We agree to keep the best interest of Family Resource development and support as the number one priority.
  • We agree to actively engage and participate in discussions.
  • We agree to keep our commitments with each other and the community.
  • We agree to support the FRC Network decisions publicly and privately.
  • We agree to communicate openly, honestly, positively and tactfully.
  • We agree to share information equally with all FRC Network Members.
  • We agree to value and listen to each member’s point of view.

FRC Network Tasks:

  • Participation in an orientation and/or retreat each year.
  • Regular attendance of a minimum of 4 meetings per year.
  • Participate in/attend other committee meetings as needed in order to give input and to help make decisions regarding issues that are of concern to me.
  • Promote the 9 Family Resource Principles identified by Strategies

 

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