How Can Family Support Specialists Help?

  • Work with families to strengthen their existing support systems

  • Support and empower parents by helping them to navigate challenging social service systems and advocating on their behalf

  • Encourage and model self-care, teach mindfulness skills to cope with everyday stresses

  • Help with decreasing feelings of isolation, anxiety, and stress when parents are facing barriers that interfere with their general well-being and sense of security and stability

  • Connect children and families with additional community services and supports to reduce worries about basic needs

  • Introduce and reinforce positive behavioral management skills/techniques to increase and improve parents’ confidence in understanding and managing their children’s behaviors

Who Are These Services For?

  • Parents of children ages birth to 18 who:

  • Who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and stress associated unmet basic needs

  • Involved with the Family Courts, County’s child welfare system and in some cases, incarcerated parents

  • Need support communicating and maintaining a more positive parent/child relationship

  • Parents who want their children to delight in their childhood and wish to experience the joy of parenting

801 Empire Street, Fairfield, CA 94533 | Call Us:  707-425-5744

236 Georgia Street, Suite #203, Vallejo, CA 94590 | Call Us: 707-558-3680

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