This manual was produced by the staff of Balancing Work and Family Responsibilities: A Toolkit for Parent Support Providers Project of the Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures of Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.
Family Voices is a national, nonprofit, family-led organization promoting quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs. Working with family leaders and professional partners at the local, state, regional, and national levels since 1992, Family Voices has brought a respected family perspective to improving health care programs and […]
The Kinship Navigator is a statewide program operated by Catholic Family Center and specially designed to provide an information and referral network for kinship caregivers across all of New York State. A kinship caregiver is a grandparent, relative or family friend who is a full time caregiver of a child that is not biologically their […]
In 2006, a team from public and private New York State agencies came together to consider how to increase families’ ability to nurture positive development in their children, part of the newly created Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) plan. They convened a statewide forum for parenting education providers to present the plan, and the New […]
The Family Resource Network, Inc. believe that individuals with special needs deserve every opportunity to achieve their unique potential. The Family Resource Network was founded by parents to enhance the lives of individuals with special needs and their families, empowering them to lead productive independent lives within the community.
Family Resource Centers are easily accessible, strength based programs that support families in communities across New York State. Family Resource Centers (FRCs) are flexible, family-focused, and culturally sensitive. Services and programs are based on local needs, building on existing planning processes with community and interdisciplinary participation. View the guidelines here.
The Family Run Executive Director Leadership Association (FREDLA) serves as the national representative and advocate for family-run organizations and their executive directors, and supports effective stewardship of family-run organizations.
The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health is a national family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families. It was conceived in Arlington, Virginia in February, 1989 by a group of 18 people […]
Families Together in New York State is the statewide family-run organization that represents families of children and youth with social, emotional, behavioral and cross-systems challenges. Our goal is to ensure that ALL children and youth have the support they need in order to succeed in their home, community and school.
This brief provides a summary of qualitative field data that was gathered to inform the implementation of a NYS Success pilot initiative designed to incorporate Wraparound within the context of Health Homes serving children and youth with serious behavioral health challenges in New York State. The data represented in this brief was collected from several […]