Fall 2016 Kinship News Bulletin Our Kinship News Bulletin provides current information for Kinship caregivers, including Back-to-School tips Support Groups in Alameda County: Dates and Locations Kinship Youth Program Information Nurturing the Spirit of Kinship and Guardianship Families: 5 Week Series Beginning October 6 Click here to …
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We’re Seeking Licensed Day Care Providers! WE ARE LOOKING TO HIRE! Family Support Services (Formerly known as Family Support Services of the Bay Area) recently extended a program to provide free respite/child care services to East Bay Foster Parents and Relative Caregivers on evenings, weekends or …
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Kinship Workshop Series: March 3 Nurturing the Spirit of Kinship and Guardianship Families is a five-week series of workshops that discuss the successes and concerns of those who are parenting children who are not biologically theirs. The goal is to support relatives and guardians in helping …
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Keeping our Children Safe: A Conference for Kinship Families Join us at this free event focusing on Kinship families. (Location at the Lakeside Park Garden Center requires a $5 parking fee.) Spend the day with other relative caregivers and enjoy free workshops for caregivers and teenagers. We also offer …
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Spring Break has Arrived!     KYPers will be enjoying their spring break over the next two weeks – and as is our tradition we are scheduling a few college trips and other adventures! Follow along on facebook to see the full sized photos from …
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How Can YOU Help Prevent Child Abuse? April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a reminder that raising healthy and happy children is one of the most important functions for any community. This month, consider these simple ways that you can be part of making a child’s …
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Join our Board of Directors! We are currently seeking interested professionals to apply for membership on our Board of Directors. FSSBA was founded in 1989. Today, with an operating budget of $5 million, and a staff of 53 employees, we serve nearly 1000 families each year. Our …
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More Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren How does our work impact the families we serve?  For many, we provide tools and resources that make it possible to keep children and youth together with their families.   This recent article outlines the growing need for services designed …
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$10,000 Grant from 50 Fund, Could be Doubled with YOUR help! Family Support Services of the Bay Area has received a $10,000 grant from an organization called 50 Fund. They are the legacy initiative of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee. We are among 20 organizations who received this …
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Celebrating our Graduates! Our Kinship Youth Program began over 10 years ago, and one of our greatest successes has been keeping children and youth engaged with the program over the course of many years.  An exciting result is that each year at the beginning …
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