At Family Support Services, we measure success in many ways. Here is a quick glance at the number of children and families we served in Fiscal Year 2018-2019:
Respite/Child Care Program: 66,871 hours of home-based or community-based respite/child care were provided to over 230 families in Alameda, and Contra Costa counties, and 256 children in San Francisco county.
Kinship Support Services Program: 189 families received case management services, including crisis intervention, informational & referral, family advocacy, support groups, workshops & trainings, family activities. 41 support groups & workshops were provided.
Family Preservation Program: 142 families were served through this program. 11 of those families who were homeless secured permanent housing. 34 families either graduated from their program or achieved their goal, and 124 children were protected from entering into the foster care system.
Growing UP Strong (GUS Mental Health Services): 37 children served through our mental health services.
Kinship Youth Program: 126 children and youth received 13,590 hours of academic enrichment, life skills development, leadership opportunities, and recreation activities.