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Family Support

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Family Mentoring

Comprehensive, professional support for over-burdened families. Services include social work case management, weekly in-home visitation, crisis counseling, one-on-one parent training, parent/child relationship assistance and emotional support for English and Spanish-speaking families.

Program Directors
Chelsea Sutton, LBSW Reyna Banda-Torres, BS*
Youth & Family Services Specialist
Robert Collier, BS
Grief Recovery Coordinator 
Melissa Buhrle, Victim Advocate
Family Mentoring
Adri Barrientez, BA
Grecia Casteneda-Torres*
Egla Eikleberry, BS*
Joan Ray, BA
Fernando Rodriguez*
*Bilingual English/Spanish
Parenting Education

Parenting Education

Child development and positive discipline instruction which helps parents develop skills needed to effectively raise their children. Enabling parents to develop a strong, close-knit family is the goal. Classes are offered throughout the year and free child care is available for all classes.


Program Director Vicki Price, MS

Parent Educator Partners Grecia Castaneda-Torres* Rex Cearley, MS Megan Diehl Egla Eikleberry, BS* Cindy Ramsey, CFLE Mina Soberon, BA* Katy Vinson, BS *Bilingual English/Spanish
Respite Care

Respite Care

Quality, once-a-week child care for parents needing a break from the daily stress of parenting. Helping good parents become GREAT parents!


Program Director Necol Sample, AA ECE

Child Care Workers Michele Hays, AA ECE Jakyma Roughton
School Readiness

School Readiness

Saline County School Readiness Project: This community collaboration helps families and early childhood educators better prepare children ages 0-5 years with the cognitive and social emotional skills they need to enter kindergarten ready to learn.


Grant Coordinator Lori Blake

Assessor Necol Sample, AA ECE
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