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Family

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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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Grant Coordinator Lori Blake

Assessor Necol Sample, AA ECE
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