Program areas at Family Service Association of Sa
Head start and early head start education services:in 2020, Family Service positively impacted over 7,698 early educators, caregivers, parents and their children. In 2013, Family Service became a federal early head start grantee rpoviding early education and wrap around services to 140 early head start children between the ages of 0 and 3, and 986 children between the ages of 3 and 4 and their families. Early education services include professional development for early educators and caregivers, school readiness for children, parenting education, Family linkages to community resources including medical homes, dental homes as well as mental and disabilities services. Parents are engaged to get involved and partner in their childs educational process.
INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY SERVICES: IN 2020, OVER 6,400 INDIVIDUAL, FAMILIESAND SENIORS RECEIVED SERVICES TO ADDRESS ISSUES RELATED TO LIFE CHALLENGESOR WHEN ONE CAN NO LONGER LIVE WITHOUT ASSISTANCE DUE TO THE AGING PROCESSAND APPRECIATE THE OPPORTUNITY OF A CARING PROFESSIONAL WHO CAN ASSIST TOSORT OUT ISSUES AND FIND CLOSURE, RESOLUTION, AND HEALING IN OUR LIVES. ASA RESULT OF RECEIVING COUNSELING SERVICES, A CLIENT'S ABILITY TO COPE WITHEMOTIONAL AND/OR BEHAVIORAL ISSUES IS POSITIVELY IMPACTED. CLIENTS AREBETTER EQUIPPED TO OVERCOME FUTURE BARRIERS AND CHALLENGES; AND BECOME ALARGER CONTRIBUTOR TO THE COMMUNITY. SENIORS AND ADULTS WITH DISABILITIESARE ABLE TO MAINTAIN THEIR INDEPENDENCE IN A CLEAN, SAFE, AND LEASTRESTRICTIVE PERSONAL ENVIRONMENT.CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES: IN 2020, MORE THAN 19,900 YOUTH, PARENTS ANDFAMILIES RECEIVED SERVICES TO SUPPORT SCHOOL SUCCESS, FAMILY STRENGTHENINGAND STABILITY. OVER 19,900 YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES WERE PROVIDED WITH OVER45,000 HOURS OF SERVICE. 97% OF HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WHO PARTICIPATED INYOUTH LEADERESHIP SERVICES GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL AND 115 YOUTHOBTAINED SUMMER INTERNSHIPS WHICH INCREASED THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF FINANCIALLITERACY AND JOB SKILLS TRAINING. THROUGH PARENT ENGAGEMENT SERVICES1,281 PARENT VOLUNTEERS PROVIDED 29,205 HOURS OF VOLUNTEER TIME TO SUPPORTSCHOOL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES. Fully 53% OF THE PARENTS WHOPARTICIPATE/VOLUNTEER IN THIS INITIATIVE FIND EMPLOYMENT, GO BACK TO SCHOOLAND WORK TO IMPROVE THEIR FAMILY CONDITIONS. WORKFORCE & FINANCIAL