Summary of Services

In 2020, Family Support Council served 11,465 individuals in the following ways:

146 families were provided virtual home visits (weekly, for a minimum of six months following the birth of the child and decreasing in intensity over time to bi-weekly, monthly, or quarterly based on family needs/achievements) through the Healthy Families program.

90 families were provided virtual twice-monthly home visits through the Parents as Teachers program.

708 developmental screenings were administered to children ages 0-5 at age-based intervals to determine their skill levels in communication, fine motor, gross motor, problem solving, and personal-social interaction. If delays were indicated, appropriate referrals for intervention were made and tracked by Healthy Families, Parents as Teachers, Oak Haven, and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren staff.

66 screenings were administered for maternal depression, and stress. If issues were indicated, appropriate referrals for intervention were made and tracked by Healthy Families and Parents as Teachers staff.

90 children were provided child health screenings for hearing, vision, and dental. If issues were identified, appropriate referrals for intervention were made and tracked by Parents as Teachers staff.

925 new mothers received educational materials, referrals, and support following the birth of their children through First Steps.

8 teen mothers and their children resided at Oak Haven Second Chance Group Home. Oak Haven provided 24-hour supervision, food, clothing, transportation, medical and dental needs, counseling, and life skills training.

17 children who have been sexually abused received 222 individual virtual counseling sessions in lieu of Camp A.I.M.

140 abused and neglected children who were in the custody of the state received advocacy services through Murray/Whitfield CASA.

3,724 children participated in Kids on the Block presentations on physical abuse, sexual abuse, and/or bullying.

40 children who are being raised by their grandparents received a total of 240 units of tutoring services.

960 books were distributed to children.

35 parents receive 15-week group-based Nurturing classes as part of their court-mandated case plans.

193 custodial grandparents and their 227 grandchildren received services through Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.

1,875 individuals received assistance with food, clothing, diapers, furniture.

135 volunteers dedicated 5,303 hours of service

29 veterans who are raising grandchildren received services through the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program.