FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
SOUTH BAY AND PINE HILL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER IS ONE OF SEVERAL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERS (FRC) THROUGHOUT HUMBOLDT COUNTY. AN FRC IS A PLACE WHERE COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN ACCESS SERVICES AND RESOURCES WITHIN THEIR OWN NEIGHBORHOODS. WE FOCUS ON IMPROVING THE WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITIES BY OFFERING REFERRALS AND LINKAGES TO SERVICES.
SERVICES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS, FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS include, but are not limited to:
Family Services: family resource libraries, parenting workshops, clothing, emergency transportation, emergency basic needs, insurance Medi-Cal, CalWORKS and CalFresh enrollment assistance
Food: food backpack program for students, holiday food distribution, supper program in the afterschool program
Multi-Cultural: translating, interpreting, cultural presentations, multilingual information, bilingual children’s books, adult English language classes
Academic: after school intervention, tutoring, educational materials, family support, school advocacy, student recognition
Health: healthcare and dental referrals, health and nutrition education, lice eradication
Mental Health: outreach and identification, assessments, early intervention, counseling, peer groups
Community: family events, adult education, no-cost community meeting
facilities, volunteer opportunities, and recognition.
Community Advocacy: participation in local regional and state committees, network with state and federal organizations, a representative for children and family support services