At Family Resource Centers Network of California, we:
Provide cutting-edge and highly relevant professional development opportunities for front-line staff and leaders at Early Start Family Resource Centers.
Connect families and community partners to services and resources supporting children with disabilities. We also forge deep partnerships with community and statewide stakeholders to benefit children throughout the state.
We create and refine standards of practice for Early Start staff, including setting data and evaluation procedures to streamline outcomes across the network.
We sit at many tables and use our collective voice to improve access for families, ensuring that children receive the services that they need and deserve.
Who do we serve?
Families and children
Helping families connect to much needed services and resources for children with disabilities (birth to three).
Early Start Family Resource Center staff
Equipping all staff with high-quality professional development opportunities, access to resources, and mentoring and coaching.
Developing strong partnerships and collaboration across the state with dozens of partners.
Vicky Moreno, Exceptional Family Resource Center/Centro de Recursos para Familias Excepcionales
As a family resource specialist, I've been able to participate in several webinars and I love how easy, interactive, and full of information they are. I've been able to share some of the strategies with the families we serve but also as a mom myself with all the craziness of the current times I've been able to use these strategies on my family.
Marcella Frankson, Early Start Resource Specialist, Exceptional Family Early Start Resource Center, Bishop, CA
I am an Early Start Resource Specialist in Inyo County and mother of five. Living in a small rural community sources are limited as is. By gaining the information that is provided by FRCNCA I am able to share with families that are in need of these sources. I myself with children in service programs find it at most beneficial. Thank you again FRCNCA for your amazing work in all that you have done.
Gina M. Stabile, Assistant Manager, Children, Family and Advocacy Services, Alpha Resource Center
My mentor and manager always says, “I do not know everything, but I do a lot of smart people.” As I grow and learn, the FRCNCA allows me to meet and learn from a lot of smart people and in turn helps me support the families I serve better.
We are grateful for the ongoing support of the Department of Developmental Services. As a membership organization, we are proud to also support our operations with membership fees. Please see this contract for more information.