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CFRC will open at 10 am on Friday, February 21, 2020.

Child Care & Parenting
Resources In One Location

We nurture the development of children by building a strong foundation of family and community.

We know that the first five years of a child’s life are the most important developmentally and that they set the foundation for a child’s future. Our parenting programs work to create positive, nurturing relationships between the child and the parents and break the chains of negative behaviors and parenting techniques. We focus on developmentally appropriate behaviors and activities so both the child and parents feel prepared not only for kindergarten but for the bright future ahead of them. The thirteen programs and one scholarship offered at the Center focus on improving the quality of child care programs in the county, increasing educational opportunities and the skill level of child care providers, and preventing abuse and neglect through intensive parent education, ensuring a healthy start in the child’s life and helping them reach their full potential.

Here are some ways CFRC can help:

  • Training and technical assistance for child care providers
  • Parent Education & Support
  • Educational Library
  • Scholarship Programs

Children & Family Resource Center hires new director

After a nationwide search that yielded more than 100 applicants, and after four rounds of vetting and interviewing, the center announced that Jamie Wiener has accepted the role as executive director, Anderson Ellis, the immediate past president of the CFRC Board and...

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Transition for kids can be smoother

Transitions happen and children watch adults model how to navigate them. Approaching this return-to-school time in a conscious way can reduce stress for everyone and teach children life skills. Remember how you felt? Your child may or may not share these same...

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Freeman to leave Children & Family Resource Center

Once, my youngest child told me I was cheering for the wrong team. No, I wasn’t. To me, it’s never been only about my team (except maybe when we went to the state playoffs); instead, it’s about cheering for ALL kids and celebrating when they do a great job. That’s how...

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