Family Friend

Be A Family Friend

Safe Families is committed to supporting parents and bringing love and healing into families that are often isolated and alone.

By becoming a Family Friend, your mentoring relationship becomes the cornerstone of healthy living and healing as you support and strengthen a struggling family so that they may thrive.

Responsibilities of a Family Friend may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Providing friendship4page-img2
  2. Listening when a parent wants to talk
  3. Providing encouragement when a parent needs a little extra support
  4. Sharing helpful information about parenting and life in general
  5. Connecting needy parents to a vast resource network of services and items available at minimal cost.
  6. Supporting parents with children placed with Host Families
  7. Advocating with/for families seeking the proper academic setting, mental and physical health opportunities and other resources for their children.

Family Friends are trained volunteers that are supported by a network of resources that includes: community development organizations, schools, clinics, counseling and churches.