Posted at 21:30h
in Success Stories
was recently awarded a $2,500 grant from the Flo Harris Foundation
to support their Thriving Families Program (previously Street Outreach Services SOS program).
Bullying, depression, suicide, and unrealistic demands on children and families can lead to overwhelming levels of family distress. Inability to access appropriate services is one of the biggest barriers for families who are homeless, Spanish-speaking, or have mental health issues. Barriers can include limited knowledge of how/where to access services, cultural stigmas surrounding health issues, lack of knowledge about what services are available or how to pay for services, and transportation to services.