Working Together, Moving Forward
Families is one of the many services Youth for Change provides to youth
on the Ridge. The Paradise Ridge Strengthening Families Program (PRSFP)
at the The Family Place serves Paradise Ridge families with children
ages 0-5 years old. The program aims to improve the ability for
families to meet basic needs, support children's social and emotional
health and school readiness, and prevent child abuse and neglect. These
goals will be met through the implementation of seven strategies:
linking families to services; strengthening parenting skills;
responding to family crisis; enhancing children's social-emotional
growth; developing families' social networks; and identifying early
signs of child abuse and neglect.
For all Ridge families to be happy, healthy, thriving and actively
engaged with each other and the community with children reaching their
To effectively collaborate with community partners to provide services
and resources that empower, strengthen and preserve families with
children in order to equip them to succeed socially, emotionally,
physically and financially.
5 Protective Factors:
Resilience: This means to be both strong and flexible. Be
handle life's challenging situations. Bounce back when we get knocked
Connections: Parents need friends and family members to
back; people they can go to when in need.
of Parenting and Child Development: Part of being a great
part natural and part learned. Children don't come with a manual; we
need to have tools in our parent toolbox.
Social and Emotional
Competence of Children: Parents need to help their
communicate. Social and emotional skills are things like dealing with
conflict, making friends, expressing your emotions in a positive way.
Supports in Times of Need: Everyone needs help sometimes.
This is both
in times of crisis (physical or emotional). It also means getting help
with your role as a provider.
Programs We Offer (all free of cost):
Registered families can host their child's
here, have birthday cards sent to their child, and even select a gift
for their child.
Learn to cook favorite recipes
while meeting other parents. Make the recipe here and take it home to
share with the family. Children are welcome. Frequency -- once a month.
dads and kids can enjoy quality time with one
while eating Dolly O' Donuts and participating in fun projects.
Frequency -- one a month.
Mother to Mother:
Is parenting not what
you thought it would be? Come talk it out with other moms feeling the
same. Frequency -- twice a month
classes are provided by Butte College -- Foster Kinship Program and are
FREE of cost. Classes are Fridays from 9:00am -12:00pm.
Age appropriate activities that the parent and child can
engage in together. Frequency -- twice a month
Parents and children interact in age appropriate, fun and
educational activities. Frequency -- once a week.
Concrete Supports Offered:
*Must schedule an appointment and have requested documentation
- Clothing (children ages 0-5)
- Food Vouchers
- Baby Items
- Car Seat Checks
- Transportation Vouchers*
- Back to School Assistance
- Holiday Programs
- Utility Assistance*
- Housing Assistance*
- Laundry Vouchers
Parents meet and discuss ideas that they
to see in our program and our community. The idea is for parents to
have a voice on the Ridge. Ideas will then be brought to the attention
of local decision makers. All community members are welcome to attend.
A group of community representatives from
community service providers with the goal of connecting services and
using resources to provide effective services to families with children
ages 0-5. All community members are welcome to attend.
The Family Place
1007 Bille Road
(Across from Walgreens)
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