The Family Care Network is a private, nonprofit children and families services provider. Established in 1987 for the purpose of creating family-based treatment programs as an alternative to group home or institutional care for children and youth, the agency, accredited by the California Alliance of Child and Family Services, operates multiple programs designed to strengthen and preserve families and individuals.
The agency’s programs have grown to serve over 1,800 foster and high-needs children, youth and families annually in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties through 17 distinct programs in five service divisions, including:
1) Therapeutic Foster Care;
2) Family Support Services;
3) Transitional Housing Services;
4) Early Intervention and Prevention Services; and
5) Community-Linked Services.
The Family Care Network’s programs are designed to strengthen and preserve families and individuals, and are delivered in partnership with numerous governmental agencies, community-based organizations, schools, churches, local businesses and volunteers. The mission of the Family Care Network is “to enhance the wellbeing of children and families in partnership with our community.”
Our community is a vital part of the agency’s success. If you would like to support foster and high-needs children and families in our community, please contact us for more information on how you can become a foster parent or volunteer. Volunteer positions include: tutors, mentors, administrative volunteers and event volunteers. If you have a passion to help children and families, please let us know!
Phone- toll-free: 1-805-574-0122
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
FAMILY CARE NETWORK has a variety of ways you can impact the lives of foster and high-needs children and families in Santa Barbara… volunteer, intern, mentor, tutor, foster parenting, and help with special events.