Downtown Truckee Wine Walk & Shop Selects The Family Resource Center of Truckee as 2012 Event Beneficiary
We promote social and economic success in our community by providing education, mobilizing resources and advocating for change.
To connect families and individuals in our community to support their overall well-being.
To promote positive parent-child interactions
To promote optimal child and family health
To increase individual and family self-sufficiency
The Family Resource Center of Truckee is a one-stop hub where individuals and families can obtain the services and referrals they need to be self-sufficient. We provide a wide variety of programs, including support for at-risk families in the prevention of child abuse and neglect, early childhood development activities, free legal services, emergency assistance for utility shut-off, energy-saving audits, and outreach for local workforce housing.
All programs offered at FRC of Truckee build on family strengths and assets and are delivered through strategies of prevention, education, support networking and collaboration with other resources in the community. Family Advocates help community members with complex needs navigate the service delivery system.
In areas where we do not provide the direct service needed by a family, we refer to the appropriate nonprofit or county agency that can help. We are Truckee's one-stop location for programs and referrals focused on building family health and strength.
Our clients include the working poor, the unemployed, and the homeless, seasonal workers, individuals on fixed incomes, single parents, the elderly, individuals with physical disabilities and individuals with mental health issues.
During the last six years, we have seen a dramatic 926% increase of clients seeking services at the FRC of Truckee.
During the last six years, we have seen a significant change in the ethnicity of our clients.
Fiscal Year 2010-2011 the Family Resource Center of Truckee (FRC of Truckee) served 985 households, with 46 of those households being case managed. The FRC of Truckee Family Advocates worked with families and individuals to ensure that, medical, mental health, vision, dental, enrichment and basic needs were met.
For the 2010-2011 year, cased managed families we worked with have demonstrated statistically significant progress towards self-reliance in the following domains: adult education, employment, family relations, health care access, mental health, parenting skills, support network, and utility assistance.