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Family Wellness

Our Family Wellness Program connects low-income, immigrant and recently arrived children and families to vital services and local resources.

BUILDING INDIVIDUAL AND COMMUNITY RESILIENCE BY INCREASING ACCESS TO NEEDED SOCIAL SERVICES, FOSTERING SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND SOCIAL INTEGRATION

We respond to the needs of families facing multiple barriers or in crisis as a result of migratory status, poverty, social isolation, violence, and other social and health disparities. The program emphasizes participant-centered, strength-based, and culturally affirming approaches to support the families we partner with.

Family Wellness Program staff guide participants through crisis management, make referrals, advocate on their behalf and provide emotional supports that helps families advance on their path towards self-sufficiency and social integration.

We work closely with partner agencies to connect families to health services and academic support, job training and employment programs, food pantries, shelter and rental subsidies, arts and cultural activities among other critical resources.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

  • Low-income and immigrant families with children birth to 18-years-old
  • Recently arrived unaccompanied children and families in San Francisco Immigration Court

YOU AND YOUR FAMILY CAN ACCESS:

  • Comprehensive case management and family support
  • Information, referrals and service connection
  • Individual and family counseling
  • System navigation and advocacy
  • Language access support

CARECEN IS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING NETWORKS:

  • San Francisco Chicano, Latino, Indígena Family Resource System
  • San Francisco Language Access Network

Family Wellness services are FREE and in Spanish and English

Hours of operation: Monday–Friday | 9am–5pm

CARECEN SF Family Wellness and Health Promotion programs are located at Kali K'ìin offices, a collaboration and co-location of programs with Instituto Familiar de La Raza | 3143 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 | Family Wellness program 415-872-7465