Family Support

Providing a safe and stable home for your children is very important to you as a parent. We know you want to be able to consistently achieve this goal on your own.

The Jane Boyd Family Support Program operates out of the Harambee House providing community-based services for parents with children under the age of 18. Family Support workers assist families in designing their individual plans to become self sufficient through housing supports, parenting capacity and meeting their basic needs by building family and a community support network. 

This service is available at no charge.

Can I Join?

You can sign up if you:

  • Are willing to commit to meet regularly with a Community Services Specialist
  • Live in Cedar Rapids

How FSW Works

You’ll partner with a Community Service Specialist who will meet with you for 9-12 months to assist with goal setting and navigating community resources.

Our team of certified family specialists are here to support families to strengthen their resolve and resilience. The program includes:

Identify family strengths

Your worker will help you set realistic goals for success.

Look at available options

Options within Jane Boyd, Four Oaks and other community options will be considered.

Attend regular meetings with your specialist

The frequency of the meetings will be based on your family's needs. 

 

Jane Boyd Family Support

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You Can Help

Our mission is to enhance the academic, emotional and social wellbeing of children and families in our diverse community with programs focused on developing successful and productive adults.

You can make a difference by partnering with Jane Boyd. Contact us to find out how.

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