We can provide assistance to you at your home, with your family, or in our agency with people who have similar concerns.
Just remember, it’s okay to ask for help – regardless of your situation.
We can help you make a difference.
Chances are you already have plenty of skills that can help you strengthen your family. It’s our job to help you identify and build upon those skills.
We can help you cope with the growing stress of day-to-day life. Feel good about yourself and your role as a parent. Recognize when your child is growing properly. Get along better in your relationships. Learn how to manage your child’s behavior. Control your temper. And, ultimately, keep your family together in a stable, nurturing environment.
But there may be times when you need extra help to change your situation for the better. We can arrange for those services when necessary. We can help you:
- Cope with the stresses of parenting
- Increase knowledge of child development and strengthen the parent/child relationship
- Obtain food, clothing, shelter, or emergency financial assistance
- Apply for Medicaid
- Enter education or vocational programs
- Locate appropriate day care for your children or advocate for them in school
- Get referrals for prevention of domestic violence
- Seek treatment for drugs, alcohol dependency, or mental health problems
- Provide evidenced based , in home, therapeutic interventions
- Attend a Parenting Group
“After working with Catholic Family Center, we improved our parenting skills and have learned how to cope better with the challenges our children present to us.”
Program referral questions should be directed to the General Preventive Program at (585) 262-7100.
To make a referral for the General Preventive Program, please call the Monroe County Department of Human Services, please call (585) 753-5821.
In order to be eligible for services, there must be an identified child(ren) at risk of foster are and/or abuse and neglect.