Family Resource Center South Atlantic
- The Family Resource Center South Atlantic (FRCSA) has delivered effective and quality services for Wake, Durham, and surrounding communities providing prevention and intervention services to strengthen families and communities. As a family-centered agency, FRCSA has solidified its standing as a stable dedicated leader continuing to develop, implement, and evaluate programs designed to ultimately help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency.
- Celebrating over 20 plus years, the FRCSA has extensive experience serving the high need, most vulnerable populations with programs and services that promote responsible fatherhood, strengthen family relationships, support formerly incarcerated individuals, and foster youth and early childhood development.
Family Resource Center South Atlantic Fatherhood Program
What we do? Day 2 Day Dads works to improve employment and economic mobility opportunities; foster healthy relationships and strengthen child- family engagement among fathers in Wake, Durham and Edgecombe Counties.
24 Million children are without their father in the home.
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Teens Against Bullying
This is a teen-empowered program with three levels that focus on meeting the needs of all youth victimized by bullying.
The curriculum supports school readiness with activities that are naturally interesting to the child as well as meaningful to the parent.
Foster Care Family Support
Although being a foster parent is rewarding, it can also be difficult. It is important for foster parents to find support.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Family Resource Center South Atlantic’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free income tax assistance for hard working families and individuals in Wake County. Our coalition of partner organizations provides E-Filing of your Federal and State tax returns.
Our community volunteers are IRS certified tax preparers who provide high quality, confidential services, ensuring maximization of the tax credits you qualify for.
Adolescence is exciting but difficult. The Parenting Wisely program recognizes the negative behaviors of adolescents can be turned around by a positive and supportive family structure.
This model promotes closer relationships within the family, improved communication, increased confidence for both parents and teens, higher levels of empathy, and stronger understanding of developmental stages, roles, and effective responses to challenging situations.
Safe Spaces for Wake Supervised Visitation Program provides specific and curriculum guided skills and core concepts for building healthier family relationships in a neutral setting for families referred by Wake County Human Services to aide in the reunification process.
A unique component of the program is the utilization of pre-visit and post-visit briefings, which are 15-minute consultation sessions between the parent(s) and the Parent Visitation Coach (PVC). Safe Spaces for Wake emphasizes creating a safe and healthy family environment for children with their parents in charge.
Teens Against Bullying
The Youth Council (ages 10-13) and Teen Peer Leaders (ages 14-17) develop skills in a biweekly support group to advocate for themselves and peers to respond to bullying effectively and prevent further incidences. Mentors attend school appointments and facilitate the youth (ages 6-17) in navigating the system, making referrals to therapeutic services and informing them of legal rights.