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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Family Resource Center South Atlantic’s SRAE program (Youth mPOWER!) aims to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and other related risky behaviors in 12 counties across North Carolina.
The curriculum supports school readiness with activities that are naturally interesting to the child as well as meaningful to the parent.
Reentry services to returning adult citizens and justice involved individuals (ages 25 and up) to support the successful transition.
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.
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.