Healthy Parenting & COVID-19

Parenting in the age of COVID-19 is NOT easy. The pandemic has caused high unemployment, widespread social isolation, and created widespread uncertainty and even panic. To slow the spread of the virus, many school systems have gone to virtual classes this fall. This can add stress to family members who find themselves without childcare or […]

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Treating Children in the Time of Coronavirus

Children’s Services Supervisor, Madalyn Caldwell, EdS, LPC, talks about resilience and how the department pivoted to make sure services for children continued, and even grew, during COVID-19.

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FSC Launches Webinar Series for Parents: How to Talk to Your Teen about Dating

Starting in August, FSC will host a series of webinars designed for parents of dating-aged teenagers. “Dating is a whole new world in the digital age. Unfortunately, many parents are not informed, and teens are not prepared. When you look at the statistic that 33% of adolescents in America are victim to sexual, physical, verbal, […]

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Back to School Supply Drive

This year, Back to School looks a little different because of COVID-19 restrictions. Children in the Family Sunshine Shelter or counseling are at risk of starting the new school year without the critical supplies and tools they need for academic success. We are creating individualized back to school packs for all of our clients to […]

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Adopt-A-Student School Uniform Drive

Kids in the Family Sunshine Center shelters and in counseling are going back to school.  We want to make sure that they have everything they need for a successful school year, including school uniforms. Studies have shown a strong correlation between student access to school uniforms and student attendance. Starting the school year with new […]

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