Breaking the Cycle of Abuse
Carlos’s life turned upside-down the day his mother started dating Dan, the man who would eventually become his stepfather.
Ten-year-old Carlos, had a bad feeling when his mother’s boyfriend, Dan, moved into their home. Dan quickly took control of the household--deciding what TV shows the family could watch, when the kitchen was “open,” and who would do the chores. learn more
Program Spotlight Video: Family Therapy & Parent Education
Staff members & clients share how we're helping parents learn how to better support, protect and connect with their children.
To watch the video, click here.
Caring for Those Who Cared for Us
Paul and his brother Mike came to Families First at a crossroads in their family story.
Their mother, Luella, had always been an accomplished, independent woman. Lately, however, she seemed forgetful and confused, and exhibited some strange behaviors. learn more
The Power of Play Therapy
Five-year-old Trevor had a story to tell; he just
didn’t have a way to tell it.

His mother had called Families First, concerned with her son’s frequent, uncontrollable outbursts of anger. Staff recommended that Trevor begin meeting with Brenda, a play therapist. learn more

We Put Families First

Strong families are the foundation of a healthy society. Families are the first nurturers, educators, protectors and caregivers. For most of us, family is the most meaningful part of our life story. Family is where our story begins. Family is where our identity is first shaped.

Over 8,000 individuals come through the doors of Families First each year with a broken family story – a relationship suffering due to addiction, a child coping with the loss of a parent, a single mother or father overwhelmed with financial stress. Families First has the resolve and expertise to create healthier communities by strengthening families and individuals during life challenges and changes.

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Volunteer

Volunteer

Want to make a difference in your community? At Families First we have a diverse range of volunteer opportunities. Whatever your passion, we’ll help you find a role that fits your talents and schedule! Find Out More.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services

We offer affordable, professional counseling services for families and individuals. Learn more or schedule an initial appointment today!

Addictions Treatment

Addictions Treatment

Outpatient Treatment Groups offering counseling, support and understanding. To enroll in a program or find out more about our services, click here.