Located in Logan County, the Family Resource Center is dedicated to encouraging the development of healthy children and strong family units by providing support systems, parent education, and referral services.
We believe that healthy families are the foundation of a healthy society.
We believe that all children deserve to have healthy families who will support, educate, nurture, protect and encourage them.
We believe that an entire community is responsible for lifting up and supporting its members for the betterment of all.
Family Resource Center was a grass roots effort started by a child welfare caseworker in 2006 out of the recognized need for a community based, professionally supervised parent/child visitation center. In the following years more community needs were identified, such as the need for year round parenting classes that are open to the whole community. Two types of parenting classes have been offered by the Resource Center, beginning in 2007 and continuing to the present time. In 2009 a need for enhanced support for youth was identified. Out of this need grew the program named Game Plan for Success. Game Plan for Success has evolved from a 1:1 mentoring program to two teen clubs that meet weekly during the school year. The teen clubs serve middle school students and high school students, beginning with 7th grade and extending through the senior year in high school. Throughout the history of Family Resource Center the organization has taken seriously its responsiblity to disseminate resource information in the community and to make links between people with needs and resources which are available. In addition, the Resource Center has become a "go to" place for other services. In 2012 the Resource Center was given a 15 year gifted lease on a two story building. The Resource Center benefits from renting the upper story to businesses and therapists. The Resource Center freely shares the first floor space with service organizations and services that help people live healthy lifestyles. Some of those collaborations are ......