The Family Center is a visitation facility for parents and children who are in foster care that are referred by the county. Referred services provided at the Family Center include:
Providing an atmosphere that is respectful and compassionate
Facilitating family visitation referrals from Shasta County
Scheduling supervised, monitored and unsupervised visits on and off site
Providing visitation documentation to social workers and the court
Offering feedback to parents with their input
Providing parent support during visits
Providing healthy snacks and activities during visitations
Encouraging positive relationships between foster parents and birth parents
Working on enhancing parenting skills through parenting classes
Parenting instruction tailored to the needs of the individuals
We hope that through the encouragement and guidance of staff members, families can build positive, lasting relationships and memories with each other.Colby Lee
The Family Center Offers Parenting Classes!
Parenting classes are offered in two sections:
Parents begin with five Intake classes where topics include Self-esteem, CFS Overview, Stress Management, Communication, and Domestic Violence. After the completion of the Intake classes, parents receive a Certificate of Completion.
The next portion of classes, consist of eleven classes that follow the evidence-based Positive Parenting Program (Triple P). Once classes are completed, a Certificate of Completion is issued. Child care is provided.
To sign up for parenting class, please come by our office or call us if you need more information.
Shasta County Family Center
Colby Lee, M.A., Program Manager
Monday-Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm