Family Support Services
Domestic Violence Help:
Family Support Services (FSS) focuses on providing crisis intervention, needs assessment, safety planning, and psycho-education to adults and children who are victims of domestic violence. Launched in January 2016, the program offers support to our clients in immediate or imminent danger of being hurt by an intimate partner or to children who are abused, neglected or have witnessed family violence.
The Family Support Services program is operated out of the Corona-Norco United Way offices in partnership with La Sierra University and is funded entirely by various grants and donations from corporate sponsors and individuals like you. This program strives to:
Address client’s safety.
Develop a Plan of Action for preventing recurring violence in the family.
Provide victims with additional tools to obtain self-sufficiency.
This program offers these useful tools:
- Parenting classes.
- Support groups.
- Individual and confidential counseling to victims through Child Abuse Treatment Program (CHAT).
- For Children - we offer children's workshops and support.
- Connect you to local shelters and legal advocates.
Children's Wellness Program
The Corona-Norco United Way is proud to announce our new Children's Wellness Program. Thanks to Project Kids and other generous donors, our new center is focused specifically on children within our service area that has witnessed or been affected by domestic violence. This great new center offers such programs as:
- Workshops for children and teens affected by domestic violence.
- Workshops include developing positive coping mechanisms, bullying, internet safety, and teen dating violence.
- Tutoring services.
- Homework Club.
Financial Independence Training
As another useful tool for our clients, we offer Financial Independence Training (FIT). The purpose of this is to help our students gain financial independence by:
- Offering debt plans.
- Budget and financial goal setting.
- Understanding credit.
- Connect our students with other financial resources.
The FSS program serves families who:
Live within the Corona-Norco United Way service areas (Corona, Norco, and surrounding unincorporated areas).
For clients interested in enrolling, you must bring proof of residence (I.D., driver's license, utility bill within the last 3 months)
Are in immediate or imminent danger.
- Have been affected by domestic violence.
Walk-ins are welcome. However, for the safety and quality of services to our clients and staff, appointments are strongly recommended.
Services are FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL.