Family Initiative teams up with Family Support Services to provide in Pinellas and Pasco counties

Family Initiative, a Florida-based nonprofit organization, has partnered with Family Support Services in Pinellas and Pasco counties to provide support to out-of-home caregivers to benefit children in the child welfare system. Family Initiative’s Family Impact Program supports caregivers in raising children from difficult backgrounds and includes caregiver education and in-home support. The education forums aid.

Family Initiative expands training, clinical support for caregivers of foster children in Miami-Dade, Sarasota and Manatee counties

Family Initiative, Inc. is expanding its child welfare contracts to provide training and clinical support to more out-of-home caregivers and foster families in the Sarasota and Miami areas. The Florida-based nonprofit was founded on the belief that every child and family should have the chance to thrive regardless of the challenges they may face. Family.

Family Initiative promotes Leigh Ann Drew to child welfare director

Family Initiative has promoted Leigh Ann Drew to child welfare director. In this role, Drew oversees all the child welfare programs and services statewide for the Florida-based nonprofit. Family Initiative focuses on providing compassionate training, education and support to families in two areas: those with children living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and those who.

Family Initiative recognizes National Foster Care Month

May is recognized as National Foster Care Month and is in acknowledgment of the 407,000 children and youth in foster care. The initiative by the Children’s Bureau is a time to appreciate the foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals and members of the community who contribute to the wellbeing and advancement.

Family Initiative announces Pat Webster Memorial Scholarship fund

Family Initiative, Inc., a Florida-based nonprofit organization serving children and families living with autism spectrum disorder, has announced the establishment of the Pat Webster Scholarship fund to provide opportunities for children, teens and young adults to succeed. “The scholarship fund is in honor of co-founder Eileen Webster’s mother, Pat Webster, and the force of good.

Family Initiative raises over $300,000 at 2022 Autism Acceptance Awards Gala

Family Initiative’s 2022 Autism Acceptance Awards Gala raised over $300,000, far surpassing the goal of $200,000, to provide family-centered compassionate support, innovative programs and evidence-based therapies to children, teens and young adults impacted by autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The annual celebration was held at the culmination of Autism Acceptance Month on April 30 at the.

Family Initiative hosts free autism screenings at Cape Coral campus

Family Initiative offers free autism screenings at its Cape Coral campus on the third Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon. The appointment-based screenings, designed for children through age three, are administered by Family Initiative’s expert clinicians. Family Initiative is a nonprofit that utilizes evidence-based services, innovative programs, applied training and individualized support.

Family Initiative introduces Autism Acceptance campaign

In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month in April, Family Initiative is launching a campaign aimed at helping the public shift perspective from awareness to acceptance as the nonprofit organization continues its advocacy for inclusiveness, understanding and compassion. The campaign will run in local media outlets, and on the Family Initiative website and social media channels..

Family Initiative launches Together We Succeed and Project Thrive programs for children in Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties

Family Initiative, the Florida-based nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of families and children in the welfare system, is launching two new voluntary programs – Together We Succeed and Project Thrive – to Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties. Family Initiative was founded in 2015 by David Brown and Anjali Van Drie in Southwest Florida.

Family Initiative presents Rock Autism on March 5

In an effort to raise funds for its expanding organization dedicated to enriching the lives of families and children impacted by autism spectrum disorder, Family Initiative is hosting Rock Autism for ages 21 and up on Saturday, March 5 from 6 to 10 p.m. The event inside Paragon Flight Training’s airline hangar at 511 Danley.