April 3, 2014

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Remember When . . .

Family Resource Center had an office on Lindell Boulevard?

Greg Echele at the FRC office on Lindell Boulevard

Greg Echele at the FRC office on Lindell Boulevard

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April 1, 2014

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies and activities and promote prevention across the country. Following is a calendar of events to give you some ideas about how you can get involved!

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For more information about Child Abuse Prevention Month, please visit the Children’s Bureau.

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March 28, 2014

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FRC Receives Grant from Green Foundation for Sensory Room

Screen Shot 2013-12-19 at 9.59.33 PMThrough a grant of $10,000 from the Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation, the abused and neglected children in Family Resource Center’s Therapeutic Day Treatment Preschool will soon have a “Sensory Room” to help them deal with the effects of their abuse.  Each piece of equipment in the Sensory Room will be designed to meet a sensory need for a hurting child: a reassuring “hug” from a compression vest, deep pressure from crawling into a “steamroller,” or a release of pent-up tension among the room’s colorful mats and balls.

For over sixty years, the Green Foundation, a private philanthropy, has been committed to “improving the quality of life in Missouri.”   Thank you, Green Foundation!

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