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Earlimart Family Resource Center Open House

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 22:36

Earlimart Family Resource Center Open House

Visalia, CA – March 8, 2010 - The community of Earlimart will soon have a long awaited

resource open its doors. It is a Family Resource Center where residents can learn

about and receive services offered by local organizations. The Earlimart Family

Resource Center is housed in a converted movie theater located at 114 North Front

Street. The center will hold an Open House Wednesday, March 17th, 12:00-6:00pm,

with door prizes, appetizers and tours of the facility.

The Family Resource Center will offer accessible services and referrals so that families

can become self-sufficient and children can become successful students. The mission

of the center is to increase family success by providing a system of services that are

culturally sensitive, comprehensive and responsive to families’ unique needs.

Services will include Health Education, Early Mental Health Education, Family Services,

Family Case Management, Services for Families in Crisis, Parent Education and Skills

Training through the Families Improving Education Initiative, Gang Awareness and

Prevention Education, and Child Development. Additional services will include Practical

Services, Job Training, Energy Assistance, Food Stamp Application, Junior Youth

Leadership, Emergency Shelter Resources, Food, Clothing and Basic Needs.

The Family Resource Center is a joint effort between local government, non-profit, and

private companies who offer services to rural communities. The Earlimart Center is a

collaboration between CSET, the Earlimart School District, HHSA, Tulare Youth

Services Bureau, Earlimart Health Care, Family Services and numerous partners and

friends of the community of Earlimart.

About CSET

CSET, a nonprofit Community Action Agency, seeks to strengthen youth, families and

communities through education, employment training, youth development, mentoring,

leadership building, job creation, housing, environmental stewardship and other

strategies that support self-reliant families and caring communities.

312 N.W. 3rd Avenue  Visalia, CA 93291

Phone: (559) 732-4194  Fax: (559) 733-3971

www.cset.org

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