Bay Area Volunteers

Organization Profile

Family Works

http://familyworks.org

What We Do:

Founded in 1978, with offices in Marin County and Santa Clara, Family Works is a nonprofit dedicated to helping people of all ages meet life challenges by providing positive social-emotional support and psychotherapy. Family Works annually provides direct services to over 2,000 people of all income levels in 11 counties throughout the Bay Area. 35% of our clients are Hispanic, 60% Caucasian and 5% other.Our Mission: Family Works‚?? mission is to provide compassionate, effective and affordable mental health services that build essential life-skills and improve relationships.Our Vision:We envision a day when all people we serve will achieve emotional wellness and become engaged members of the community.Our Values:Client Focused: Our individualized services are driven by joint goal-setting with clients to improve their livesExcellence: Our staff have extensive training and use established and well researched techniques to provide the highest quality, most effective servicesDiversity: Our staff is diverse, culturally sensitive and inclusive to better serve, understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across culturesCollaboration: Our staff works with community partners to create lasting improvements for our clients and communities

Who We Are:

Free Preventive Mental Health OutreachFacilitated support groups for expectant and new mothers in Spanish.Preventive mental health services for high-risk middle school students to enhance their healthy growth, increase safety, & enrich their relationships.Preventive mental health services for at risk high-school students.On-Site Mental Health ServicesCounseling for individuals, children, teens and couples.Temperament programs for adults, children & professionalsMental health services through the Medi-Cal & California Victim Compensation Program.Mental health support for the LGBTQ community.Developmental Disabilities ServicesOne on one parenting support & life skills education for developmentally disabled adults. Building Provider CapacityTraining and supervision for Marriage & Family Therapist trainees/registered interns providing work with diverse individual and family clients.

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San Rafael, CA, 94903