Strengthening Families Program (SFP)

Youth ages 10-14 and their parents/caregivers

Incentives and weekly raffles Bilingual English-Spanish

A program that builds families from the inside out!

  • Youth must be Middle School aged, 10-14 years old
  • Parents/Caregivers must be able to communicate in Spanish, Bilingual preferred
  • Youth must be able to communicate in English, Bilingual preferred
  • Commit to attending at least 12 of the 14 sessions in order to graduate
Program Summary

SFP is a program that focuses on improving parenting skills, family relationships, and life skills, addresses teen behaviors while supporting their goals and dreams, and teaches parents how to communicate with their children on the topics of alcohol and drugs.

  • 14-week program for parents/caregivers of middle school aged youth
  • Youth and their parents learn and practice skills to held build a strong family such as communication, rewarding good behavior, setting limits, and family meetings
  • Family meal served at every session
  • Babysitting services for children 10 and under
  • Meet other parents and youth with similar stories
  • Families earn $50 -$100 and youth get a $25-$50 gift card at the completion of the program
  • Weekly raffles and family portraits at Graduation

The program is offered year round via 3 cycles. Each cycle is 14 weeks in duration.

  • 14 weeks, 2.5 hours per week (2 concurrent cycles)
  • Orientation: September 2016 @ 6:00PM
  • Session Dates: September – December
  • Days: Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • Times: 6:00PM – 8:30PM
  • 14 weeks, 2.5 hours per week
  • Orientation: January 2016 @ 6:00PM
  • Session Dates: February – May 2016
  • Days: Wednesdays
  • Times: 6:00PM – 8:30PM

Hector Ramos, Site Coordinator
(415) 487-6707

Download an Application

Funded by DPH

Last but not least…

Families that have gone through our program have shown great improvement in communication, family bonding, and overall family cohesion. Our goal is to teach you the tools, yours is to use them.