We serve over 7,000 clients per month with support services such as: fitness classes, gym attendance, nutrition seminars, resume building, rental assistance, food assistance, utility assistance, tutoring, I.S.A.T training, back to school rallies, Smarties consisting of critical thinking, arts and crafts, drama, math and reading skills. These enrichment activities will help to prepare individuals to be able to compete in society.
We will do this by creating programs that address all segments of the family. Our priority target population is residents of Lake County who fall below the national guidelines of poverty. According to the U.S. census newly released data from 2010 states that 46.2 million live below the poverty line, a poverty line of 15.1%. With these numbers as high as they are Family First feels an urgent obligation to support families to empower themselves and defeat poverty for the success of their families and community.