The Best Buy Teen Tech Center, located at Family Service Association’s The Neighborhood Place, has received much-deserved renovations.
Younique collects & donates baby diapers, formula and more to Family Service Association’s families in need.
Family Service Association is committed to helping reduce the number of child abuse cases in San Antonio. One way we’re doing that is through a unique pilot program called Promotoras. By Mary E. Garr – President/CEO, Family Service Association of San Antonio May 11, 2018 Promotoras – a pilot program to help end child abuse Updated 11:18 am, Friday, May 11, 2018 When a child is born, it’s usually a time of celebration for the happy couple and family. But
In a city where teens struggle to earn a high school diploma, Family Service is reframing youths’ self-perception, awareness, and actualization through teen-led groups fostering positive peer networks and combating bullying, exploratory learning, and community transformation through service and civic engagement. By Mary E. Garr – President/CEO, Family Service Association of San Antonio Jun 8, 2018 Organization empowers families in crisis – San Antonio Business Journal As Maria Juarez started wrapping up her day of job training at one
When Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales (D5) learned that her district was home to the highest incidence of child abuse in the San Antonio metropolitan area last year, she teamed up with the Family Service Association to launch a pilot program to train promotoras on how to educate the community and equip them to intervene. Read More.
Traditionally, promotoras in the Hispanic community have been bilingual health advocates from the neighborhoods they serve. Now ten promotoras are in City Council district 5, working with at-risk families to prevent child abuse and neglect.