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Kinship Care

Presently support and assist Parent As Teacher Program which is done in the home with the child's caregivers for ages birth - 5 years, Tough Love a teenage support group for parents, Story Hour for children with activities. We are hoping to start a new program for grandparents raising their grandchildren in the near future.

Basic Information

Organization
Family Resource Center, United Way of Blair County
Contact Person
Denise Adams
Phone Number
814-941-7711
Fax Number
814-946-5113
Address
5414 6th Ave.
Altoona, PA
County
Blair
Geographical area(s) in which services are provided
Blair County
Approximate Number Of Families Serviced
63

Program Information

Description: Eligibility for parents with children age 0-5; no income guidelines
Programs offered: Parents Teach (main program), Free parenting classes, Tots to Toddler program(0-4yrs), Stuff to Bus (give school supplies; all ages), Home visitation program

Social/Emotional Support

  • Caregiver Support Groups
  • Provide child care for meetings
Basic Living Resources
  • Day Care and referral services: financial, clothing and food.

Meetings

Frequency Of Meetings
Monthly
Average Number of Participants
6
Level of Formality
Not Particularly Formal/Informal

Assistance Needed

What assistance might your group/program need to better obtain your objective(s) (e.g., identifying potential speakers, gathering information, obtaining publications, etc.)?
Identifying potential speakers, gathering information, obtaining publications