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NETWORK OF MUTUAL SUPPORT AND SELF-HELP PROGRAM

Award Information

Award #
2001-JS-FX-0005
Location
Awardee County
Cook
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2001
Total funding (to date)
$1,483,283

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $299,340)

Circle of Parents, a national network of parent self-help and mutual support group programs. will work to strengthen existing parent support programs and create new ones through the work of 23 statewide and 2 large metropolitan networks. Various strategies to promote this growth and development will be implemented and tailored to the specific needs of the communities served by each network organization. The overall goal of this effort is to prevent child abuse and neglect through the empowerment of parents and volunteers who work together to create solutions through participation in mutual self-help support group programs.
NCA/NCF

Prevent Child Abuse America (PCA America) and the National Family Support Roundtable (Roundtable) successfully collaborated to launch Circle of Parents, a national organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect through parent self-help and mutual support group programs. It is the intent of PCA America to support both administratively and through its research department the capacity of Circle of Parents to strengthen existing and create new parent support programs through 24 statewide and 2 metropolitan Roundtable member organizations. Various strategies to promote this growth and development are to be implemented and tailored to the specific needs of the communities served by each organization. The overall goal of this effort is to prevent child abuse and neglect through the empowerment of parents and volunteers who work together to create solutions through participation in mutual self-help support group programs.

NCA/NCF

Circle of Parents, a national network of parent self-help and mutual support group programs. will work to strengthen existing parent support programs and create new ones through the work of 23 statewide and 2 large metropolitan networks. Various strategies to promote this growth and development will be implemented and tailored to the specific needs of the communities served by each network organization. The overall goal of this effort is to prevent child abuse and neglect through the empowerment of parents and volunteers who work together to create solutions through participation in mutual self-help support group programs.
NCA/NCF

Prevent Child Abuse America (PCA America) and the National Family Support Roundtable (Roundtable) successfully collaborated to launch Circle of Parents, a national organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect through parent self-help and mutual support group programs. It is the intent of PCA America to support both administratively and through its research department the capacity of Circle of Parents to strengthen existing and create new parent support programs through 24 statewide and 2 metropolitan Roundtable member organizations. Various strategies to promote this growth and development are to be implemented and tailored to the specific needs of the communities served by each organization. The overall goal of this effort is to prevent child abuse and neglect through the empowerment of parents and volunteers who work together to create solutions through participation in mutual self-help support group programs.

NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 28, 2001