Children & Families First, Safe and Stable Families

Program seeks grant proposal


The Promoting Safe and Stable Families Community Advisory Board at CHildren and Families First is now seeking proposals for mini-grant funding that focus on the following areas: healthy marriages/relationships, parenting, child / youth behavior, substance abuse, and fatherhood initiatives.

Priority will be given to those activities and programs located in the following zip code areas: 19931, 19939, 19940, 19945, 19947, 19956, 19966, 19967, 19970, 19973, and 19975.

Please contact Ruth Quinones at (302) 856-2388, ext. 148, or Kalissa Horne (302) 856-2388, ext. 142, Promoting Safe and Stable Families Consultants, or Brenda Smith, Promoting Safe and Stable Families Advisory Board President at (302) 856-2388, ext. 138 for an application. Requests are not to exceed $1,000 and are due no later than 4:00 pm on January 29, 2010. Proposals may be mailed or hand delivered to: Children & Families First, Attn: Promoting Safe and Stable Families, 410 S. Bedford St., Georgetown, DE 19947.

Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program have scheduled a mandatory community mini-grant workshop for January 20, 2010 at 5:30 pm at Children & Families First. It is required that all applicants attend. Failure to follow the guidelines of this application will result in no award.

Children & Families first is a not for profit social service agency that strengthens families and communities by providing quality social, educational and mental health services. It is a merger of Family Service Delaware, Children’s Bureau of Delaware, Turnabout Counseling and Community Services and the Perinatal Association of Delaware. Children & Families First is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children. The organization is a member of the Alliance for Children & Families, CHild Welfare League of America and the United Way of Delaware. Children & Families First is licensed as a child placing agency and as a residential treatment center by the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families.