Safe Families creates extended family-like support for families in crisis through a community of compassionate volunteers. We keep children safe and families intact. Our vetted and trained volunteers offer a broad community of support for families who feel overwhelmed or isolated.
Spanish-speaking volunteers are needed to serve as a Family Friends. Family Friends befriend and support parents and/or their children, by offering a weekly phone call or visit, emotional support and encouragement, mentoring, occasional childcare so parents can get to appointments or catch a break, help connecting with local resources, and more.
Volunteers commit to connecting with an isolated parent/family for 1 hour per week for 1 year. Volunteers serve in-person (depending on volunteer and parents comfort level) or remotely, and go through an approval process before being matched with a family. The schedule of meeting with the family is flexible.
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