EMPOWERING PEOPLE. STRENGTHENING FAMILIES. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR OUR RURAL COMMUNITIES.
The Strengthening Families Program is for parents/caregivers and children ages 13-17. The program meets twice a week for three weeks in Whiteville, NC. This program focuses on enhancing communication skills between family members and helping families to increase their ability for expressing their feelings and concerns to one another.
Our goal is to help families with children who may be at risk for substance use problems, depression, violence, delinquency and school failure.
To learn more and/ or get involved contact the Tri- County Job Center at (910) 655-3811.
Increase parenting knowledge
Increase effective discipline
Increase attention and praise
Increase school grades and performance
Increase coping skills for anger and criticism
Increase peer refusal skills
For the Family
Prevent alcohol and drug use
Decrease family conflict
Improve family bonding and cohesion
Works to Reduce or Prevent:
Aggressive or withdrawn behavior
Negative peer influence
Poor school performance
Lack of pro social goals
Poor relationships with parents/ caregivers
Children will build:
Positive future orientation
Peer pressure resistance goals
Pro social peer relationships
Positive management of emotions
Empathy with parents/ caregivers
Visit us at the Tri-County Job Center in Delco, NC! Serving the residents of Bladen, Brunswick and columbus counties
Location Tri-County Job Center 44 Dream Ave Delco, NC 28436