Combating Summer Hunger

With tears in her eyes, Ms. Charlene Hughley stopped for a final hug, then walked out of the Families First Family Resource Center towards home, her arms filled with lunches and book bags for her 12 grandchildren. This summer Families First held an eight-week feeding program for families in the Gardens at Washington Park apartments […]

School Readiness for the Whole Family

In January 2017, Dante, a newly single father, found himself thrust in the role of sole caregiver with no idea of how to provide for his young daughter. For this struggling father, our Early Learning program became a lifeline of support. “Single dads need support,” Dante says, “I still have to learn how to engage […]