San Francisco Family Support Network
Founded in 2004, The San Francisco Family Support Network (SFFSN) is a unique partnership of stakeholders in the Family Support field: community-based organizations, public departments, and private foundations. The SFFSN has more than 55 current member organizations.
The mission of the San Francisco Family Support Network is to work collectively to achieve quality programs, coordination of resources, and policies that support all San Francisco families.
The SFFSN focuses primarily on these areas of work:
- Coordination & Networking - Promoting an effective, coordinated system of care for San Francisco’s families by serving as the coordinating body for Family Support practice. Increasing connectedness, coordination, cooperation, and collaboration amongst members.
- Policy & Planning - Promoting the development of policies that support San Francisco’s families and providing input into initiatives supporting/affecting families.
- Promotion of Best Practice - Raising awareness of what quality Family Support is and promoting a common language, standards, and evaluation of it.
- Technical Assistance and Training – Providing training and support to enable providers to work most effectively with families.