South Coast Families First
Families Forming Independence, Resilience, and Support through Transitions
Family Support and Connections (FS&C)
FS&C visits are designed to strengthen families and support effective parenting for families receiving TANF benefits in Coos and Curry County with children birth through 18 years of age in the home. This family-designed program focuses on keeping families together and helping them achieve both individual and family goals. Call 541-435-7080 ext. 248 for more information.
Supporting Transitions, Employment & Progress (STEP)
Through workshops and home visits, STEP works to provide parents receiving TANF benefits in Coos and Curry County the tools they need to find and maintain employment, develop healthy relationships, and engage in positive, healthy living. Call 541-435-7080 ext. 248 for more information.
Family Assistance & Support Team (FAST)
FAST supports families in Coos and Curry County with crisis and follow-up services in the area of housing, food, health, and economic stability. Services are available via referral through a referring organization including DHS, Head Start, and the Ark Project.
In Coos County call 541-435-7080 ext. 344 for more information.
In Curry County call 541-254-1134 for more information.
Our newest department, South Coast Families First, has provided 288 adults with employment and skills workshops through our STEP program. Our youth life skills program provides social/emotional lessons to 1,401 middle school and high school students. Our FAST housing program has been catalyzing an innovate strategy that supports family stability and success. FAST has reunited 13 families, prevented 14 from entering foster care, and supported 18 families in securing affordable, permanent housing. The Emergency Support program has helped over 35 families with a variety of needs including rent assistance, utility assistance, debt relief, car repairs, gas cards and more.
South Coast Families First Director
(541-435-7080 x 344)