1. Access to Child and Maternal Family health services – Through our relationship with serval other agencies that specialize in Child Care and Maternal Health, we here at WFSC can connect you to many resources that will help bridge the gap for mothers, new mother, and those father that care for small children.
2. Building Partnerships – Here at the WFSC we make it a priority to build partnership with other agencies to better serve the community. We are firm believer in not duplicating service, with that we will rather team or build lastly relationship with other to enhance the service that already exist.
3. Housing related – Because we are the sister agencies of Newark Emergency Service, we have direct referrals to funding that will assist the community with possible security deposits, if they qualify.
4. Employment related– WFSC connects the community on a weekly basis of job opportunities in the surrounding area. WSFC will have positive recruitment event several times a year for those individuals that will like to change their lives for the better.
5. Advocacy – a key concept in the WFSC practice. The primary goals of advocacy are achieving social justice and people empowerment. In this role, WFSC fight for the rights of others and work to obtain needed resources by convincing others of the legitimate needs and rights of members of society. The WFSC team are particularly concerned for those who are vulnerable or are unable to speak up for themselves.
6. Parent education -With program such as Active Parenting, we are able to give new/expecting mothers and father the tools needed to help navigate early childhood development. With their participation in the 4 week cohort, we give those individuals alternative ways to raise the child in a safe and nurturing environment.
7. Parent and child activities – After attending our workshop, both parent and child now have new skills and practices that they can do together on a daily basis. WFSC will also have several events throughout the year that will team parent and child together.
8. Life Skills – Communication and interpersonal skills, Decision-making and problem-solving, Creative thinking and critical thinking, Self-awareness and empathy, which are two key parts of emotional intelligence, Assertiveness and equanimity, or self-control. All of these are examples of life skills that can help individuals better there situation once mastered. WFSC, through our various partnerships will sponsor several workshop, several times a year.