|"Huntington Family Centers Inc., a settlement house, dedicated to the dignity and self worth of all individuals, is committed to enhancing the lives of families and children for the future of our community; we accomplish this through diverse, year round programming designed to strengthen individuals and families in a safe, caring environment."|
Family Centers, Inc. has been providing successful and effective human services to the
community since 1919. For the past 80 years, Huntington Family Centers has been
working with young children, youth, teens, adults, and senior citizens. We assist
people who are most vulnerable to social and economic adversity. We provide services
to people faced with problems presented by inadequate education, unemployment, substandard
housing, developmental disabilities, and discrimination based on race, gender, handicap,
or socio-economic status. Programs focus on self-development through education,
counseling, and positive experiences. Huntington Family Centers are an entry point
into the existing network of social services. We strive to reduce economic, social,
and political inequality by building neighborhood pride and a sense of self-esteem for
We deal with the social problems of individual loneliness, family disintegration, and the erosion of neighborhoods. Huntington Family Centers provides families year-round opportunities for self development as well as individual and family counseling. Our workers help plan and coordinate services with other community agencies and advocate on behalf of neighborhood residents.
Huntington Family Centers, Inc. has a comprehensive personnel policy, and in 1997 had a staff of 47. Every effort is made to hire culturally diverse staff that understands the need of the children and families we serve. We have a 27 member board of directors that meets monthly and provides fiscal and programming oversight.
Huntington Family Centers, Inc. is proud to be a United Way member.
Please visit the Huntington Family Centers web site created November 2006.
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