Launched in 1994, Families and Communities Together (FaCT) is a network of Family Resource Centers (FRCs) located throughout Orange County’s highest-risk communities providing essential family support services, education, and resources. FaCT is administered by the County of Orange Social Services Agency, in partnership with the FaCT Coalition, a collaboration between two regional organizations – Charitable Ventures and the Orange County Alliance for Children and Families. The FaCT Coalition facilitates the planning, implementation, evaluation, and support of services and activities that maximize the benefits offered by the FRCs. Programs and services receive funding from federal, state, and county agencies including U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Promoting Safe and Stable Families, Office of Child Abuse Prevention, California Emergency Management Agency, the County of Orange, as well as volunteer, in-kind support, and private donations.
Is to identify and promote promising and best practices, train, fund, and advocate for Family Resource Centers (FRCs) to be Orange County’s community-based platform for prevention activities and family support services.
Is that all of our children grow up in stable, nurturing families, and safe, supportive communities, which promote healthy development and provide opportunities for children, youth, and adults to achieve their full potential as caring, responsible, and productive members of society.