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At Growing Strong Families Inc., we believe families are the foundation of our communities and world. We are a non-profit committed to strengthening the bond between parents, grandparents, and children and providing resources and support to help families build legacies.

We provide educational resources, camps, workshops, seminars, podcasts, and conferences to empower families with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful future. We strive to create a safe and nurturing environment for families to grow, learn and thrive together.

 

Our Mission

Growing Strong Families Inc.'s mission is to strengthen families in black and underserved communities by providing holistic wellness education, resources, and support services necessary to facilitate positive legacy building. 

Our Purpose

Growing Strong Families Inc. aims to be a beacon of light for families. We believe individual growth and learning as a family unit is essential to creating a strong and healthy family dynamic. That’s why we offer a variety of educational opportunities, including newsletters, workshops, conferences, podcasting, and outreach programs. Our goal is to help families thrive and grow together, and we’re committed to providing the resources and support they need to do so. Whether you're a new parent or a seasoned pro, we’re here to help you build a strong, loving family that will stand the test of time.

 

 Our Vision

Growing Strong Families Inc.'s vision is to empower and support families in building strong, healthy, resilient relationships. Through education and outreach, we strive to provide the resources and support necessary for families to create a strong foundation of godly values and unity that will continue throughout generations. Our ultimate goal is to create a future where families are celebrated, valued, and encouraged to realize their full potential.

 Our Community Outreach Programs

At Growing Strong Families Inc., our mission is to empower and strengthen families in Dallas and Lee counties in Alabama by providing comprehensive outreach programs that promote their well-being and resilience. In line with our Program Focus Areas, we are dedicated to offering a range of camps, classes, and support services to meet the diverse needs of families in these communities.

  1. Targeted Outreach: We will engage in proactive outreach efforts to identify and connect with families in Dallas and Lee counties who may benefit from our programs. This will involve collaborating with local schools, community organizations, social service agencies, and healthcare providers to ensure our outreach reaches those who need it most.

  2. Camps: Our organization will organize and host camps that provide engaging and educational experiences for children and youth in the community. These camps can cover various themes, such as academic enrichment, sports and recreation, arts and culture, and personal development. We will ensure that low-income families can access these camps without financial barriers by offering scholarships or sliding-scale fees.

  3. Classes and Workshops: Growing Strong Families Inc. will offer a range of classes and workshops designed to support parents, caregivers, and individuals in the community. These sessions may cover parenting skills, financial literacy, job readiness, health and nutrition, and personal growth. By tailoring these programs to address the specific needs and interests of the target population, we aim to empower families with valuable knowledge and skills.

  4. Support Services: Recognizing the challenges families face in Dallas and Lee counties, our outreach programs will also provide support services. This could include case management, counseling, referral services, and assistance in accessing resources and benefits. By offering a comprehensive support system, we will help families navigate difficulties and build a foundation for long-term stability and success.

  5. Collaboration with Community Partners: Growing Strong Families Inc. will actively collaborate with local organizations, businesses, and volunteers to expand our outreach efforts. By leveraging existing community resources and expertise, we can create a more comprehensive and impactful network of support for families in Dallas and Lee counties.

Through the implementation of these outreach programs, Growing Strong Families Inc. will contribute directly to the mission of empowering and strengthening families in Dallas and Lee counties. We will help families thrive, build resilience, and improve their overall well-being by providing camps, classes, and support services.

Our Seven Program Focus Areas

  1. Leadership in the home: This area emphasizes the importance of leadership within the family. It involves developing strong family values, setting clear expectations, fostering open communication and decision-making processes, and establishing unity around a shared vision.

  2. Strong marriages: Building and maintaining strong marriages is vital for the family's overall well-being. Programs and events in this area may offer resources and support to help couples strengthen their relationships, improve communication, resolve conflicts, and enhance their emotional connection.

  3. Wise parents: This focus area recognizes the importance of parental guidance and support. Programs and events may provide education and resources to help parents develop effective parenting skills, navigate challenges, and foster healthy relationships with their children.

  4. Confident children: Supporting children's emotional, social, and cognitive development is crucial for their confidence and well-being. Programs and events in this area focus on enhancing children's self-esteem, teaching life skills, promoting resilience, and creating a nurturing environment for their growth.

  5. Healthy families: This focus area encompasses physical, mental, and emotional health within the family. Programs and events provide information and resources on nutrition, exercise, stress management, mental health support, and overall well-being for all family members.

  6. Cherished grandparents: Recognizing the vital role grandparents play in the family, this focus area offers programs and events to help grandparents connect with their grandchildren, share wisdom and experiences, and support the overall family dynamics.

  7. Family legacy: Spiritual legacy: The spiritual aspect of family legacy focuses on establishing, nurturing, and preserving the family's values, beliefs, and traditions. It involves passing down wisdom, testimonies, and spiritual experiences and teachings that hold significance for the family. This aspect encompasses imparting godly principles, values, and wisdom for navigating life's challenges. Financial legacy: The financial aspects of family legacy is important. It involves responsible management of financial resources and the passing down of wealth to future generations. This includes estate planning, creating wills, setting up trusts, and ensuring the smooth transfer of assets. The goal is to provide financial stability and security for the family's future, supporting their needs and aspirations.

 

By addressing these seven focus areas, Growing Strong Families aims to provide a holistic approach to family support and enrichment.

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