Current Programs & Initiatives
This info-graphic tells the story of the CCFN’s contributions to the statewide impact of Local Management Boards.
Advancing Resiliency Over Trauma
A three pronged approached aimed at reducing the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma and incarceration on children, families and the community. Services offered include youth engagement for disconnected youth, therapeutic services for youth impacted by incarceration and re-entry case management for parents and disconnected youth incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
An ongoing collaboration with the Calvert Collaborative for Children and Youth to promote asset development throughout Calvert County. Grounded in extensive research in youth development, resiliency and prevention, the developmental assets developed by Search Institute represent the relationships, opportunities and personal qualities that young people need to avoid risks and to thrive. Visit the Search Institute website to see all 40 developmental assets for adolescents.
A voluntary home visitation program for pregnant women and women with children under 3 months of age that provides parent training, referral services, child development activities and role models for effective parenting. Send an email to Healthy Families Coordinator for more information.
Home Visiting Hybrid for High-Risk Moms
A two-generational strategy for expectant and new moms that are disconnected youth, homeless youth, impacted by incarceration, impacted by poverty and/or hunger with a child 0-5 years of age. The program uses the Parents as Teachers (PAT) program is an evidence-based home visiting curriculum that provides in-home instruction from birth through kindergarten to enhance child development, parenting behaviors and family well-being through development-centered parenting and parent-child interactions.
Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Outreach & Enrollment
A part-time Employment Outreach & Enrollment Specialist provides targeted outreach and community based enrollment into the Youth and Young Adult Program. The Youth and Young Adult Program guides youth to achieve personal goals and prepare for career paths through empowerment, education, and employment opportunities.