Family Success Centers

Benning Terrace & Benning Park Family Success Center

Benning Road & Minn Ave Family Success Center

In December 2019, East River Family Strengthening Collaborative (ERFSC) was one of the agencies funded by DC Child and Family Services Agency to operate two Family Success Centers in the Minnesota Avenue/Benning Road and Benning Road/Benning Terrace neighborhoods in Ward 7. Three-quarters of the children and families served by CFSA live in Wards 7 and 8.   Mayor Bowser is investing in CFSA’s long-standing prevention and early intervention work to an unprecedented level through the launch of a new city-wide prevention plan: Families First DC.
The goal for Families First DC is to:
·        Empower Communities –  Place-based approach – neighborhoods, and families will create Family Success Centers to meet their specific needs.
·        Integrate Services –Centers will be uniquely designed by each community to facilitate access to existing government and community resources tailored to meet families’ needs
·        Focus Upstream – Family Success Centers will focus on increasing protective factors and mitigating trauma – prevent crises through early engagement.
Families First DC Success Centers
Locations of the Families First DC Success Centers were selected based on social determinants of health data, violence prevention priority areas, and substantiated reports of child abuse and neglect.  
  
Benning Park/Benning Terrace
Contact Rosie Parke at rparke@erfsc.org
  
Benning Road/Minnesota Avenue
Contact Rosie Parke at rparke@erfsc.org
Click here to view a map of the Families First DC Success Centers 
WE ARE CURRENTY HIRING!
Please send Cover Letter and Resume to the attention of Runa Peoples at rpeoples@erfsc.org by September 5.
For the Benning Road/Minnesota Avenue Family Success Centers:
1 full time Community Support Specialists, 1 part-time Community Support Specialists, and 1 Outreach Specialists (Contractor)
Preference will be given to candidates who live in the Benning Road/Minnesota Avenue area, then those who live in Ward 7, and then those who live in Washington, DC
For the Benning Park/Benning Road Family Success Centers:
1 full time Community Support Specialists, 1 part-time Community Support Specialists, and 1 Outreach Specialists (Contractor)
Preference will be given to candidates who live in the Benning Park/Benning Terrace area, then those who live in Ward 7, and then those who live in Washington, DC

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