Family Success Centers

Benning Terrace & Benning Park Family Success Center

Benning Road & Minn Ave Family Success Center

December 2020 Event Calendars and Locations
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
Benning Road/Minnesota Avenue
Contact Rosie Parke at
Click here to view a map of the Families First DC Success Centers 
For more information on the Benning Road and Minnesota Avenue FSC, click HERE
For more information on the Benning Terrace/Benning Park FSC, click HERE

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