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581 Case Management sessions
1914 Hours of Independent Living Skills Workshops
1419 Hours of Women’s Wellness Sessions
424 Hours of Relapse Prevention Classes
2160 Hours of 'Quality-Time-With-Mom' Bonding Sessions
1056 Hours of Financial Education and Money Management Sessions
2146 Hours of Parenting Education Workshops
164 Hours of family healthcare visits
196 Work to Win/Employment Readiness Workshops

TFCF Program Outcomes FY 2019 – 2020

During this fiscal period , TFCF provided assistance to 275 individuals/families with our various housing programs, supportive services and Covid-19 Emergency Relief project.

For this fiscal year, TFCF is proud to report that we have provided 59 women and 48 children with a total of 6,243 shelter nights and 149,832 hours of services; 27 women and 14 children transitioned into permanent housing. TFCF has provided utility/rental assistance to 47 low-income families in the community to prevent homelessness and maintain permanent housing. In total 5 children were reunified with their moms from foster care bringing our organization total to 304.

We provided 6,344 hours of transports to various community services, doctors’ appointments, and civic engagement functions. For self-improvement and higher education, our clients attended 597 hours of education and/or college instructions.

As part of rehabilitation, our clients attended 98 hours of drug and alcohol counseling sessions 5,986 hours of Twelve-Step Meetings, and 711 hours of Leadership Development training workshops. To ensure that we support families committing to changing their way of life and a drug free lifestyle, we conducted 294 random drug tests throughout this period. TFCF issued 41 certificates of completion to our clients for the various educational classes they completed.

Positive Family Futures Project 2-GEN (Two-Generations) – Children who suffer from trauma, family separation, exposure to domestic and other forms of violence, and other special needs are provided with their own Social Services Case Manager who conducts full assessment to Provide appropriate case management and therapeutic interventions to end generational cycles of violence, poverty and low educational attainment. 58 children succeeded in reaching over 80% of their development goals. All children demonstrated increases across 5 social and emotional indicators.

The Rights, Equality and Law Project (REAL Project) – utilizes the expertise of a Root and Rebound Attorney, who is embedded into our offices and provides direct legal advocacy, education, and support to relieve our women from barriers related to family reunification, employment discrimination, fines and fees, and higher educational attainment. Navigating systems of care to have meaningful impact for our families requires persistent lawyering.

Positive Futures I – Asset Development and Wealth Creation Project is designed to assist women with economic mobility by providing a pathway from poverty to prosperity. Key Strategies include: Employment Development, Entrepreneurship, Financial Education and Access. Of the 31 formerly incarcerated women of color have completed the program 4 started their own business, 6 enrolled in higher education, 11 gained employment with a 3-year plan for upward mobility and all established a savings account. Additionally, all women received mentorship and access to our other support services.

Positive Futures II -Reentry Program for women diagnosed with mental health and/or substance abuse returning to 5 specific cities within San Bernardino County from state prisons/jails. This 5 year project funded by SAMHSA allows us to serve 220 women (44 per yr.) with evidenced based treatment, housings, education and peer mentorship support. TFCF is currently at 100% percent capacity, exceeding our expected goals for year 2 with 100% elimination of recidivism.

Homes of Hope – Permanent Supportive Housing for chronically homeless women and those with children. Funded by HUD, this project ensures that women and their children receive preventative care, educational assurances and alleviates substantial cost to taxpayers by alleviating the utilization of emergency services such as hospitals, ambulances, etc. In total 11 women and 21 children were served yielding 95% retention rate.

TFCF’s Licensed Drug and Alcohol program served 45 women diagnosed with substance abuse disorder with outpatient drug treatment. As part of rehabilitation, our clients attended 274 classes of drug and alcohol counseling sessions 4,752 hours of Twelve-Step Meetings, and 726 hours of Leadership Development training workshops. To ensure that we support families committing to changing their way of life and a drug free lifestyle, we conducted 317 random drug tests throughout this period. TFCF issued 32 certificates of completion.

Wellness is Stabilized Housing 4 Kids (WISH4Kids) program provides community wide assistance to housing insecure families by prevention evictions, homelessness and food insecurity. In total, we assisted 25 families with interventions such rental and utility assistance.

COVID-Relief – 33 women exiting state prison received 14 days quarantine in hotel post release. Each client was provided with protective equipment, food cards, mentorship and resources to access additional support with parole/probation transitions. In addition, 16 families received rental and utility payment assistance to prevent homelessness.

Northern CA
Brighter Futures – Our first Bay Area project served a total of 17 families during this fiscal year who received a total of:

  • 872 Shelter nights in our Emergency Shelter
  • 11,476 Hours of Case Management
  • 87 Transportation Assistance
  • 476 Life Skills Workshops
  • 315 Financial Literacy and Money Management classes
  • 137 Leadership Development and Civic Engagement trainings

Of those clients, 7 women and 9 children transitioned into co-abode housing becoming self-sufficient and alleviating housing insecurity. In total 1 child was reunified with her mom from foster care bringing our total to 304.

COVID-Relief – 25 women exiting state prison received 14 days quarantine in hotel post release. Each client was provided with protective equipment, food cards, mentorship and resources to access additional support with parole/probation transitions.

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