Family Involvement Center provides information, support, resources and parent education for parents/caregivers raising children with emotional, physical and behavioral health care needs in Phoenix and Northern Arizona. FIC is staffed by parents with lived experience raising children with these needs who offer understanding and compassion while helping families locate appropriate resources.
FIC workshops offer training in skills such as parenting, effective communication, collaboration and non-adversarial advocacy techniques. Support groups for parents/caregivers, grandparents and Spanish-speaking families provide the opportunity to share lived experiences and to learn together while building a community of support.
Trainings/workshops and support groups for parent partners, family support partners and parent leaders offer a way to connect professionally and personally and to collaborate in our efforts to improve outcomes for children. Our newsletter, The Family Voice, reaches more than 1,000 parents and professionals and social media blasts are shared with a growing list of community supporters.
Parent-to-Parent support has always been at the heart of what we do at Family Involvement Center. Each year, FIC connects families in Arizona with parent-to-parent support providers who help other families by sharing their knowledge and experiences.