What is a Family Resource Network?

Because existing systems of delivering services to families and individuals are often fragmented and can be a source of stress for those who most need assistance, the Governor’s Cabinet on Children and families developed the concept of FRNs to encourage collaboration between families and agencies to design and plan services that are family- centered, strengths-focused, community-based, and prevention-oriented.

What’s New

What you can do to help Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters

Learn how to help our partners and young people in our communities cope with the trauma associated with the devastating loss of life and property from WV flooding and other situations. Download a copy of the free eBook from the National Institute of Mental Health or visit the NIMH here for more information.

ERFRN still needs your help with the WV Safe at Home Initiative

If you know about available opportunities in your community for family engagement, such as:

  • Transportation/carpooling or Civic social organizations,
    Activities, Lessons, Therapy (music, arts, sports, hobbies, etc)
    Mentoring Programs (Energy Express),
    Support Groups
    Spiritual Guidance

Complete our questionnaire so we can add your submission as a resource for local families!