The Family Development Center works to keep children safe and strengthen families. Our programs serve families with children prenatally through age five.

Welcome to Family Development Center

About Family Development Center:

Family Development Center exists to provide child abuse and neglect intervention and prevention services to extremely high-risk families. We are the only agency in Douglas County serving this age group that offers therapeutic, comprehensive services specifically designed to address the complex familial issues of child abuse and neglect. FDC program components effectively identify and reduce family risk factors, while educating parents and providing therapeutic services for children, ages 0 - 5 years. FDC offers therapeutic early childhood education, intensive home-based and center-based parent training/skill building, mental health support, respite care, meals, transportation, a clothing closet and emergency food pantry.

Therapeutic Center Programs

Therapeutic Center Programs

FDC’s curriculum is individualized to meet the needs of each child, based upon research for supporting positive/healthy brain development.

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Healthy Families Program

These resources are designed to increase and improve parenting skills and decrease family risk factors.

Because babies don't come with instructions.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint form, found online at www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.htmlor at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complain form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Children's Concert

This year's concert was held in September at The Wildlife Safari. Featuring Aaron Nigel Smith from Between the Lions.

Share Your Heart Luncheon

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Our 7th Annual Share Your Heart Luncheon will be held in November 18th, 2014.

For further information please contact MeChelle Feldkamp At 541-673-4354 x228

Please enjoy the video from our last luncheon...