2013 GRANT AWARD RECIPIENTS
OUR FAMILY SERVICES, INC.
2nd Year Funding
Agency Background: Our Family Services began as Family Counseling Agency in 1953, and today is a blended family of nonprofit organizations and services that have joined together over time to better serve the Tucson community. They have two program areas: New Beginnings and Strong Communities. New Beginning’s programs offer crisis assistance and opportunities to build new lives for homeless children, youth & families. Strong Communities helps at-risk children choose healthy behaviors, low-income elderly to remain independent, and families in crisis to remain intact. In 2011 Our Family provided direct care services to more than 9,400 individuals in Pima County.
–> Focus of the 2013 SCCF Grant: Homeless Youth Services The grant will provide required matching funds to maintain federal contracts to serve homeless and near-homeless youth, and will be used to cover costs not covered by other funding sources.