ERIC Number: ED340791
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Webster Avenue Family Resource Center Annual Report 1989.
Webster Avenue Family Resource Center, Rochester, NY.
For the Webster Avenue Family Resource Center (WAFRC) in Rochester (New York), growth and diversity marked 1989, with a total of 615 persons (up from 512 in 1988) from 273 families participating in over 12,000 hours of service. There was a related growth in space and staff. Diversity was enhanced through the following means: (1) development and implementation of a project for post-teen mothers; (2) a new approach to parent education through sessions on Thursday mornings; and (3) a community fashion show. Center programs include the following services: (1) parent education courses and workshops; (2) extended hours for parent education and child care; (3) parent and child social activities; (4) neighborhood outreach, often targeting single parents; (5) the Young Adult Mothers project for 18 to 25-year-olds; (6) volunteer programs to augment center staff; (8) job skills project; (9) an early childhood program of respite care once a week; (10) child care during center programs; (11) sexuality education in English and Spanish; and (12) program evaluation. Staffing and budget changes reflect the increased services that the WAFRC offers. Major challenges facing the WAFRC are transportation for program participants and more space for activities. A balance sheet for January 1, 1989 to December 1, 1989 is included. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Webster Avenue Family Resource Center, Rochester, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (Rochester)