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Family Resource Center

The mission of the Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center is to connect all community members to resources and services by:

  1. Supporting education and lifelong learning by strengthening relationships between our schools, families and communities;
  2. Nurturing efforts of community members to reach their fullest potential and well being;
  3. Providing opportunities to participate in safe and enriching community life; and
  4. Promoting respect for diversity.

Visit to learn about the Humboldt Network for Family Resource Centers.


  • After School Programs: Redway and Casterlin
  • Assistance with Basic Needs: Emergency food, clothing, hygiene supplies, housing and transportation
  • CalFresh/CalWorks Assistance: Information, application assistance and referrals
  • Family Partnership Council
  • First Five Playgroups: Meet weekly in Casterlin and Redway, and Infant/Toddler Group (ages 0-2) meets monthly
  • Holiday food and gift program.
  • On-site professional counseling: licensed therapists serving students, parents, and families
  • Meeting and conference rooms: Community groups can reserve space
  • Nutrition education
  • Parents workshops: 10-week series. Call for more information
  • School supplies donated to students
  • Student support groups: Friendship, grief, anger management, self-esteem, and other areas
  • Distribution of emergency food bags, hygiene supplies, and children’s activities every Friday from 11am – 2pm
  • Youth Alive! Positive alternative activities for teens (arts, outdoor, community building, leadership)
  • FRC staff support: wide range of services

Contact & location

Family Resource Center
344 Humboldt Avenue, Redway
(707) 923-1147

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Emergency allotments have been approved for next month. That means that August CalFresh recipients will have their benefits increased to the maximum amount allowed for their household size on Saturday, September 19,2020. July was previously approved and will have the bump issued to EBT cards in August.

Cases that already receive the maximum benefit allowed will not have any additional benefits.

These are the maximum allotments by household size:
1 person $194
2 people $355
3 people $509
4 people $646
5 people $768
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