Strengthening families is a community effort. Everyone can make a difference.

Ways to Get involved with Strengthening Families Collaborative Organizations

Far Northern Regional Center


First 5 Shasta

Receive Children’s books
Get Involved with Week of the Young Child
Make Paper Dolls for the Paper Doll Project

HHSA Children’s Services

Become a Resource Family
Volunteer with Foster Children

HHSA Public Health

Get Involved

Northern Valley Catholic Social Service

Adopt a Family

One Safe Place

Sign Up for Amazon Smile
Review the Wish List

Pathways to Hope for Children

Apply to become a Parent Partner:
Get involved with the Parent Leadership Advisory Group:
Apply to be a Counselor at Camp Hope
Join Americorps
How to Help

Shasta County Office of Education


Shasta County Probation

Get Involved:

Shasta Head Start


Youth Options Shasta

Volunteer Application
Peer Court Volunteer Application
Mentor Application


Other Organizations You Can Get Involved With

Catalyst Mentoring

Become a Mentor

Redding Recreation

Activity Guide

Shasta Family YMCA


How Children Can Make A Difference

Ripple Kindness Project

Books We Recommend

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Trauma and Adversity | Nadine Burke Harris
Hope Rising: How the Science of HOPE Can Change Your Life: Casey Gwinn, Chan Hallman
The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Thrive
What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma: Bessel van der Kolk

Parents Help

How Parents can Heal from Childhood Adversity: PACEs for Parents
Healthy Families Handbook

Resources for the Community

We Can Prevent ACEs
One Caring Adult Can Make a Difference

Resources for Educators

Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators

Shasta County Data Dashboard

Data Dashboard

Learn More About ACEs

Truth About ACEs
Understanding ACEs
Your Number Story
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Impact on brain, body and behavior
How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
About the CDC-Kaiser ACE Study
ACEs Aware
ChildTrauma Academy | Dr. Bruce Perry