What We Do
FRIENDS is an acronym for Family Resource Information, Education, and Network Development Service.
We provide Targeted Technical Assistance and Training to the Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) Community. We also strive to provide high-quality information to the general child abuse prevention community.
We build capacity in the full array of CBCAP program requirements including:
Useful Tools and Resources
Navigating the Unknowns: Family Support Podcasts
Families experience joys and challenges. During times of crisis, the challenges may feel overwhelming. This podcast series offers expert information, tips, and resources for navigating family stress and strengthening family relationships.
The Grandparent/Co-parent Illustrated Story
Listen to Dawn's story about parents and grandparents working together to parent children. This video is a part of Sharing the Journey: Voices from the Field, a collection of stories from parents.
2018 CBCAP State Summary of Exemplary Practices
Online Learning Center
High quality subject specific training free of charge for CBCAP State Lead Agencies and direct service providers.