Building Resilient Families

Family Action is a voluntary home visiting program that partners with families to increase the safety and permanency of children in their homes and eliminate out of home placement.

Home visitors assist families in making long-term life changes leading to healthy self-reliance and provide information, referrals and support. Referrals to program are only accepted through Department of Social Services.

CAP Client: “This program is amazing!  I have had a lot of support and have shared so much and never feel judged”

“Screenagers”

Did you know that on average, our youth spend six and a half hours of their day looking at screens? Navigating a child’s access to screens and technology has become one of the most difficult parenting issues today.

“Screenagers” is a documentary film aimed at understanding the impact of our children’s increased connection to digital screens. In it, Delaney Ruston — a filmmaker, physician and mother — attempts to explain the medical effects of and the science behind increased screen time, and to open a dialogue to find a solution to the problem. While there is no turning back on the digital age, the filmmakers hope the project can serve as a jumping off point for a much-needed conversation.

“Screenagers” will be shown at the Kallet Civic Center on December 6, 2018 at 6 to 8pm. This is a free family event sponsored by Community Action Partnership and Madison County Department of Social Services. The event includes the screening of the documentary Screenagers followed by a dialogue to find a solution to the problem. The content is aimed towards parents, caregivers, teachers and youth ages 10 and up.