Family Resource Center

The Benevilla Family Resource Center (BFRC) offers free, bilingual services and programs to families with young children throughout the NW Maricopa region at convenient community sites. Resource Specialists link parents to community services, answer questions, and help complete applications for AHCCCS and DES. Family Educators present workshops that inform and support parents with proven strategies and techniques focusing on child development and family issues. Other parent-child interactive classes and events help raise parent awareness of the importance of early childhood experiences to healthy development through play, songs and movement. BFRC’s Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program offers support and education to this special group of second-time parents.

Programs and services include:

– Community Services Information and Referral
– Health Insurance Applications
– Lending Library for families, adults and children
– Imagination Station Literacy Events
– Purposeful Play Groups
– “Song.ercise” for parents and children
– School Readiness Kits and Presentations
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Kinship Caregiver Program

In addition, The Benevilla Family Resource Center is the family link to information on:

– Parenting Support/Family Issues
– Child Development
– Document Preparation
– School Readiness, Advocacy/Special Ed
– DES Application Assistance (AHCCCS, SNAP, TANF)

Located at:

Surprise City Hall
16000 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374

Surprise Resource Center
12425 W Bell Rd suite 124, Surprise, AZ 85374

Serving families in El Mirage, Peoria, Surprise, Aguila, Glendale, Wittmann, Wickenburg  and the NW Valley.

 

The Benevilla Family Resource Center is funded by a grant from First Things First.