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Strengthening Families Program

Aug 1, 2017

Families with 10-14 year olds: is your family struggling? Do you wish you had some help? 

The FREE Strengthening Families 10-14 Program is a great opportunity for parents and their pre-teens or young teens to reconnect and build communication. The program focuses on the importance of goals, dreams, rules, values, empathy and joint problem solving.

During each class, participants learn through experience, participating together in a number of activities. Each week, families arrive and spend time having a meal together. Parents and teens separate for an hour to spend time focusing on what it’s like to be either a parent or a teen.

The program ends with an hour-long family session, giving parents and youth an opportunity to discuss their family’s values, what’s important to them, and to develop habits that keep building a strong, positive, important family bond. There are several opportunities to participate in this fun, strength-building program this summer.

FREE family dinner & childcare (ages 1-9) provided. This is a video-based 7-week program with lots of activities. Also, a drawing for a $25 gift card will be held each week!

When: 7 sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays; July 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, and August 1

Time: Noon—2:30

Where: Muskegon Middle School, 1150 Amity Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49442

To register, contact Howard Matthews at or call 616-396-2301 ext. 145

upcoming events

Oct 3, 2017

Shattering The Myths - Drugs Impacting Muskegon County

This forum will feature individuals discussing the negative effects of drug use and the risk of addiction.

Students from all over Muskegon County will be watching live …

Oct 14, 2017

2017 KnowSmoke Zombie Walk

Calling All Zombies!

Being a zombie is cool. Being a tobacco zombie isn’t. Join the Knowsmoke Zombie Walk and declare yourself part of the smoke free generation …

Oct 18, 2017

Strategies for Identifying and Serving Clients with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

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Drug Free Communities of Muskegon County

Held their Strategic planning session to help identify substance abuse issues that face our youth.

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Health Project Announces Community Benefit Board Initiative Grantees

Funds support initiatives that address health needs identified in recent Community Health Needs Assessment

The Health Project’s Advisory Board of Directors announced their grantee recipients of the …

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Meet Rachel McCoy

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