Human Services

FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL OF DOUGLAS COUNTY

aka FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL   |   GARDNERVILLE, NV   |  http://www.family-support.org

Mission

The mission of the Family Support Council is to provide Education, Prevention, and Intervention services to support growth and development of healthy families.

Ruling year info

1982

Executive Director

Steve Decker

Main address

1255 Waterloo Lane STE A

GARDNERVILLE, NV 89410 USA

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EIN

88-0181824

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Family Violence Shelters and Services (P43)

Family Services (Adolescent Parents) (P45)

Family Services (P40)

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Family Support Council has been serving residents for over thirty years. As a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization, we provide a wide variety of confidential and free support, resources, referrals, and educational services. We advocate for victims of violence as well as provide shelter for adult and child victims. We provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illnesses, or traumatic brain injuries.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Family Resource Center

Service areas of Douglas County, Topaz, Wellington, and
south Carson City and Stateline
1.Collaborate with Social Services for general assistance and
application assistance.
2. Promote and provide all parenting classes.
3. Advertise in local newspaper in the weekly calendar.
4. Develop flyers to send home in student pee-chee folders.
5. Develop and distribute flyers/brochures for events/tabling.
6. Provide support group for parents of children with ADHD.
7. Post all FRC offerings and schedules on website and FB page.
8. Promote classes/services via newsletter to 1800 residences
and businesses in Douglas County.

Population(s) Served
Families
General/Unspecified
Budget
$1,329,809

essie’s Ranch is the product of Family Support Council responding to an ongoing need expressed throughout the Douglas County community by families, schools, and community members as well as individuals in need of individualized services. It is the mission of Jessie’s Ranch to provide education, prevention, and Intervention services to support growth and development of healthy families. It is also our Philosophy to provide Person Center Planning and Individualized services to individuals with who require their needs met in various in-home, work and community settings. To advocate for choices and empowerment for said individuals. To guide and mentor such individuals on their chosen journey. Jessie’s Ranch has a vision that all Individuals are living and striving towards independent and improved quality of lives as valued community members who are empowered to make their own choices in where they live, work, and play and with whom they build relationships with.

Population(s) Served
People with intellectual disabilities
People with learning disabilities

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of beds used for emergency shelter in a given month.

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Victims and oppressed people

Related Program

Family Resource Center

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Context Notes

Our 13 bed 90-day emergency shelter and our 8 bed crisis shelter is available for victims and their children. Total bed nights indicate average population in the shelter.

Number of free registrants to classes

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Parents

Related Program

Family Resource Center

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

We offer free Parenting courses to parents of children aged 2-17, one-on-one.

Therapy hours provided to clients

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Victims and oppressed people

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

We provide therapy services through a licensed MFT to vicitms of crime.

Hours of supervised visitation provided

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Children and youth (0-19 years),Parents

Related Program

Family Resource Center

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Supervised visitation is the contact between a non-custodial parent and one or more children in the presence of a neutral third party.

Number of phone calls/inquiries

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

General/Unspecified

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Charting impact

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

Reduce domestic violence by 20% compared to national rates. increase family cohesion in Douglas County by reducing child estrangement by 5% compared to national rate.

We use parenting classes, child and parent therapies, group support sessions and ongoing community outreach efforts to spread our education. We operate a trauma-informed childcare program, as well as services for victims who have disabilities.

We have licensed therapist on staff. We have a 90-day women's & children's shelter with 13 beds, as well as an 8 bed short-term crisis shelter. We have multiple partnerships with area agencies and law enforcement to create systems of support. We have 8 staff that have experience in family educational programs.

Reports of harm are tracked and compared to national averages per 1,000 population. We also track ongoing clients that have graduated from the program. County crime statistics.

We have created systems to interact with other agencies. We have set up therapy opportunities and parenting classes. We have not yet set up a program for offenders to rehabilitate nor support groups for those offenders. Reduction in shelter need has occurred, with reports of reduction in violence.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL OF DOUGLAS COUNTY

Board of directors
as of 4/1/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Tara Addeo


Board co-chair

Susan Barry

Jim Joseph

Retired

Gina Zink

CVMC

gwen Pryzbylo

Janice Rice

Retired

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

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