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Were you formerly known as the Child & Family Support Center?

Yes, we recently changed our name to The Family Place. Our mission is still to strengthen families and protect children.

Are you a government agency? Are you run by the State of Utah?

No, we are a private 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization governed by a board of directors.

How do you receive funding?

We receive funding from fundraising activities, grants, and donations.

How long has The Family Place been around?

The Family Place was founded in 1982, originally called the Child & Family Support Center. Since that time, we’ve been able to expand our facility and our services.

What ages of children do you care for in your nursery?

We care for children ages 11 and under.

Are your programs just for children 11 and under?

We offer classes, homes visiting and counseling for children, teens and parents. Our nursery only serves children 11 and under.

How much do The Family Place programs cost?

The Nursery is provided at no-cost. Therapy is provided on a sliding scale based on your income. Several of our classes require a fee with scholarships available for families in need.

As a parent, I feel a little hesitant leaving my children in the Nursery. What kind of training does your staff have?

All of our staff and Nursery volunteers have passed background checks. Our staff is also certified in First Aid, CPR and Food Handling. In addition, staff members undergo intensive training before they can provide direct services. Our Nursery is operated in compliance with Utah State Childcare Licensing requirements.

Who uses your center?

Our programs help to strengthen all families in Cache and Rich counties.

Will my information remain confidential?

We make every effort to provide confidential services. We will only release confidential information as directed by our clients (with signed “Release of Information”) and as required by law. Additionally, everyone in Utah, whether a public official or a private citizen, is required to report child abuse.