Family Rise Together

Family Rise Together is guided to provide safe environments for fathers to develop, contribute, invest and actively participate in the well-being of their children, family, and community.

Family Rise Together

Purpose Statement

Our mission is to help strengthen family unity by engaging fathers in their children’s lives to establish family values, social roles, and participation in the community.

Vision Statement

To develop and implement proven strategies for whole-family wellness.


Assisting in changing lives
Delivering results
Having a strong impact in the community
Innovative approaches

Program Areas

Growing Kinship Connection

Growing Kinship Connection (GKC) is a culturally equitable kinship navigation service that increases the well-being of children and families. GKC reduces risk factors and increases protective factors for children and youth. Our Growing Kinship Connection program aims to Reduce out-of-home placement, increase kinship placement, increase the well-being of the children and families, as well as involve Father Engagement.

Micro Enterprise

Our Micro-entreprise program provides technical assistance, referrals, advocacy and business coaching services. The entrepreneurs are primarily BIPOC and Communities of Poverty members.

Pursue Housing

Welcome to Pursue Housing, a program of Family Rise Together. Currently, we are taking referrals for McGee House. 

Applicants we serve are fathers with a focus on the ( BIPOC ) Black, Indigenous, People of the Color population seeking Long Term Housing support and case management services.

Our tenants have been previously incarcerated with mental health needs, with children, or with a focus on reunification.

Participants should require little supervision, seeking to establish financial stability, develop goals and actively work to maintain housing.

Healthy Place (Mental Health & Wellness)

A Healthy Place is a low-cost alternative, high-impact program that generates tremendous community awareness and support and will enable many individuals quality delivery of cultural- specific services around mental health. We promote the well being of individuals with mental illness by providing accessible, quality cultural specific mental health services that emphasizes trust, respect, dignity, and compassion.

Training & Development

Family Rise Together offers culturally specific training for men, fathers, relatives, and kin caregivers. Below are a few of the training offered: 24/7 Dad’s AM/PM curriculum, Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (DAIP), etc. Reach out to discuss how we can bring the training to the families you serve.

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