About FRC

        The Family Resource Center (FRC) a proud partner agency of the United Way of Pottawatomie County, is located at 212 E. Oak Avenue in Seminole. FRC is dedicated to working towards diminishing domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence by affording victims and survivors “a pathway a to a brighter tomorrow.”  At the Family Resource Center you will find advocates who are committed to assisting and supporting individuals, children, and survivors of domestic violence/sexual assault by providing services and ensuring a safe shelter environment to individuals living in and/or affected by violent relationships. By striving continually to break the cycle of domestic violence through encouragement of victims, survivors, and children by increasing safety awareness, self-worth, self-determination, and personal well-being; FRC offers services to victims such as: 24-hour crisis intervention, court advocacy, children services, domestic violence support group, sexual assault support, parenting education, job skills, independent living skills, domestic violence victim anger prevention and referral assistance, as well as working with the offenders in the batterers intervention re-education program.

        Established since 1997, the Family Resource Center is a 501© 3 non-profit organization and victims are not charged for services provided to assist them.  Grants and local donations are the sole source of funding for day-to-day operations of the Family Resource Center, the shelter and to employee staff.  The Family Resource Center’s target service population is Seminole and Hughes County, although clients are accepted from all over the state and out of state dependent upon their situation.  Frequently, when a victim enters into shelter they are totally dependent on FRC for all their needs, such as; room and board, food, clothing, shoes, toiletries, resources to be able to acquire their birth certificates, drivers license, and transportation. Residential and non-residential clients are required to develop a safety plan and service plan with achievable goals and actively work to obtaining the objectives to begin the journey from victim to survivor. Through this process clients attend domestic violence and/or sexual assault groups, parenting education, job skills, independent living skills to help them better understand their situation and to navigate effectively through situations it in the future. FRC services are available to both non-residential and residential clients.  Clients do not have to be in shelter to receive support services.

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