Timeline Stories

Present

FRCA’s network provides thousands of families each year with safe, accessible places to connect with comprehensive, coordinated services in their communities.

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2018

FRCA celebrates 25 years of the Family Resource Center program in Colorado with a “Day at the Capitol” and an official proclamation from the Governor’s Office declaring April 10, 2018, “Family Resource Center Day” is issued by the state.

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2012

FRCA was recognized as a Promising Practice in Poverty Reduction by the Colorado Poverty Reduction Task Force.

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2011

FRCA significantly expands its Healthy Living program with the support of The Colorado Health Foundation

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2009

FRCA strengthens its statewide Family Development and Self-Reliance program by training 120 family development workers in the evidence-based Family Development Credential.

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2008

FRCA establishes a new statewide Healthy Living program with the support of The Colorado Health Foundation.

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2001

State partner for family resource centers in legislation moved to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

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1999-2000

Family Resource Center Association obtains nonprofit status and hires the first Executive Director.

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1998

State program sunsets; 21 existing family centers form the Family Resource Center Association as a statewide network for advocacy and funding

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1993

Colorado Department of Human Services establishes Family Resource Centers Program as a 5-year pilot public-private initiative to help vulnerable families.

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