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Katy Popa

Hub Communities Family Resource Center
P. O. Box 906    

310 S. 13th St.
Montague, CA.  96064
hub_communities@hotmail.com
office:  530-459-3481  

fax:  same (call first!)
cell:    530-925-0678

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The HUB Communities Family Resource Center

The HUB Communities Family Resource Center
PO Box 906 (310 S. 13th St.)
Montague, CA 96064
(530) 459-3481           
hub_communities@hotmail.com
Michelle O'Gorman - Executive Director
Katy Popa - Program Manager

The HUB Communities Family Resource Center is centrally located within the 10 rural "frontier" communities known as Shasta Valley. Our main office is located in downtown Montague. Our mission is to empower individuals and families by providing services, resources, and referrals, while celebrating the diversities and strengths unique to each community. The Hub provides services and activities for people of all ages. In addition to the funded First 5 project objectives listed below, the Hub also provides Mental Health Services, Nutrition Classes, a Food Stamp Outreach Program, MediCal and Healthy Families application assistance, a Community Garden Project, and much more.

Current Project Objectives (10-11) - Funded by First 5 Siskiyou for $39,000

  • Conduct outreach to families for MediCal/Healthy Families and Food Stamp programs through area schools, preschools, childcare centers and community events.
  • Provide Healthy Families application assistance as requested
  • Provide car seat training, helmet trainings and certificates
  • Provide health, nutrition and physical education information and support
  • Parenting Kit distribution onsite and at community events; meet one-on-one with families with young children and orient them about the resources in the kits.
  • Promote local dental screenings
  • Promote the Early Childhood Mental Health project with local childcare centers
  • Distribute free books to children and families through programs and activities including Family Fun Night, Story Times, WIC and other community events
  • Provide pre-literacy activities program for child care providers and preschools
  • Provide playgroups and offer a variety of activities and socialization for children
  • Provide Parenting Education in the form of support groups, infant massage, Theraplay, Positive Parenting, Parenting with Love, Parenting Now, Nurturing Parents and Parenting Wisely
  • Provide Family Fun Nights with parenting education, guest speakers, parent-child interactions with arts/crafts, literacy activities and puppet shows, and provide free dinner for families
  • Provide Life Skills activities and classes
  • Provide transportation to parenting classes
  • Resource and Referral services including phone, fax, copier, computer and internet services
  • Open hours for drop-in availability Monday through Thursday - 8:00 to 4:00
  • Provide monthly calendar of events and/or newsletter
  • Coordinate community events with schools and preschools

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