Strengthening Families - The Five Protective Factors

The programming offered by the North Suburban Child and Family Resource Network is rooted in the Five Protective Factors. 

Parental Resilience: The ability to constructively cope with and bounce back from challenges.

Social Connections: Your network of friends, family, neighbors, and community members that provide emotional support and concrete assistance.

Concrete Support in Times of Need
: Ensuring the basic needs of a family, such as food, clothing, and shelter, are met.

Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development: Accurate information and appropriate expectations help parents better understand and care for their children.

Social and Emotional Competence of Children: A child's ability to interact positively with others.

Learn more about the Protective Factors by clicking the link below:

Protective Factors