The YMCA offers a variety of programs aimed at strengthening the foundations of community, from outreach programs to housing support services. For more information, check out our community programs and housing initiatives guide below.

Family Ties

Family Ties is a voluntary, early intervention program that provides support to families with children 7-17 years old to strengthen family functioning for up to three years. Parents are supported to create a nurturing and safe family environment, build resiliency within themselves and their children, build new social connections, and learn about positive parenting and child development. Parents...

Family Allies

Family Allies supports families that are economically disadvantaged and who are at risk of losing their housing. Family Allies addresses the need for stability in families living at or below the Core Need Income Threshold measure (CNIT). Specific family needs addressed are: Housing Family Functioning Eligible families are matched with a Housing Support Worker who works with the families to set...