The Whole Family Approach

The Whole Family Approach

Read the latest research on the Whole Family Approach in urban areas

The Latest Research

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Family Strengthening Network Evaluation
The Family Strengthening Network (FSN) aims to build resilience in the family unit as a whole, thus improving the quality of life of all family...
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Child Connection Center Evaluation
Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs (WRI) at Rutgers University-Camden serves as a research and public service center for the southern New Jersey community,...
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Culturally Responsive Whole Family Approach
As part of the evaluation of the application of Pascale Sykes' Whole Family Approach (WFA), the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs (WRI) explored...
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Improving Family Well-Being

Too many of America’s working, low-income families are one crisis or one paycheck away from falling into poverty. Use the Whole Family Approach to equip families with the tools and social support to strengthen their relationships, establish stability and plan for the future together.

Whole Family Approach
The Whole Family Approach is a family-led strategy which provides adults and children with the tools to set, plan for, and achieve their goals together.
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Get Started
Learn how to implement the Whole Family Approach so your organization can start the vital work of partnering with the adults and children in your community.
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Impact of the Whole Family Approach
The Whole Family Approach is preventive rather than crisis-driven.
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The Whole Family Approach

Strong families are essential to the well-being of children, adults and the community. The Whole Family Approach is a family-led strategy that provides adults and children in the family with the tools to set, plan for, and achieve their goals together. The approach was founded by the Pascale Sykes Foundation. To learn more about the foundation and their work, click here.

Many of the current social service systems approach family well-being from an individualistic, fragmented, and crisis-oriented perspective. The Whole Family Approach facilitates collaboration between agencies, connecting families with multiple resources they can use to achieve their full potential.

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Success Stories

Solis Family
When Elia, mother of the Solis family, heard Unidos was offering a path to obtain her GED diploma entirely in Spanish, she was very excited....
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Anderson Family
As a 21-year-old father of two, Darnell Anderson is a Stronger Families Strong Fathers empowerment group member. Athletically skilled in basketball, he's also played in...
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Mentoring in a COVID-19 World
The Arthur Project continued to make mentoring a priority in the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how they strengthened relationships in a virtual world.
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