Monday, March 11, 2013

Safe Families Training offered in McHenry County

Safe Families Accelerated Comprehensive Training Session

Being Offered in McHenry County, Spring 2013

For Details Contact:
Shelly Forté

Willow Creek Community Church/Crystal Lake campus: 220 Exchange Drive, Suite A, Crystal Lake, Illinois (by the Pingree Metra Station)

Saturday, April 6, 2013, 8:30am-1:00pm

Prospective Safe Families in McHenry County are invited to a live, accelerated Comprehensive Training Session this April…

Offered as an alternative to online training, this event is designed to equip you to welcome a child into your home and move you through the Safe Families training process efficiently. The live Comprehensive Training Session includes everything you need to become a certified Safe Family—all in one place. 

  • Start or submit your application
  • Schedule a Home Study
  • Complete fingerprinting & begin background checks
  • Complete your training hours
  • Learn more about Safe Families and connect with local community resources
  • Meet like-minded families who will support you
Doors open at 8:30 AM for those who need to start an application, schedule a home study, start a background check, or ask one-on-one questions.  Training session begins at 9:00 AM sharp.

Childcare is offered to those who RSVP by Saturday, March 30th.  A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. There will also be a variety of special giveaways throughout the training session you won't want to miss!

The training session will be presented by Tom Maluga the Director of Safe Families for Children (since the ministry's inception in 2002).  Tom holds two Masters degrees, has served in two urban pastorates, and is devoted to helping families find God’s healing and redeeming grace.

Reserve your spot today! We look forward to seeing you on April 6th to equip and encourage you in your journey.

If you have further questions please contact Shelly Forte 

Background Information on Safe Families for Children

Safe Families for Children comes alongside families in temporary crisis to provide a safe place for their children to live while the family gets back on their feet.

There are many such families and children in need in our area. We look forward to meeting with you to discuss how we may work together, to assist these families and meet the need.

For More Information About Safe Families for Children Please Contact:

Jim Whitfield – National Director of Operations
SafeFamilies / youshare
4300 West Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL     60641
Work – 847.653.2280
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