In our Year 20–a milestone year–we served our highest number of children, youth and families, over 2,000! This increase in care was due to the implementation of two vital Behavioral Health programs: School-Based Mental Health and the Mental Health Act-Full-Services Partnership Program. These programs both aimed to serve SLO County‚Äôs most underserved and vulnerable population of kids being impacted by mental health issues.

Read the Full Story
We hope that you will join us over the next 30 weeks as we share the journey of the Family Care Network, highlighting our partners and collaborators who made the last 30 years of care possible.

FCNI at a Glance

  • Employees


  • Number of Programs


  • Children, Youth and Families Served


  • Success Rate


State of the State

  • California Large Number of Foster Children

    California is home to one out of every five of our Nation's foster children.

  • Foster Children and Homelessness

    Three out of every 10 of our Nation's homeless are former foster youth.

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Rates of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among foster care alumni are up to twice the rate of US war veterans who faced combat.