When did you first get involved with CCFI?
I first got involved with CCFI when I was required to take parenting classes.
What service(s) did you and your family utilize?
I took two parenting classes at CCFI: Parenting Through Trauma and Live Your Best Life.
What was most helpful about the service(s) you received?
When I took Parenting Through Trauma, it helped me learn new ways to parent when times got hard. It helped me understand my through process and know how to handle things better.
Did coming to CCFI change anything about your life?
It changed a lot about my life! The people that worked with me helped me believe in myself and helped me understand more about being a parent. They listened when I needed someone and helped me when I needed them most. This place gave me hope and a new outlook on being a parent.
Emylie is a fun-loving parent who enjoys spending time with her daughter.
What comes to mind when you think of CCFI?
A place that I can go and not feel judged when I need help. Everyone at CCFI is willing to help, no matter what the situation is. CCFI is part of my story and made me who I am today. It has helped me become a better parent AND a better person. Because of CCFI, I am who I want and need to be.
What do you feel is the biggest impact CCFI has made on the community?
Helping parents when they needed help. Giving them a second chance to become the parent they are meant to be.
What would you like to say to encourage others to get involved with CCFI, whether by donating or volunteering?
No matter what age your kids are, this place will help you understand more. There is always something new to learn when it comes to being a parent. Volunteering at CCFI will help the community in many ways. It helps with single parents and helps children get what they need and deserve. People that volunteer will give parents the change to be the best parent possible.