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Overview

The Safe Families Workgroup is responsible for the implementation of the Safe Families Coordination Plan under Safe Long Beach. The Safe Families Workgroup designed to deconstruct the intergenerational cycle of violence and enhance protective factors by promoting increased coordination of existing resources, use of evidence-based programs, and data driven results. Specifically, the goals and objectives of this Workgroup are as follows.

  • Goal 1: Increase access to violence prevention services.
    • Objective 1: Develop one universal citywide community resource guide.
    • Objective 2: Improve access to services through five existing Community Resource Centers.
  • Goal 2: Reduce family violence- child abuse, domestic violence and elder abuse.
    • Objective 1: Develop multi-prong strategy to address family violence.
    • Objective 2: Expand family strengthening programs
    • Objective 3: Develop a family strengthening awareness and education campaign.


Latest News & Updates

  • City hosts Strengthening Families Conference
    As part of the City's Safe Long Beach efforts, on Saturday, May 14, the City of Long Beach and the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) hosted the Strengthening Families Conference. The conference focused on enhancing the support and education of children who have been exposed to violence, as well as ensuring the safety and well-being of all young people. Workshops featured important topics for parents, caregivers, and professionals who work with youth and families, that included:
    • Identifying the impacts of child abuse and neglect
    • Building the social and emotional competence of children
    • Identifying and reducing domestic violence
    • Preventing child maltreatment through family and community assistance
    • Understanding adolescent behavior and development
    • Combating loneliness and isolation

Workgroup Meeting Dates

  • Friday, October 14, 2016
    8:30-10:30am
    Miller Health Education Center
    3820 Cherry Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90807
  • Friday, December 2, 2016
    8:30-10:30am
    Miller Health Education Center

    3820 Cherry Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90807


    For more information, contact:

    Christina Boatwright
    christina.boatwright@longbeach.gov
    (562) 570-5841


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