The Resource Center for Parents and Children (RCPC) is a family-centered organization located in Fairbanks whose mission is to create a culture that values parenting and keeping children safe through education, respect, advocacy, and strong families. This mission is accomplished through four agency departments: Family Education Services; Women, Infants and Children (WIC); Stevie’s Place Children’s Advocacy Center; and Clinical Services. Follow us on Facebook: http://www.faebook.com/rcpc or visit our website at http://www.rcpc.org.
Family Education Services
Family Education Services provides an array of parent education and support services. These services include community-based parenting classes, play groups for children 0-5, community support groups, a home visiting program for parents with children 0-12, as well as intensive family reunification services. Vist our website at http://www.rcpc.org for our updated Community Education calendar.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
WIC is a nutrition education and supplemental food program for pregnant women and new parents, as well as infants and children under the age of five. The program provides the following services: health and nutrition screening and education; vouchers that are used to purchase healthy, approved foods and formulas; assistance in finding health care and other community services; and support and information about breast feeding.
Stevie’s Place Children’s Advocacy Center
Stevies’s Place is a child-centered, community-based, neutral setting that provides the most effective and least traumatic response to allegations of child sexual abuse. Stevie’s Place provides forensic evaluation services, non-offending caregiver support, medical evaluations, and community referrals for family members to obtain the resources they need in order to begin the healing process.
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