Resources to strengthen families and home environments

Families First provides free assessment, parenting education, and support services to strengthen families using an evidence-based curriculum (Triple P). Families that benefit from this program include those who would like to strengthen their relationships and improve parenting skills, and/or who are experiencing one or more of the following risk factors:

  • Difficulty managing a child’s behavior 
  • High stress living environment
  • Struggle with depression or anxiety 
  • Experienced divorce/separation
  • Non-traditional family structure
  • Teen parent
  • Limited support systems
  • Low-income or homeless

Services include parenting education, resource development and/or attainment, community referrals, child care during group parenting sessions and limited transportation to group sessions. Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) staff and curriculum are available.

Service Criteria

  • Must have a child in the home 18 months to 12 years of age and reside in Tarrant County
  • Cannot have an open CPS case
  • Must be voluntarily participating in services

Contact Information

For more information or to make a referral, contact Anne Marie Croft at 817.289.3895. You can also complete the Families First Referral Form. Anyone can refer a family for services.