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Families4Change, Inc.

P.O. Box 248
Athens, GA 30603
Contact Information
William Quinn
Youth Development Coordinator

Program Specifications


Prevention, Intervention

Age/Grade Level:

Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School





Target Settings:

Rural, Urban, Suburban, Inner City

Target Groups:


Other Participation Criteria:

First offenders in the juvenile courts


The mission of Families4Change, Inc. is to provide direct services to youth at-risk and their families. In addition it provides professional training for communities interested in implementing the Family Solutions Program as an approach in resolving problems of youth.

Program Descriptors Include:

Attendance/Truancy, Behavior Management/Discipline, Bullying/Violence, Family/Parental Involvement

Program Rating:

Limited Evidence

Starting Year:


Students Served Per Year:

Last Verified:

December 2nd, 2010

Strategies for Locating Students:


Reenrolled Students with Disabilities:


Risk Factors

Program addresses the following:

Individual Factors

  • High-risk social behavior
  • Poor attendance
  • Misbehavior

Community Factors

  • Youth social attitudes

Protective Factors

Program promotes the following:


  • Opportunities and rewards for pro-social involvement
  • Clear social norms
  • Involvement with positive peer activities

Program Resources

Annual Cost:

The annual cost range of the program is or per student.

Funding Sources Include:

Program Staff Includes:

Social Workers, Parents

Materials Used:

Supporting/Partner Organizations:

United Way of Northeast Georgia Member Agency

Evaluation Information

Description of Program Impact:
The success of the Families4Change program is evaluated using the rate or percentages of re-offenses, self-report measures used by the family, and family participation rates.

How Evaluation Data Was Collected:
Data collected and analyzed at state or organizational level

Additional Evaluation Information: