Staff


Tricia Foster

Program Coordinator
Patricia.Foster@socfc.org
541-734-5150 x1042

Diana Bennington

The Family Connection Program Assistant
Diana.Bennington@socfc.org
541-734-5150 x1050

Who We Are

The family connection supports and implements parenting education by partnering with other agencies and organizations that serve children and families. We are the recipient of the OPEC (Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative) grant to be the Parenting Education hub serving Jackson and Josephine County.

What We Do

We are one of the limited resources in Southern Oregon that fund Parenting Classes. We collaborate with community partners to implement free to the public evidence-based Parenting Education curriculum in a friendly format for parents of Jackson and Josephine County.

Why We Matter

Parenting Education is the first form of preventative care to shield children from adverse childhood experiences. It is our hope that normalizing Parenting Eudcation for all socio-economic backgrounds as a community effort will help shape healthy childhood experiences. It is also our hope that parents that don’t “have a village” can feel supported and empowered in this community to raise well-adjusted, ready-to-learn children.