Issues Our Families Face
Of CFR’s clients, 92% are people of color and 76% are women. All of our families are living in poverty. All are experiencing the complicated child welfare system. And all are at risk of having their children placed in foster care.
But each family faces a distinct set of challenges that threaten their stability.
100% of the families served by CFR live below the poverty line
21% of our clients are victims of domestic violence
15% of our families are homeless and many face unstable housing
Language & Immigration
20% of our clients are immigrants
25% of CFR parents have a mental health diagnosis
30% have struggled with substance misuse
25% of parents are younger than age 25–and 35% of them have experienced the foster care system or are still in care.