Dear Clients, Friends and Supporters of CAF. We are delighted that you are visiting our website. I am proud to introduce to you Centro de Apoyo Familiar or the Center for the Assistance to Families (CAF), a non-profit agency serving the Washington Metropolitan area and Lawrence, MA.
FAMILIAS SANAS/HEALTHY FAMILIES INITIATIVE
The goal of this initiative is to strengthening the families by providing emotional, social and educational support to improve their quality of life in the areas of financial management, healthy relationships and physical, emotional and environmental health.
Some of the Programs under this initiative include: Casas Sanas, Ninos Sanos/Healthy Homes, Healthy Kids, Elders Program and Domestic violence Program.
Casas Sanas, Ninos Sanos- Healthy Homes, Healthy Children a joint project of the Centro de Apoyo Familiar (CAF) and the JSI Center for Environmental Health Studies and funded by the EPA in which 10 women from 10 churches in Lawrence, MA have been trained to do outreach and education with people in their churches on factors in their homes that affect children's health such as lead paint and asthma triggers.