Announcing the 2020 Community Partnership Celebration Award Winners

Our Community Partnership Celebration Awards honor and recognize the outstanding people who exemplify our four core values.

We're Working with Working Together Jackson to Support Jackson Families

Families as Allies is part of Working Together Jackson's efforts to raise money and provide resources for Jackson Public Schools families.

Mississippi Coordinator of Mental Health Accessibility Appointed

We welcome Mississippi's Coordinator of Mental Health Accessibility, Mr. Bill Rosamond, who was appointed to the position on Oct. 15.

Early Childhood Focus Groups - Sign Up for November

We still have early childhood focus groups you can sign up for in November if you're a Mississippi caregiver of a young child with developmental challenges.

Virtual Family Support Meeting - Families as Allies - Oct. 29

Family support meeting for parents or caregivers raising a child to check in with each other, discuss problems and concerns, and support one another.

NFFCMH 2020 Virtual Mini-Conference - Nov. 10 and 12

Workshops addressing peer support, family/youth leadership, co-occurring mental health/substance use disorders, trauma-informed services.

7th Annual Virtual Community Partnership Celebration - Nov. 16

Our annual awards event to celebrate community partnerships will be held on November 16 at 5:30 p.m. via Facebook Live.

Mississippi Department of Mental Health Peer Support Training - Nov. 16 - 20

This training includes a track facilitated by Families as Allies for parents who want to do peer support for other parents.

National Care Coordination Standards for Children and Youth with Special Needs

Care coordination is a core component of federal and state efforts to improve health outcomes, reduce caregiver and patient burden, and decrease health care costs for children and adults with chronic and complex conditions.

Halloween & COVID-19: Have Fun While Staying Safe

Some Halloween traditions may look different this year to help keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. But there are still lots of ways families can have fun while avoiding the scare of being exposed to or spreading the virus. See ideas and tips.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

A checklist for adults and kids to stay safe during Halloween. Offers ways to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19 while still enjoying Halloween-related activities.