Who We Are / Purpose

Specific and Primary Purposes of the FSO

FSO/CMO Strategic Partnership

Relationship Building activities to include ongoing meetings and collaborative efforts between CMO and FSO staff.

Community Development

Creating family movement at the local level through an array of services designed to bring families together for support and information sharing, this includes information/ referral Warm line, peer support groups, family education forums, advocacy efforts and recruitment of volunteers.

Direct Peer to Peer Support

Peer Support Partners to directly assist CMO enrolled families through provision of emotional support, community resource linkage and guidance in helping family to articulate needs within child/family team process.


Ongoing local system education through presentations and forums that impart role of FSO and communicate family friendly, parent/professional partnership messages to providers, DCP&P,  MH, JJ, Schools, and Child Advocacy Organizations.

Additional Services

We will assist each family to recognize, express and seek out those services that are most needed to empower your own particular family.