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The Fairfield County Family, Adult and Children First Council is a partnership of public and private non-profit and for-profit child and family serving agencies and organizations committed to improving the well-being of children and families in Fairfield County.
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19th Annual Mary Good Humanitarian Award Presented to Heather Pool
Heather Pool, teacher for Lancaster City Preschools, received the 19th annual Mary Good Humanitarian Award. She was nominated by Brenda Zeiders and Sandra Herzog from Lancaster City Schools who were mentored by Mary Good early in their careers. The presentation was featured during United Way’s Awards Recognition Event on April 1.

The Fairfield County FACF Council along with United Way created this award as a tribute to Mary Good for her exceptional service to the community on behalf of children and families. Mary was a teacher with the Lancaster City Schools, Christian educator at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, park leader with the United Way Summer Park program in Pleasantville, Peace School coordinator, social worker, and scout leader. This annual award has honored Mary’s memory since 2003 by recognizing a special person who exemplifies her compassion and daily devotion to the cause of nurturing and protecting children and families.

Thank you, Heather, for your dedication to families and children, and congratulations on receiving this well-deserved recognition!
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Fairfield County Family, Adult and Children First Council Programs
Help Me Grow is a voluntary child development program for expectant mothers, infants, and toddlers under the age of three.
Help Me Grow Program
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Fairfield County Multi-System Youth Cluster provides service coordination and services to assist families when their children are experiencing problems.
Multi-System Youth Program
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The Family, Adult and Children First Council currently offer parent education classes to Fairfield County parents. Many other classes offered in the community can be found in the Parent Education Calendar.
Parent Education Classes
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Plan of Safe Care Perinatal Cluster
Support for families’ health and safety needs for substance exposed or affected infants.
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Fairfield County Family, Adult and Children First Council: Resources + Reports