Fostering Hope Initiative

Children. Adults. Families. Neighborhoods.

About

Imagine… every child and adult in every neighborhood lives in a safe, stable, nurturing home, is healthy, succeeds in school or work, and enjoys financial sufficiency. This is the vision of the Fostering Hope Initiative (FHI).

CCS serves as the lead partner for this neighborhood-based collective impact initiative designed to strengthen families, mobilize neighborhoods and promote optimum child and youth development. It is a partnership of government, public and private organizations joining together with a common goal.

FHI operates in high poverty, high need neighborhoods. Each FHI Neighborhood is staffed with a Community Health Worker who works with families and community partners to help support strong families and safe, healthy neighborhoods.

Building Community Resilience Mini Grant Opportunity

With support from Willamette Health Council, Fostering Hope Initiative will award 4-8 grants to local partners and community groups
who propose innovative projects and activities that support building community resilience and improved health outcomes!

Our Stories

Read the stories of people in your community being helped. See all our stories.

Exciting Updates at the Seymour Center

Exciting Updates at the Seymour Center

We have some exciting updates at the Seymour Center: the Center is fully leased with community partners who have made the promise of a collaborative co-location space a reality; the playground is installed and the sound of children playing fills the air and lifts our...

Father Taaffe Food Booth Goes on the Road!

Father Taaffe Food Booth Goes on the Road!

We have two upcoming opportunities to raise needed funds for Father Taaffe Homes and Pregnancy Support Services, providing care, stability, and community connections to vulnerable young moms and their babies. Step Into Spring is this weekend, May 15-16 at St. Edward’s...

Thank you, Sponsors

Thank you for your support! CCS would like to thank all of the sponsors who gave so generously to help sustain the services that St. Joseph Shelter, Mission Benedict and Casa Adele provide.