What is a Family Resource Network?

Because existing systems of delivering services to families and individuals are often fragmented and can be a source of stress for those who most need assistance, the Governor’s Cabinet on Children and families developed the concept of FRNs to encourage collaboration between families and agencies to design and plan services that are family- centered, strengths-focused, community-based, and prevention-oriented.

What’s New


Dispose of Your Prescription Medications Responsibly


It isn’t safe to simply flush medications down the toilet or throw them in the trash, which can lead to harmful drugs in our water supply, accidental indigestion by children or pets, or medications being used illegally. Learn more about getting rid of prescription medications correctly, safely, and sensibly.


ERFRN still needs your help with the WV Safe at Home Initiative

If you know about available opportunities in your community for family engagement, such as:

  • Transportation/carpooling or Civic social organizations,
    Activities, Lessons, Therapy (music, arts, sports, hobbies, etc)
    Mentoring Programs (Energy Express),
    Support Groups
    Spiritual Guidance

Complete our questionnaire so we can add your submission as a resource for local families!