Founded in the traditions of faith and service, Family Outreach Community United Services (FOCUS) is a community based agency called to embrace people in need, bring voice to the voiceless, and restore hope and dignity to the forgotten. FOCUS fosters the skills that enable people to gain control of their lives and their futures by providing the necessary steps to emerge from homelessness and poverty, and gain economic and social stability.
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Click on the photo below to watch the Channel 24 video highlighting FOCUS in our community!
To see how FOCUS has helped one local family, click on each photo to view a video.
FOCUS’ new Learning Room for our participant children to stay busy while their parents work with FOCUS staff! Thanks to Title One Funding for helping provide such an enriching environment.
Members of FOCUS’ staff and board of directors, along with volunteers from ABLE, came together for a neighborhood clean-up this Spring. Volunteers walked a two-city block area, picking up trash. Heading the group, FOCUS board president, Drew Masse, said “FOCUS staff offices are in this neighborhood, and many of our clients live in this area as well. So it’s really up to all of us when it comes to keeping things clean and nice looking.” The weather cooperated for a change, and the volunteers were all left with a smile and a sense of having done something nice for others. FOCUS hosts a neighborhood clean-up several times each year. Keep an eye on our calendar to see when the next one is scheduled – we could use your help!