The staff at our organization is dedicated and specially trained to handle family issues and
help parents replace abusive behaviors with effective skills for nonviolent, nurturing parenting.
In 1979, the Exchange Club Family Center of Northeast Florida adopted Parent Aide as its national project. By working hands-on with families in a consistent way, we have successfully
helped families break the cycle of abuse.
Meet our Board.
Constant & Consistent
Constant and consistent service is maintained through home visits which occur one to two
times per week for a period ranging from four months to one year. Once a family connects
with one of our compassionate Parent Aides, they no longer need to worry about feeling overwhelmed or alone. Our Parent Aides will help guide them every step of the way.
Breaking the Cycle
Our Parent Aide model is based on research and concepts first introduced by Drs. Ray Heiferand Henry Kempe, who were pioneers in the field in the 1960s. Their leading research on battered children syndrome expressed the belief that most abusive parents grew up without a positive parenting role model. Here at the Exchange Club Family Center of Northeast Florida, we are working to break that cycle by providing at-risk parents the tools they need to be successful and to inspire their own children.