Spotlight on First Step Family Support Center

Mission statement: Our mission is to promote the healthy development of children and families by providing innovative and family centered programs to meet the needs of parents and their children in a respectful and responsible manner.

Service area: First Step serves all of Clallam County with a focus on Port Angeles and Sequim.

People served: In 2008, First Step served 4,478 adults and children, and the need is growing each year.

Annual budget/United Way funding: The 2009 budget is $756,401 and includes United Way allocations (1.84 percent) and United Way designations (1.74 percent) for a total from United Way of 3.58 percent.

Director: Nita Lynn

For more information: Phone 457-8355 or visit Web site

Next week: Family Planning of Clallam County

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