Happy Father’s Day Shasta County: Encouragement & Challenges

Currently, Shasta County is plagued with many challenges that affect the family. Strong, healthy families are key to addressing the dual challenges of crime and homelessness because broken families are more likely to produce kids who end up homeless or in our criminal justice system. We need fathers and mothers of all ages to rise up, overcome the challenges they face, and be there for their kids – and we as the community and as the county government, need to support them and ensure government programs and services incentivize the creation and maintenance of strong families: