A free service for families who have children with special needs
living in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties of California

Mission Statement

Welcome to the Early Start Family Resource Network (ESFRN) web-site. The purpose of the ESFRN is:

To provide supportive services which include education, resources, and training to families with children who are at risk for or are experiencing delays or disabilities.

To enhance parent awareness by linking families with appropriate services in their communities.

To promote parent and professional collaboration by acknowledging the family's central role in all aspects of the decision-making process and utilizing their strengths.

To provide a coordinated network of parent to parent support throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in California.

Early Start Links:

The FRCN of California is a coalition of California's 47 Family Resource Centers and Networks which are funded through the Federal Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)-Infants and Toddlers Part C.

The Inland Regional Center (IRC) is one of 21 Regional Centers throughout the State of California that is mandated through the Lanterman Act to serve individuals with developmental disabilities.

ESFRN funding sources:

Please note that the information and resources listed on this web-site are for educational purposes only. The ESFRN does not render therapeutic advice or professional services. The information provided by this web-site or any related links should not be used as a substitute for professional advice.

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