Connecting Families… Empowering People
Howe Community Resource Center
526 S. Monroe Ave Green Bay, WI 54301
Resource Center FAQ
What is a Family Resource Center?
A family resource center is a place where people can find information and programs to strengthen both the individual and the family unit. We also provide information regarding community resources to the residents of the Greater Green Bay area. The Resource Center is a safe place for individuals and families to learn and grow individually and together.
What are the programs offered at the Resource Center?
The Resource Center offers programs and services that meet the needs of the entire family. We offer programming beginning prenatally and continuing through the teenage years. Some of the programs that we offer at the Resource Center are parenting classes, home visits, and reading tutoring. In addition, we are very fortunate to have strong community partnerships and are able to offer programming through the UW-
What geographical are do you serve?
We serve all of Brown County.
Is there a cost for programming at the Resource Center?
Most programs are offered free of charge. We are fortunate to have wonderful partnerships within the Green Bay community that financially help support programming at the Resource Center.
Where are we located?
The Howe Community Resource Center is centrally located in the heart of Green Bay. We are easily accessed by the Green Bay metro system. Our address is: 526 South Monroe Avenue underneath the Mason St bridge and A&W.
Howe is the Resource Center funded?
The Center is funded through various local grants, fundraising activities and donations. The majority of funding is for our Parenting Home Visiting program.
Howe can I help the Howe Community Resource Center?
Because of the highly confidential nature of the work we do, our volunteering opportunities are limited. There are special events when volunteers are needed-
What is HCRC’s relationship with the Green Bay School District?
We are our own private nonprofit and have a board of directors to oversee our programs. We do not get funding from the school district. Our parenting program and community events are open anyone in Brown County. We provide programming for and support to Howe School and their students and families. The school district does own the building we occupy and provide supportive services such as phone and computers.
Parent Educator FAQ
What is a Parent Educator?
A parent Educator is a professional in the human services field with experience in working with young at-
Who are the HCRC Parent Educators?
HCRC has four certified Parent Educators-
What do Parent Educators do on a home visit?
We use an evidence based curriculum called Parents As Teachers, recognizing parents are the first and most influential teacher in their children’s life. Each home visit focuses on three main areas: parent-
Where do home visiting clients come from?
HCRC is one of three gateway agencies for The Community Partnership for Children whose goal is to see that all children are safe, healthy, and ready for school. Every birth that occurs in Brown County hospitals is screened for risk factors. Families with two or more risk factors are referred to the program. Families are also referred from other sources such as Child Protective Services, Salvation Army, and self referrals.
Are home visits the only services you offer to young at-
We offer two different parenting classes-
How do I refer someone for services?
Contact HCRC and we will be sure to make a connection. Because Parent Educators are often out of the office, please call 920-