Host Organization: DeKalb Families in Action, Inc
Chapter Type: Local Affiliate
DeKalb Families in Action, Inc. (DFIA) is a local family-run organization linked to more than 120 chapters and state-wide organizations. DFIA is an established 501 (C) 3 in Stone Mountain, Georgia consisting of youth & families united determined to make a difference in our community. Members are diverse with a common goal to support at-risk youth and young adults with challenging behaviors.
DFIA hosts monthly Individual, Youth, and Family Support Groups along with Case Management and Supportive Employment opportunities lead by Certified Peer Specialists with lived experience. DFIA provides community resources and access to training, workshops, and conferences to “Engage, Educate, and Empower” youth and families in successfully navigating multiple systems. Our organization utilizes a family- driven; youth guided approach that provides community resources & supports to our clients.