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Family Resource Network

Serving Families Raising Children With Special Needs in These California Counties:

Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolomne

Phone: 209.472.3674 or Toll Free 800.847.3030

Family Resource Network
5250 Claremont Avenue,
Suite 148
Stockton, CA 95207

(209) 472-3674 or
(800) 847-3030
(5 county service area)
Fax (209) 472-3673

Donate by Mail


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Healing Hearts SocietyHealing Hearts Society

Helping Families at Their Most Difficult Time

A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. But...there is no word for a parent who loses a child, that's how awful the loss is.
~ Winston Churchill


Thanks to generous donors, Family Resource Network's Healing Heart Society is providing a much needed service to families in Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne Counties — that of providing financial assistance to families upon the death of their child with special needs. Since its inception in June of 2007, 120 families have received financial assistance from the Healing Hearts Society.

Agencies throughout the region have let us know that the Healing Hearts Society is the only local source for this type of established assistance to families. We know that many families face serious financial difficulties due to the child's illness or disability. Families who have received Healing Heart Society funds have let us know that these funds are greatly appreciated.

The Healing Hearts Society is funded exclusively through private donations. Family Resource Network is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and donations are tax deductible. All donations to Family Resource Network's Healing Hearts Society are of tremendous assistance to families as they begin the healing process.

Donations may be made to Family Resource Network, 5250 Claremont Ave., Suite 148, Stockton, CA 95207. Please note on the check that the donation is for the Healing Hearts Society.

Healing Hearts Society Committee

Family Resource Network
Sherwood Executive Center
5250 Claremont Ave., Suite 148
Stockton, CA 95207

A Note About Donations

If you would like to financially support any of the programs offered by FRN, you can specify to which programs you would like to direct your donation by writing it in the "Special Instructions" section of the PayPal form as you check out.

If you would prefer to donate via check, you may click here to access the donation form where you can specify to which programs you would like to direct your donation, and send by postal mail or hand-deliver to:

Family Resource Network
Sherwood Executive Center
5250 Claremont Ave., Suite 148
Stockton, CA 95207

Friend in Deed CertificateCertificate

A Perfect Gift for:

  • Teachers,
  • Instructional Aides,
  • Doctors,
  • Service Coordinators,
  • Grandparents,
  • Babysitters, or
  • Other special people in your child's life.

"Please send a Friend in Deed Certificate to my sister. The love she has provided to me and my son cannot be measured…"

Do you know someone who deserves special recognition?

We all know someone who has been the cornerstone of our child's success. Or that special someone we turn to in a crisis who has always been able to guide us. Please consider awarding that special someone whose actions are always beyond the call of duty with a certificate recognizing them as a FRIEND IN DEED.

Submit the form below to FRN and we will make sure that those friends whose acts of kindness and compassion have made a difference in the life of a child and their family are formally recognized. Their names will be printed in FRN's next newsletter.

Download the Friend in Deed form, and mail it, along with $10 per certificate to cover the cost of preparing and mailing each certificate. Take the following link see a sample certificate.