Family navigators are a critical part of Oakland’s early childhood ecosystem. They help families find resources to meet basic needs, address barriers in service provision, and understand many different parent perspectives. OSSS recently led a research project focused on how to support family navigators and understand their needs.
From interviews with navigators, we learned that:
The OSSS Lead Planning Team and the Oakland Family Resource Center Network has the following initial ideas about action steps:
To learn more about this Family Navigator project, check out this report.
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