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Child & Family Center Named Regional Nonprofit of the Year

Child & Family Center Named Regional Nonprofit of the YearChild & Family Center received the Nonprofit Organization of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter, Region G, which includes North Los Angeles County, Ventura County and Santa Barbara, at a ceremony held on April 11, at the William S. Hart School District in Santa Clarita. Heidi Viramontes, M.S.W., Program Coordinator for Early Childhood and Multi-Disciplinary Assessment Team and CEO, Nikki Buckstead from Child & Family Center, were in attendance to receive the award.

The award honors an outstanding organization in the community whose accomplishments exemplify the values and mission of professional social work. Criteria set forth by NASW-CA for this award includes making significant contributions to an area or population of concern to the social work profession; does concerted work with at-risk and vulnerable populations; contributes to an improved quality of life in communities; constructively addresses social issues; and enhances and promoted diversity and multicultural experiences. With the receipt of the regional award, Child & Family Center is eligible to be nominated for the state-wide award to be presented later this year.