The Partnership for Families will empower vulnerable Northside families so their young children get to school ready to read and learn.

1. Children will arrive in kindergarten with the skills and knowledge (pre-literacy and socio-emotional skills) to succeed in school.
2. Parents will have the skills and self-efficacy to facilitate and support early learning and socio-emotional development of their children.

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From ABC's and "Pat the Bunny" to instruction manuals and textbooks, we encourage and support reading for everyone.

"I learned that I need to always be there for him, so he can have a better life."

"I'm so grateful for these classes. I really feel like I'm learning good skills!"

"I can get my kids to child care, and I can get to work and to school, every day. I really am getting somewhere now."

The Partnership for Families is an umbrella organization of over two dozen established non-profits working together to help Richmond parents and caregivers, from all walks of life, flourish, to better prepare their children for success in kindergarten, and beyond.