Family Voices of California (FVCA) is a statewide grassroots clearinghouse
for information and education about ways to assure and improve health care for
children with disabilities and chronic conditions. FVCA was established through
the linkage of Family Voices National*
and the Family Resource Centers Network of California*.
FVCA Council is made up agencies from across the state that represents urban,
suburban and rural areas in 36 counties. FVCA seeks to improve the lives of children
with special health care needs by:
- Improving policies and systems
of care for children with special health care needs
- Providing information and education to families and professionals regarding health care for children
with special health care needs
- Promoting quality health care that is family centered, culturally competent, community-based and coordinated
- Developing family and professional partnershipsOur members serve on local, state and national boards, committees and task forces, and serve as advisors to private and public health systems and researchprojects…always bringing the family perspective to policy discussions and decisions.
FVCA has developed a statewide network of Parent Health Liaisons who participate in monthly conference calls to track
emerging trends and issues families are encountering, identify training and information needs of Parent Health Liaison service providers, develop best practices, and exchange information and resources.
Click here to see a map of Council Member Agencies in California