Programs

We provide a variety of community-building classes, activities, and events throughout the year.


Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival

Around May 5th every year Familias Unidas celebrates Latino culture and heritage through music, dancing, food, and resource tables, all free to the public.

National Night Out Against Crime

Takes place the first Tuesday of August Familias Unidas and South Everett Neighborhood Center host a block party designed to increase crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in local anti-crime programs, and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.

Raices Latinas

A two-week summer camp for Latino kids ages 10-14 in which they learn about their cultural heritage through education, fun activities, and fieldtrips.

Ongoing ELL (English Language Learners) Classes

Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:00pm at Faith Lutheran Church 6708 Cady Road, on the corner of Cady and Madison in Everett.

Citizenship Preparation Classes

Held here at Familias Unidas every Thursday evening from 6:00 – 8:00pm.

Advocacy Training

A Spanish-language course where parents learn to navigate the U.S. school-system, to build on their children’s strengths, and learn about their and their children’s rights. Childcare and a meal are provided.

Strengthening Multi-Ethnic Families and Communities

A Spanish-language course in which parents learn to navigate cultural differences, learn parenting skills, anti-gang and anti-violence skills, and drug and alcohol awareness. Dinner is provided free of charge, as is childcare for children over 2 years.
Leadership Training – We provide workshops and trainings in leadership skills such as volunteer management, grant-writing, and fundraising for our Advisory Council.

Financial Literacy Programs for Youth and Adults

Learn to manage money, create savings accounts, deal with debt, and much more!

WayOUT

A two-day seminar provided by Cocoon House in partnership with Familias Unidas. The seminar is designed to help parents of adolescent teens through the difficult years of adolescence. Topics include self-identity and effective communication. Both parents and youth learn how to express their feelings without feeling ignored. This course is court-approved and has helped many families in Snohomish County. If you are interested or would like more information please call Project SAFE at Cocoon House at (425) 317-9898.

Latino Parent Support Group

A Spanish-language support group here at Familias Unidas hosted by Cocoon House. The support group is meant for families of teens and pre-teens. The group carries out reflection exercises and learns how to use each other as resources. Please call (425) 339-4179 for details.

At-Risk Youth Intervention

Project SAFE provides a free phone consultation for parents who feel that their child is out of control, that they’ve tried everything, or worry that their child is going to run away. Call Project SAFE at Cocoon House at (425) 317-9898 to set an appointment for a phone consultation.

Alateen

A support group in Spanish for people who are affected by the alcoholism of others, whether it be: siblings, children, parents, grandparents, spouses, significant others, friends, etc. The group is free and open to everyone. For more information call (360) 657-0250 or visit the website at www.district23.com

For more information about any of these programs or to enroll, please contact us at (425) 513-2880 or stop by during drop-in hours.