Connect Families to other Families who are currently utilizing FMS to share information and support.
Provide workshops and training on topics that pertain to FMS such as family leadership, staff retention and planning for the future.
Provide access to a lending library of books, videos and brochures
Share information on upcoming events, workshops and training within our community.
Provide support and advocacy
Have information regarding bookkeeping and payroll including a list of local bookkeepers who are familiar with FMS and are recommended by other families.
Have a database pool of potential staff for families to interview and possibly hire to work with their loved one with a disability. Families will be able to review this database to find who they feel may be a good match, based on a set of criteria that the potential employee indicated in the database. All potential employees must provide a criminal record check as well as a CWIS check prior to being inputted into the database.
Have a collection of paperwork for families to adapt and change to meet their needs, such as confidentiality agreements, job offers and time sheets, interview questions and reference checks.