Family Focus Resource & Empowerment Center (FFREC) assists families of children who have special needs.  FFREC is a non-profit organization and is a sponsored project of the Michael D. Eisner College of Education at the California State University, Northridge. For more than a decade, FFREC has provided information, referrals, parent-to-parent support and education to families of infants […]

Programs & Services


Infants and Toddlers Early Start The California Early Start program provides early intervention services for eligible infants and toddlers (birth up to third birthday) who have developmental delay, a disability or an established risk condition with a high probability of resulting in a delay.  Teams of service coordinators, healthcare providers, early intervention specialists, therapists, and […]

Prevention Resource & Referral Services (PRRS)


Beginning July 1, 2011, we started admninstering a new program for infants & toddlers who are “at risk” of developmental delay. All infants and toddlers suspected of having a developmental concern including those “at risk” will receive intake and evaluation from their local regional center to determine eligibility for services. Regional centers will facilitate each […]

Our Mission

Our mission is to serve families of children with special needs, and the professionals who work with them. We serve children from birth up to age 22.  See our Programs page for details.  Read More

What's New

5th Annual Autism Walk

We are proud to co-sponsor the 5th annual Antelope Valley Autism Awareness Walk and Resource Fair! This year’s event will be held April 13, 2013 at JetHawk Stadium in Lancaster, CA. See our Autism Walk page for details.    Read More

New Van Nuys Satellite Office!

We are pleased to announce Family Focus Resource Center is now available to serve families at a new Van Nuys satellite office! We are available Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the North Los Angeles County Regional Center’s Van Nuys office.  We are in the third floor library.  Walk-ins are welcome, or call us at 818-677-6854 to make an appointment.    Read More

Fall Events

We’ve got lots of events on our Calendar this Fall, from IEP Strategies to Preschool Transition to Children’s Safety Fairs.  Check out our Calendar today!  Read More