Work Family Resource Center (WFRC) is a private, non-profit child care resource and referral agency created in 1991 as a joint effort between the Junior League of Winston-Salem, Northwest Child Development Council, The Winston-Salem Foundation, the United Way of Forsyth County and several local corporations. The work of the agency focuses on coordinating child care services with child care needs and promoting public awareness about the importance of quality child care. The mission of the agency is to provide consumer education, referrals and resources to improve the quality of child care in our community.
The key values of WFRC are:
Educating the community about quality child care
Advocating for a comprehensive, high-quality early childhood delivery system
Empowering families to make informed decisions about quality child care
Partnering with early care and education professionals to offer quality child care
Respecting the personal dignity and worth of all individuals with whom we interact
WFRC helps parents find quality childcare; helps income eligible parents access financial assistance to pay for the cost of child care; provides enhanced services to businesses and individuals; provides technical assistance and support to improve the quality of child care programs; maintains a database of over 400 legally operating child care centers; and collects and distributes information on the supply of and demand for child care.
WFRC is supported by a strong Board firmly established in the business community that supports the agency’s efforts to improve the quality of the child care system in Forsyth and 8 other surrounding counties.
Front Row (left to right):
Gena Puckett, Program Director – Work Family Resource Center
Dan Joyner, President – Image360
Katura Jackson, Executive Director – Work Family Resource Center
Suzanne Isenberg, Development Director – Work Family Resource Center
Second Row (left to right):
Terry Barber, Director of Catering and Event Planning – Twin City Quarter
Gayle Anderson, President & CEO – Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce
Rodessa Mitchell, Vice President, Education & Workforce Development – Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce