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  • STRENGTHENING FAMILIES SINCE 1956
  • STRONG COMMUNITY COLLABORATIONS
  • DEDICATED STAFF
  • <p>WHAT OUR CLIENTS</p> <p>SAY ABOUT US</p>
  • <p>GEORGE FLOYD</p> <p>-- BLACK LIVES MATTER</p>
OUR  MISSION

OUR MISSION

The enduring mission of Palomar Family Counseling Service is to support and strengthen children, youth, adults, families, schools, and communities.

To accomplish its mission, PFCS provides service in four primary areas:

1) COUNSELING AND COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families,
2) SITE-BASED COUNSELING services through partnerships with North County schools and other community organizations,
3) PREVENTION, EARLY INTERVENTION, outreach, and educational services, and
4) COURT ORDERED TREATMENT services.

An Open Letter To Our Staff, Clients, Partners, Funders, and Community Stakeholders

An Open Letter To Our Staff, Clients, Partners, Funders, and Community Stakeholders

The killing of George Floyd is the latest egregious act of police brutality that is but one facet of the widespread and systemic racism perpetuated in American society. Racism is wielded subtly or overtly to discriminate against and oppress those with less agency in society, such as those who are not white, not straight, or not fully-abled.

PFCS stands with the Black Lives Matter movement to demand change. I’d like to credit Dr. Jensen Shirley, an African-American PFCS therapist, with crafting much of the following statement. Certainly these ideas are not ours alone but represent many in the mental health community:

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OUR  VALUES

OUR VALUES

RESPECT
We value others by honoring individuality and diversity,
and we treat all with dignity creating a welcoming,
inclusive atmosphere.
INTEGRITY
We are honest, ethical, and accountable
in all our interactions.
EXCELLENCE
We strive to provide effective and evidence-based
best practices of quality care with skill,
sensitivity, and compassion.
EMPOWERMENT
We believe all individuals possess strengths
and the capacity for positive growth.
PARTNERSHIP
We work in collaboration with clients & our community
to build strong bridges of connection and support.

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LEADERSHIP, FUNDERS & PARTNERS

As a nonprofit public benefit corporation, PFCS is governed by a Board of Directors who all serve voluntarily.

Back row: José Monforte, Gene Ramos, Al Trevisan, Darol Caster (Treasurer), Dan Engelbrecht, James Rowe, Marv Gilbert (Secretary). Front row: Randy Garcia (President), Marsha Hamilton (Vice President), Sharon Disney, Judy Tillyer, and James Talley. Missing: Vi Dupre.
Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, Lisa Turner, LCSW, has served as the agency’s Executive Director since 2015. She has extensive clinical social work experience with women, children, adolescents, and young families and she is honored to have worked at PFCS since 2001.

The Executive Director leads a staff of approximately 80 dedicated employees. Staff are largely licensed mental health professionals, or registered associates working under licensed clinical supervision, case managers, prevention and early intervention specialists, and administrative professionals.

PFCS is extremely grateful for the partnership of the following organizations who currently or recently generously funded PFCS programs and services: • Angels Society of Fallbrook • Escondido East Rotary Club • Escondido Charitable Foundation • National Charity League, Inc. – San Luis Rey Chapter • Nordson Corporation Foundation • San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization • The Country Friends
• Bella Mente Montessori Academy • City of Poway • City of Vista • County of San Diego • Escondido Union High School District • Escondido Union School District • Fallbrook Regional Health District • Fallbrook Union Elementary School District • Fallbrook Union High School District • Oceanside Unified School District • Pacific View Charter School • San Marcos Unified School District. • Valley Center – Pauma Unified School District • Vista Unified School District

HOW YOU CAN HELP

PFCS is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and all donations are tax-deductible. Our EIN is 33-0629248. Please contact Lisa Turner, Executive Director, if you would like to learn how your tax-deductible donation might help us help others. Click here to Donate!

You can also support PFCS by shopping at Amazon through the Amazon Smile link below. THANK YOU!

PFCS is a proud member of the following organizations:

• Escondido Chamber of Commerce

• Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce

• Fallbrook Community Health Collaborative

• National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

• Oceanside Promise – Collective Impact Table

• Oceanside Promise – Early Childhood Success Collective Action Network

• San Diego Employer’s Association

• California Association of Nonprofits

• North County Philanthropy Council

HELPFUL RESOURCES

WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR OUR PARTNERS!