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Monetary or in kind donations to support families who are at risk will be appreciated, no matter how small.

Monetary Donations, accepted through the Best Friends fund, can be designated for Family to Family.

To make a tax-deductible contribution make checks payable to:

ACTION Council of Monterey County

And mail check to:

The Best Friends Fund
c/o Monterey County DSES, Family and Children Services
1000 S. Main Street, Suite 111
Salinas, CA 93901
Or you may charge your designated contribution to your Visa/Master Card, by calling the ACTION Council at  (831) 783-1244.

Volunteer or Work in Child Welfare

If you would like to help, let us know how.

Get involved in your community to support children and their families.

Mobilize your neighborhood, local community
Organize your own neighborhood to support families who live there.

Or to apply to be a social worker, office assistant, or social service aide in Monterey County’s child welfare program, click on the following link…..


Business & Individual Support

Family and Children’s Service Support program is for birth families or foster and relative caregivers who are living in a Family to Family coalition area and are in need of support to maintain the child(ren) in the home.

Support individuals work as volunteers.

Support constitutes:


Please refer to our calandar.