Strengthening Families: Concrete Support in Times of Need
A woman with two young boys.



How to Cite

Forthun, Larry F., Samantha Carannante, and David C. Diehl. 2011. “Strengthening Families: Concrete Support in Times of Need: FCS2307/FY1246, 12/2011”. EDIS 2011 (12). Gainesville, FL.


All families need help sometimes. In times of need, families will often turn to other family members or friends, but some needs may require more concrete financial or material support. This 3-page fact sheet lists many state and local programs that provide concrete support to Florida families who qualify. Written by Larry F. Forthun, Samantha Carannante, and David C. Diehl, and published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, December 2011.


Strengthening Families Illinois. (2007). Love is Not Enough Campaign Brochure. Illinois: Strengthening Families Illinois.

Center for the Study of Social Policy. (2011). The Protective Factors Framework. Retrieved from