For more than 30 years, Solano County Friends of Animals (FOA) has been helping area residents adopt pets. It partnered with Pet Food Express to create a cat adoption center and has recently reached another milestone - the adoption of its 2,000th pet. The nonprofit organization is run by volunteers and relies on donations to provide services to the community and provide relief to animals in need. The partnership includes more than 60 public and private agencies that serve children from prenatal to age five. Its mission is to expand these services to children who may be at risk for developing problems. The partnership's website provides additional information on services and resources. Interested families can contact the Partnership for Early Access to Kids to request developmental screenings.
Author: Dylan Parker
The Solano County Friends of Animals celebrated its 2,000th adoption this past weekend. This is a significant milestone for the nonprofit organization that has been facilitating pet adoptions at Pet Food Express for over 30 years. Although the organization has no paid staff, it relies on donations to help animals in need. The Partnership for Early Access for Kids is a countywide collaboration that connects families to programs that meet the unique needs of children in Solano County. The collaborative brings together more than 60 public and private agencies that work with children from birth to age five. The collaborative also seeks to expand its services by providing them to children at high risk for developmental delays and disabilities.
The Solano County Friends of Animals recently adopted out its 2,000th pet. The nonprofit organization, which has been facilitating pet adoptions at Pet Food Express for nearly 30 years, has now added a cat center to its operations. Despite its relatively modest budget, the nonprofit relies on donations to provide services to local animals. A developmental screening is important for identifying problems in early childhood. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all children be screened for developmental delays or disabilities at birth or at their first well child checkup. Proper interventions can greatly reduce the negative consequences of many problems. Solano County has a county-wide collaborative for developmental screenings and early intervention.
Solano County Friends of Animals (FOA) recently adopted their 2,000th pet, marking the organization's success in assisting local animals. The group has been partnering with Pet Food Express to provide pet adoptions for the past 30 years. In a short span of time, they have added a cat center to the store. As a 501c3 nonprofit, the FOA is entirely volunteer-run and depends on donations to continue its work. The Partnership for Early Access for Kids is an initiative that links children to early intervention services. This collaborative consists of over 60 public and private agencies that work with children from birth through age five. The partnership is made possible by a grant from First 5 Solano and a Mental Health Services Act. The collaborative also aims to expand the scope of services to include families with high-risk children.