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Media Kit

Welcome to Family Paths’ online resource for journalists. Here you will find press releases and press kits, accolades we’ve received, powerful promotional videos, as well as high-resolution, downloadable images and our logo. If you need further assistance, please contact Kimberly Cohn, Development Manager, at 510-893-9230 ext 262 or kcohn@familypaths.org.

Quick Facts:

Family Paths was founded in Oakland, CA in April of 1972 as a hotline for stressed parents under the name Parental Stress Service. Since 1985, we have been headquartered at the Grove Building at 18th Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Way and in 2001 purchased the building as our permanent home. In 2005 the organization was re-named Family Paths, retiring the former Parental Stress Service in name only. Today, Family Paths’ Parenting Stress Helpline continues and the agency thrives as a leader in community mental health, child abuse prevention and treatment, and family support services. In 2014-2015 Family Paths’ Parenting Stress Helpline fielded over 6,000 calls, and currently has 900 referral sources in our database to help support parents and families in Alameda County.

Find our Founding Story HERE

Press Releases:

2015 Women’s Leadership Luncheon

Ribbon cutting for new signage

Family Paths’ logos:

Web size logo (jpg)

CMYK logo (tif)



Family Paths’ 2014 Video – We Are Here for this Community

Family Paths’ 2010 Video – Building Stronger Families

2015 Zennie62 YouTube Vlog – Vlogger Zennie Abraham interviews Development Manager, Kimberly Cohn, about the work Family Paths is doing for our community.


Family Paths’ Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Signs, Oakland Business Review – September 2015, pg. 23

“When My Son Came Home” by Shanna Johnson, Fostering Families Today – March/April 2014

“Oakland Nonprofit Helps Families Deal with Trauma” by Johannes Gernert, Oakland Tribune – September 20, 2012