The Family Partner serves as a community resource by providing assistance and support for families caring for children with special needs. This position serves as a field expert and guide in connecting families with available programs and services within the community that can address their specific needs. The Family Partner responds to the needs of those seeking assitance by identifying existing resources as well as creating partnerships and new programs to provide family supports that are not currently available. This includes coordinating support groups, creating trainings, and establishing a system to connect families to natural supports. This position will serve an entry point and guide families through complex systems, ensuring they have the support and knowledge to access needed and available resources.