In response to the changing needs and desires of the community, as well as the social and environmental conditions in which we operate, Family Matters facilitates special initiatives. Each initiative advances the organization's mission. Current special initiatives include:
Project Sage - Greening Family Matters, a volunteer-led and funded project designed to reduce energy consumption and expand safe space within the organization.
FEEL (Food and Exercise to Eat and Live) Fit, which assists youth and parents in adopting attitudes and behaviors that foster a lifetime of health and wellness; and the
Postsecondary Readiness Initiative, which promotes academic achievement and provides college awareness and readiness support to all Family Matters program participant.