1. Does Family First offer counseling?

    We do not offer counseling. However, you may wish to call Focus on the Family at 1-800-232-6459 for free counseling services over the phone. Additionally, they will have some suggestions on agencies or counselors in your area.

  2. Do you offer sponsorships of your programs?

    Yes. Click here to learn more.

  3. Can I raise money to assist Family First?

    Sure! As a non-profit, we are always thankful for donations. You can make a donation by going here. While we do appreciate your efforts, please know that we are unable to provide our logo to any third party for use in connection with an event that we have not officially sanctioned, or an event which we are not directly involved.

  4. Is it acceptable to republish content from your websites?

    We are pleased to grant permission to republish content from our website, in its entirety, for non-commercial, non-profit purposes only. Please provide the following credit at the end of the content: "Copyright 2012 Family Minute. All Rights Reserved. Reprinted with permission. For more family-strengthening resources, visit FamilyMinute.com." When posting content online we also require using a canonical URL. For setting up a canonical URL please see this tutorial from Google here.

  5. May I republish content from a third party author?

    While we appreciate your interest in our content, we are not authorized to grant republishing rights for any content from our third-party contributors. If you wish to use their material, you will need to contact the author directly.

  6. Do we have a comment policy for our site?

    Yes. You can review the comment policy here.

  7. May I send my book for you to review or promote on your website?

    We are currently not accepting any book review copies for promotion on our websites.

  8. Are you a religious organization?

    No. Family First is a national, non-profit resource and education organization. Our purpose is to help strengthen families.

  9. How can I request Mark Merrill to make an appearance?

    To request Mark Merrill, simply go here.

  10. Do you share your database with other groups? Can you send out information to your email list to help my cause/event?

    We do not share our lists with anyone. Unless you are a sponsor of our programs, we do not send out information for 3rd parties.

  11. How do I subscribe to your free daily emails?

    Simply click on the email you would like to receive: Mark Merrill's Daily Email, iMom's Espresso Minute, All Pro Dad's Play of the Day, or Susan Merrill’s Blog.

  12. Do we have RSS feeds for your emails?

    Yes, click on the email you would like to receive the RSS feed for: The Family Minute, iMom's Espresso Minute, or All Pro Dad's Play of the Day.

  13. Are you on Facebook?

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  16. How do I find one of your breakfast programs in my area?

    For All Pro Dad's Day, go here.

  17. How do I start one of your breakfast programs in my area?

    For All Pro Dad's Day, go here.

  18. How do I setup a media interview?

    Email us and please visit our press room.

  19. How can I send you a comment or suggestion?

    Send it here. We thank you in advance for all comments and suggestions, but due to limited staffing, we don't reply to them.

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    Then email your question here. Please allow 10 business days for a reply.

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