Five for Families


There are 5 Strengths that can help your family prepare for life’s challenges.

Every family faces challenges. And every family has strengths they can draw on when things get tough.

Tantrums and tough questions, a demanding job or a family illness—weathering the ups and downs of family life isn’t easy. Learning how to build on your family’s strengths in five essential areas can help you feel more confident, less stressed and better connected to your kids.

The 5 Strengths

Research shows all families benefit when they have these 5 Strengths, or “Protective Factors.” The 5 Strengths can positively affect family life and the many things you do with and for your kids. Learning more about them can help you find ways to build these Strengths within your daily life. 

  • Sturgeon Bay Blessing Boxes – there are little blessing boxes around Sturgeon Bay that have non-perishable food items and personal care items available for free. Just walk up and take what you need. Here is a map of blessing box locations. Sturgeon Bay Blessing Boxes
  • Affordable Preventative Vet Pop Up Clinic – For dogs and cats — Microchipping, vaccinations, testing & deworming, heartworm prevention, flea & tick medications are available at Tractor Supply in Sturgeon Bay through PetVet at very reasonable pricing. see full details on the PetVet website.

Join the partnership

The Partnership is open to any Door County Community member. You are especially encouraged to attend our quarterly Partnership meetings to hear what the Partnership has been working on.