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Family, Friend and Neighbor Caregiver
Margarita Herrera is a Family, Friend and Neighbor Caregiver based in Nipomo, California.

"Family, friend and neighbor providers provide the same quality of care to children but receive no support with materials, funds or resources. FFNs should be included in support systems and recognized for their work."

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