Schools and Groups Served California:

Lassen Co: Sierra Primary School, Johnstonville School

Yuba Co: Rio Del Oro Elementary School  |  Sutter Co: Winship - Robbins Schools  |  Yolo Co: Esparto MS

Sacramento Co: Taylor St. Elementary, Donner Elementary

Lake Co: Pomo Elementary  |  Sonoma Co: Riebli Elementary

Napa Co: Phillips Charter School, Howell Mt. K-8, Pope Valley Union School  |  Solano Co: Fairview Elementary School

Alameda Co: Child Care Links, Tri-Valley YMCA  |  San Mateo Co: Green Hills Elementary School

Santa Clara Co: Bachrodt Academy  |  Merced Co: Hilmar MS

Monterey Co: Hartnell College, Oasis Charter School, St. Dunstan’s Preschool, San Lucas School, Bay View Academy, Family to Family

Fresno Co: Reedley High School Middle College, Reedley HS, Orange Cove HS, Kings Canyon HS, Citrus MS, Navelencia MS, Grant MS, Silas Bartsch K-8, TL Reed K-8, Riverview K-8, Dunlap School K-8, Great Western Elementary, Sheridan Elementary, Alta Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Washington Elementary, AL Conner Elementary, McCord Elementary  |  Tulare Co: Washington Intermediate School  |  San Luis Obispo Co: Cuesta College

Santa Barbara Co: Hancock College, Santa Barbara City College, Righetti HS, Fesler Jr. High, La Colina Jr. High, Carpinteria MS, Ralph Dunlap Elementary, Patterson Road Elementary, Battles Elementary, Ballard School, Washington School, Monroe School, McKinley School, Adams School, Harding School, Roosevelt School, Cleveland School, Franklin School, Hope School, Monte Vista School, Vieja Valley School, Foothill School, Mountain View School, La Patera School, Brandon School, Ellwood School, El Montecito School, Casa Alegria Preschool, Kinko’s Early Learning Center, Orfalea Family Children’s Center UCSB, Hope 4 Kids Preschool, Santa Maria Recreation & Parks Dept., Circle V Ranch Camp, St. Vincent’s PATHS Program, Child Abuse Listening and Mediation (CALM), Villa Majella, Family Service Agency, SB Parents of Multiples, Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), Postpartum Education Program (PEP), Royal Family Kid’s Camp, Santa Ynez Valley Presbyterian Church, Santa Barbara Community Church, Aqueous Church, Ocean Hills Church

Ventura Co: Moorpark College, Ventura College, St. Paschal K-8, Richard Bard Elementary, Dos Caminos Elementary, Sycamore Elementary, Big Springs Elementary, Acacia Elementary, St. Patrick’s Day School, BRIDGES Charter School, Monica Ros School, Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

Los Angeles Co: New Horizons K-8, Juan Cabrillo Elementary, James Foster Elementary, Gauldin Elementary

San Bernardino Co: Cypress Elementary, Beech Ave Elementary, Arroyo Verde Elementary

Orange Co: Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School

Schools and Groups Served Hawaii:

Hawaii Co: Kohala Elementary School, Kohala MS, Kohala HS

Schools and Groups Served Idaho:

Power Co: Hillcrest Elementary School, American Falls Intermediate School, William Thomas MS, American Falls HS

Schools and Groups Served Nevada:

Nye Co: Tonopah K-8, Manse Elementary

Making Connections & Extending Our Family

About Us

What do we want you to know about us? 

We use 
Love and Logic®
We are passionate about kids
We are a 
501(c)(3) Nonprofit
We are available nationwide

What motivates us?

We use Love and Logic® philosophy to break generational cycles of abuse and to replace ineffective traditional methods of raising kids
We have trained over 7,000 adults and 35,000 kids directly, many more indirectly, numbers that are continuing to grow!
Family Fuel
equips parents, educators and kids with powerful tools to create respect, responsibility, and resilience
We provide 
Parent Education, Teacher Trainings, and Bullying Assemblies to schools & groups as abuse prevention programs

Support Family Fuel

Make a Payment

You can donate by check or credit card.

Contact us for details.

Donate Money

Mail checks to:

Family Fuel, Inc.

3334 Sunset Lane

Oxnard, CA 93035


School budgets are shrinking, and bullying at schools is growing...

Donate the fee for any of our services to schools, saving the school’s money for teachers! 

(Principal approval needed)

Donate a Vehicle

To Cars 4 Causes and declare Family Fuel, Inc. as the nonprofit charity. 

Full book value as write-off.  Free towing, no smog needed, & they do all DMV.

Cars 4 Causes Website

click here

United Way

Payroll Deduction

If you donate to United Way through your check, Family Fuel can be designated as the charity.  On the back of the designation form on #4A, you can write in our information.

Family Fuel, Inc. is a

501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and needs community to support to carry on its mission to help kids and those who work with them

All donations are tax deductible

Tax ID # 87-0805795

“When I signed up for this class, I had no idea how many generations you'd be affecting. My thank you is deeply felt.”

Wendy Fox

Parent of a Teenager

Santa Barbara, CA

“Since the assembly, kids have referred to his empowerment strategies when thinking through conflicts with peers.”

Sandra Phillips, Principal

Green Hills School

Millbrae, CA

“Family Fuel offers one of the best and most practical parenting seminars I have ever attended.”

Lynn Marie, LMFT

Program Mgr SMVYFC

Santa Maria, CA


Executive Director & Trainer

He developed STARS Bullying Solutions and STAND UP to Bullying assemblies using Love and Logic and Sally Ogden concepts. His son was bullied, which has given him a practical, working knowledge & compassion for bullying dynamics.

Steve Osterhage has worked with families for over 20 years in different capacities. In 2006, he co-founded Family Fuel, and he is a trained facilitator for Love and Logic Institute®.  He trains all over the West U.S. from our home base in Ventura County, CA.

He has been the keynote speaker for many parent education conferences and has led Family Fuel to winning awards for parent education. 

Currently, he coaches parents to become more effective at their most important job.

Our Galaxy of Stars

Family Fuel Interviewed By Sprigeo -

National Online Bullying Reporting Service

Steve Osterhage was Skype interviewed by Sprigeo, a new online service that schools can sign up for allowing students and parents to report bullying episodes.  

In the interview, Steve described Family Fuel’s approach to bullying - STARS Bullying Solutions!

Click here to get in touch with Sprigeo.  For a shorter video description of our solutions to bullying click here.

Family Fuel Presents to 27,000+ People in 2013!

Yes, we broke all the records in 2013 and presented to over 27,000 students, educators and parents in four states.  



KSBY, San Luis Obispo, CA

KCOY, Santa Maria, CA

KEYT, Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Maria Times

Malibu Times

Santa Barbara News-Press

123 Schools, Agencies, Groups & Churches

4 States

25 Counties

…and counting!

We are available nationwide


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