Child Protection & Permanency

Connect to Home

Connect to Home provides permanent supportive housing for youth and/or parenting youth ages 18 to 21 who are at risk of homelessness and are currently or were previous involved with the Division of Child Protection & Permanency.  Staff provide youth with support services to enhance life skills, education, employment, community supports, and stability.  

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Academic and Career Exploration to Success

ACES is an in-home service that aims to support adolescents involved with DCP&P by providing effective transition practices to obtain a high school diploma and engage in post-secondary education, career exploration, vocational training, and other supports and services to assist the youth to secure employment.  Staff assist students in developing academic skills, behaviors and attitudes […]

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Expectant and Parenting Youth

Our Expectant and Parenting Youth program supports expectant and/or parenting youth who are currently involved with the DCP&P and are either homeless or at-risk of homelessness. The program is modeled after our Life Link Homes, and will allow youth to secure stable housing with voluntary supportive services and life skills training.

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Family Connections

The Family Connections program provides intensive in-home therapy, skill building, family resource education, and assistance to families involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency who have children under the age of 17. Using a team approach of a therapist and counselor, families work towards the goal of stability and improvement of their family […]

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Family Outreach

The Family Outreach program provides in-home family and individual therapy, support, and advocacy to children and their families, with the goal of improving family functioning and well-being. Staff work with families to teach positive conflict resolution and problem solving, coping, behavior management for children, feelings expression, and self-empowerment, as well as link families and offer […]

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Family Outreach II

The Family Outreach II program provides in-home counseling, skill building, life skills training, resource education, and assistance for families and children, with the goal of improving family functioning and well-being.

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Post Adoption Counseling Services (PACS)

PACS programs provide in-home family and individual therapy and group support to stabilize adoptive and relative placements and enable caregivers to meet the needs of children who have been exposed to abuse/neglect and removed from their birth families.

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Strengthening Foster Children and Families

Strengthening Foster Children and Families provides in-home family and individual therapy for foster children and their resource families. Staff provides support, therapy and education to children with the goal of strengthening family functioning and stabilizing placements. Families receive weekly sessions with a PACS trained therapist.

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Resource Family Support

Resource Family Support provides support services, including home visits, group support, and telephone contact for resource parents who are awaiting placement of a child, have a child, or are awaiting completion of the legal adoption process. Staff provides ongoing and individualized support based on the need of the family, with the ultimate goal of stabilizing […]

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Family Preservation Services

Family Preservation Services provides intensive in-home crisis intervention and family education for families at imminent risk of abuse/neglect or out of home placement or recently reunified with goals to ensure child safety, well-being, and permanency. Staff works with families to ensure child safety, create stability, prevent out-of-home placement, improve family functioning, and link families with […]

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