Child Protection & Permanency

Keeping Families Together

Keeping Families Together provides both short and long-term supportive housing for high risk families who have a current or ongoing history of homelessness, with children at risk of removal or soon to be reunified. The program provides housing resource specialty, case management, therapy and support groups to families who receive either a program-based or rental […]

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Creative Visitation

Creative Visitation provides supervised visits between children in foster care and their parents, relatives, and siblings with the goals of promoting permanency, maintaining the family-child bond, and improving parent-child interactions. Visit coaches help parents appropriately identify and meet their childÂ’s needs during visits, and work to teach, model, and coach parents on appropriate and effective […]

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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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Life Link Homes

Life Link Homes offer permanent supportive housing for youth who are homeless or aging out of the child welfare system. The program provides life skills, employment counseling, and therapy to ensure a successful transition to self-sufficient living and to prevent long-term dependency on social services. Young adults who comply with their lease requirements may remain […]

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Steps Toward Independence

Steps Toward Independence (STI) is a transitional, supportive housing program that assists homeless youth, especially youth leaving the child welfare system, with life skills and support services to make a successful transition to self-sufficient living and to prevent long-term dependency on social services.

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