Family Services Section

 

Family Preservation Unit

Family preservation services are intensive, short-term, in-home, crisis intervention and support services, which strives to strengthen and support families in order to prevent out-of-home placement of children or to assist families preparing to reunify.

Support Services Unit

Family Support Services focuses primarily on prevention activities such as curriculum development, and strategies for the prevention and intervention of child abuse and neglect. Other efforts are targeted at strengthening the family support services in existence in order to enhance family functioning. In addition, this program develops and implements a foster home recruitment program and training of foster families.