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Our program has grown and diversified to include a client base of children throughout much of the state, including children who reside in their family home, in foster care, group homes, and in residential treatment centers.
To help children feel valued, and to build self esteem through the development of a positive relationship with an adult mentor
To assist in social skills development and problem solving
To help stabilize behaviors that will encourage maintenance of existing placement
To help develop positive social and recreational pastimes and interests
To support families with respite from the rigors of parenting special needs children
To build upon the strengths and needs of the family and thereby avert out of home placement through provisions of in home supports.
Children between the ages of 4-21 (will accept older than 21 on case to case basis), for whom traditional in-home supports are insufficient to maintain them in home/school or the community
Children with serious behavioral health issues
Children in residential treatment who lack family or other visiting resources.
Therapeutic Support and Support Services, Respite, Supervised Visitations/Transportation, Parent Education, Youth Enrichment and Social Skills Groups.
Screening and assessment to determine scope and appropriateness of services.
Home-based pre-service meeting with client, parent/primary caregiver, TSS/SS staff, case manager.
Matching of staff and client based on culture, interests, and schedule compatibility.
Recreational opportunities based upon individual interests and needs.
Development of a service plan to include schedule, activities, and behavioral goals.
Case coordination and participation in Administrative Case Reviews.
Referrals and recommendations
Evaluation of service components