a family is identified as being in need of services, by either an
investigator or the Juvenile court, they are assigned to a caseworker from
one of our three services units. The
caseworker will works with
the entire family to help implement the resources needed to
strengthen the family unit. Every effort is made to help the family
implement the needed changes to
make sure the children remains safe in the home environment.
If a child’s safety is compromised, the child will be removed
from the home. When this happens, the case worker helps the family
identify what steps need to be taken to reduce the risk
so the child may be able to return home.
unit investigates the calls and complaints that come into the agency from
This unit works with the families that have been evaluated and are at serious risk of having their children removed, or have had their children removed. The goal of this unit is to strengthen the family and provide services so that the children can return home.
This unit provides adoption and independent living services for children who are in the permanent custody of the agency.
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