Child and Family Services believes that children should remain with their families whenever safely possible. The goal of in-home services is to work with families to address abuse or neglect through family-driven, solution-focused interventions. This can include:
- Child and Family Team Meetings that bring the family, members of their support system, and service providers together to help set solution-focused goals to address safety concerns.
- Developing child safety plans with the family to address and manage safety concerns.
- Linking the family to evidence-based community resources including mental health treatment, parenting skills, and substance use disorder treatment.
Services can be voluntary, and also court-ordered at times to ensure the best possible outcomes for children and their families.