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Family Support Services

Family Support Services (FSS) are available in all of San Juan County offering a 120+ program, providing a community-based in home service program designed to help strengthen families in their homes, within their own neighborhoods, to help them meet the basic needs of their children and prevent child maltreatment.Our in home workers will offer emotional support a connection to resources to help sustain the family setting.

We recognize that every family brings a set of unique family values, languages, diversity, traditions, and expectations to the program. FSS staff value, respect, and support each family by identifying their own individual needs. Services aim to empower parents and children to thrive, have safe and loving relationships, and to feel connected to their community.

 

 

 

F.S.S. DELIVERS:

  • A caring commitment to family success
  • Advocacy for social services and housing
  • Allowing for the exchange of information between CYFD and community providers (serving as the families ally)
  • Conflict management skills
  • Connection to community services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Family Communication Skills
  • Flexible hours to accommodate family schedules
  • Home Visits
  • Keep appointments with providers
  • Life Skills Training
  • Monitoring the family’s use of services
  • Parenting Classes
  • Teamwork to prioritize needs and set goals
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Working with the family to enhance the use of services
  • Wraparound Services