Family Reunification (FR)Utilizes Family Training Services, Extended Visitation/Observation and Family Group Decision Making Conferencing (FGDM), which are all designed to assist families in reunification as they serve in the best interests of the child.Eligibility:
Everyone benefits by this process:
- The child must be removed from the home
- The Children Youth and Family Services goal for the child must be return home
- The child must not have been in care for more than 15 months
Family Training ServicesProvides families with home based hands-on family education, including the option of extended visitation to help meet their goals. An assessment is used to identify strengths and needs of each individual family, so together we build on those strengths in addressing their specific needs. Services help promote an environment to which a child can safely be returned home. These families will have the ability to maintain a safe environment after reunification, with increased support within our community.Extended Visitation/ObservationAssist families to meet their goal of Family Reunification by providing a safe home-like atmosphere for an extended parent/child visitation. Visitation is a valuable tool in preserving and reuniting families with the potential for developing a healthy bond between the child and parent.Family Group Decision Making ConferencingThis is a family-centered practice based on family strength. Facilitators provide an opportunity for the family, extended family service providers and community to come together to create a plan for the safe and the well-being of the child for a permanent return home. Together better decisions make better outcomes.Service AreaClearfield CountyServices are offered out of our Clearfield Office located at:60 Industrial Park Rd.Clearfield, PA 16830Phone: 814-765-9887Fax: 814-765-9542CenClear is an equal opportunity employer and service provider that does not discriminate on any basis including a person’s age, sex, color, race, disability, religious creed, life-style or source of payment.Admission to CenClear programs is open to all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
- Children are protected, safe, and supported by their family
- Decisions are made with families, not for families
- Children have reduced reoccurrences of being removed from their home
- Children are returned to their families within a shorter time frame
- Significantly reduces the rate of abuse or neglect for children
- Encourages families to work together to find solutions
- Better decisions produce better outcomes
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877- 8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint. and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.
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