For families in need of Navigation and Advocacy for their child
Our staff of Navigators are high trained and experienced in working with all systems that affect your child and family:
Two simple steps to get started:
There is no obligation or fees with getting started; this is an opportunity to learn more about how we can help and if this is the right service for your family.
Our first meeting (currently via Zoom) will be where we collect specific information about your child and family. Our first objective is to move your family out of crisis or immediate concern, with a comprehensive plan and resources. Together, we develop an Action Plan that is realistic and achievable. You will also receive a Parent Empowerment Kit (will be delivered or mailed to your home.
Our consultation takes about 2 hours and is typically held with parents only.
After you receive your Action Plan, you have the choice to continue services with your Navigator or self advocate from the recommendations given.
Most families continue working with their Navigator and utilize about 2-3 Hours per month initially with a gradual reduction to 1 hour monthly check-in and then every few months another check in to work on future planning.
We attend IEP/School Related Meetings with you and continue support until the child transitions into adult services.
Individualized Family Service has served over 575 Families during its five years of existence.
We have helped children and families stop the cycle of hospitalizations, school suspensions and stays in facilities.
Helped complex children receive the Innovations Waiver or find placement in residential settings to bring appropriate care and peace for the child and family.
Whatever level of care and support your child and family needs, we will meet you in that place with understanding and passion
We are always seeking donations and writing grants to support this program in order to keep the cost low or free. Most families qualify for a sliding scale discount, payments plans and scholarships.
There is an easy application process that is explained in the Parent Orientation.
Consultation is $75.00
Hourly Service $25.00
Payment plans are available to all families and we do accept Credit and Debit Cards.
At this time, Medicaid and Insurance do not cover this service, but we are working
Programs for Specific Needs of Families
Adoptive Families have challenges that differ and need specific guidance and interventions that honor the sensitivity and often trauma that is connected to adoptions.
We recognize Reactive Attachment Disorder, FASD, PTSD and the seriousness of the disorders.
We have collaborated with several resources for post adoption services, therapy and support.
We offer a Complex Trauma Training for Parents. Click to learn more and register!
Triple P is multiple session program for parents that is currently offered via Zoom.
Most parents complete the program in 4 one hour sessions that occur over 6 weeks.
Cost is $100 for entire program and families can apply for a sliding scale or scholarship.
Planning for adulthood should begin at age 14 and is crucial for older teens. This program helps parents become educated about adult programs and options, we help you gather necessary documents, prepare you for steps to take to have access to adult benefits, services and supports for your child.
We have Interns from several Universities that work directly with your child to explore their interests and create a plan for the exit of high school.
Sliding Scale Discounts and Scholarships are available for all Services
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