Child Welfare/Family Services Associations

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    Taxonomy Code: TN-1450

    Organizations whose members are agencies and individual professionals concerned with the welfare of children, youth and their families who have affiliated for the purpose of promoting mutual interests, participating in seminars and conferences, networking with their peers, subscribing to journals and other publications, and taking advantage of other opportunities for continuing professional development. Members may work in a particular field such as adoption, children's protective services, foster care or parenting; or may represent a broad range of systems that serve children, youth and their families. Many child welfare/family services associations set standards which relate to the qualifications and performance of members; offer certification programs; maintain a job bank; provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information; promote high quality services through publications, training, consultation and other forms of support which strengthen member agencies and their staffs; and support a public policy agenda that promotes the well-being of the population they serve.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    CHANCE TO ADVANCE PROGRAMProvides youth, who are adopted and in foster care ages 8 to 21 educational and enrichment opportunities through the help of one-on-one mentors. Mentors are committed volunteers in the Long Island community who are dedicated to improving the lives of youth who are adopted and in foster care by connecting them with appropriate extracurricular activities, enrichment programs, college coaching and vocational training. Youth in care are also eligible for tuition assistance through the Chance to Advance scholarship fund. Chance to Advance also offers an annual summer camp to develop socialization skills through educational and recreational activities.SuffolkCHANCE TO ADVANCE PROGRAMEAC NETWORK
    COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER-NASSAUProvides foster care for children (birth-21) who are abused or neglected. Includes medical, educational and casework counseling. Services provided depending on availability of foster family homes.NassauCOMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER-NASSAUSCO FAMILY OF SERVICES
    COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER-SUFFOLKProvides foster care for children(birth-21) who are abused or neglected. Includes medical, educational and casework counseling. Services provided depending on availability of foster family homes.SuffolkCOMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER-SUFFOLKSCO FAMILY OF SERVICES
    FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTIONOffers New York City, Nassau and Suffolk County children, ages birth to 20 years old, who are unable to reside within their families of origin placement in three types of facilities-regular, therapeutic or emergency foster boarding homes. Provides placement in a community school/religious education, regular medical, dental and clinical services, case work services to the child, birth parents and foster parents and opportunities for recreational/cultural activities with foster family and community based organizations. Recruits foster parents to provide for the physical and emotional needs of the children.FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTIONMERCYFIRST
    NASSAU COUNTY FAMILY COURT ADVOCATE PROGRAMProvides Family Court with trained volunteers who investigate, monitor and report to the court on the status of individual children in foster care or living at home who are victims of abuse or neglect. Assigned by a Family Court judge, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers represent the best interests of a child and work to ensure that children receive the services they need with the goal of achieving a permanent and safe home. CASA volunteers are screened and complete a comprehensive training program. Ongoing in-service training is provided on a regular basis. Call for further information.NassauNASSAU COUNTY FAMILY COURT ADVOCATE PROGRAMEAC NETWORK
    NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA BRANCH OFFICEOffers adoption, parent counseling and support, child care, foster care and medical services. Contact office for further information.NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA BRANCH OFFICEHOLT INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S SERVICES, INC.
    PROJECT INDEPENDENCE SUFFOLKA comprehensive, non-residential program designed to prepare youths between the ages of 14-21 who are in foster care or discharged from foster care, to live and work independently in the community when they are no longer eligible for foster care. Program available in both Nassau and Suffolk. Call for further information.SuffolkPROJECT INDEPENDENCE SUFFOLKFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE PROGRAMProvides Family Court with trained volunteers who investigate, monitor and report to the court on the status of individual children in foster care or living at home who are victims of abuse or neglect. Assigned by a Family Court judge, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers represent the best interests of a child and work to ensure that children receive the services they need with the goal of achieving a permanent home. CASA volunteers are screened and complete a comprehensive training program. Ongoing in-service training is provided on a regular basis. Call for further information.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE PROGRAMEAC NETWORK
    TREATMENT FOSTER FAMILYLocates foster homes for boys and girls from Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties. Homes are located in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and accommodate children from birth to 21 years of age. Treatment foster homes offer girls and boys a chance to experience healthy family life, with foster parents who receive training, support and supervision from Berkshire staff.SuffolkTREATMENT FOSTER FAMILYBERKSHIRE FARM CENTER AND SERVICES FOR YOUTH

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