Family Services

The Family Preservation ProgramFamily Services Department provides a variety of therapeutic and supportive in-home services to families in the Greater Milwaukee Area and other surrounding counties that are being served under the contract with the Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services for Intensive In-Home Services and Ongoing Case Management. Community Partners Include:

  • The Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services
  • Delinquency and Court Services Division-Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
  • Waukesha County Health and Human Services

SaintA’s suite of family services consists of five programs: Family Preservation, Caregiver Support, Functional Family Therapy, Parent Assistance & Advocacy, and Community Outreach as outlined below.

Family Preservation Program

The Family Preservation Program provides a variety of therapeutic and supportive in-home services to families in the Greater Milwaukee Area that are being served under the contract with the Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services for Intensive In-Home Services and Ongoing Case Management services.

Program goals are family preservation, promoting well-being, strengthening family relationships and keeping families together safely. Participation can help families reunify more smoothly or prevent family separations through parent skill development and education. Services include:

  • Shared parenting support using the Fostering Relationships model
  • Supervised parent/child interactions
  • Specialized in-home family interaction sessions
  • Trauma Informed Care interventions
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Transition planning
  • Family advocacy and reunification planning

Community Parent Cafés

Have you ever wondered if other parents share the same challenges and triumphs as you? These fun, informal (and free!) gatherings give you a place to talk, peer-to-peer, about strong parenting, self-care and relationship building.

A light meal is served and child care is available if you RSVP by the date indicated in the attachment below.

Parent Cafés are one Wednesday a month and are co-sponsored by community partners.

Click here for current Parent Café locations.

Additional services may include:

  • Mentoring, support and development of parenting and home-management skills
  • Coaching family interactions/short-term therapeutic visitation supervision before reunification
  • Prevention and stabilization of crises
  • School advocacy
  • Linking families to ongoing community supports

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