Family Services

The Family Preservation Program / Family Services Department provides a variety of therapeutic and supportive in-home services to families in the Greater Milwaukee Area and surrounding counties being served under 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
  • The Delinquency and Court Services Division of the Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Family Preservation Program

The Family Preservation Program’s 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

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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