Clients referred by the Department of Child and Family Services receive in-home education and hands-on coaching by our highly trained Peer Parents. Clients have weekly meetings with Peer Parents over the course of four months. Our goal is to prevent and alleviate the risk of child abuse and neglect while strengthening family relationships and increasing life skills.
This unique program is effective because it allows the Peer Parents to work intensively with each family in their homes. We have the opportunity to gain an understanding of each family’s different dynamics. After a new parenting skill is taught and discussed, home practice exercises are assigned so that we can determine what is working and needs further improvement.
Peer Parenting is accessible only through a caseworker referral. Caseworkers are advised to reach out to their contact monitor for any referrals.