Families United Network - Foster Care - North Central Office

Families United Network - North Central Program Office


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Lycoming County United Way
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides a broad range of foster care services for children and adolescents. Types of foster care services provided: Outcome-Focused Foster Care, Kinship Foster Care, Specialized Medical Foster Care, Urgent Foster Care. Offers specialized Family-Based Foster Care for children requiring temporary placement because of special needs or family problems. Also provides Family-Based Care for children, infants through teens, who are placed outside their homes or in protective custody by county agencies. Foster care families receive training, support, and financial reimbursement.
LocationLycoming
Geographical AreaLycoming County, Clinton County
Intake RequirementsFoster parents receive specialized training.
Helpful TipsCase managers and the agency offer support 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
 
Client Information
EligibilityFoster parent criteria:
  • 21 years of age
  • Able to obtain criminal history clearances, child abuse clearances and FBI clearances
  • Provide proof of income, driver's license, vehicle registrations & insurances, and homeowner's or renter's insurance
  • Have adequate space in home for an additional child/children
  • Able to provide transportation
  • Free from communicable diseases
  • Able to handle stress
  • Successful in managing your own family life and finances
  • Possess patience and understanding for the needs of children of all ages
  • Complete 24 hours of paid training (per parent) on topics such as communication, First Aid/CPR, How it all works/Foster parent panel
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm; On-call Services - 24 hours / 7 days a week
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Kristi Hoover
Contact's Position Supervisor
Contact's Phone 570-546-6777 x4
Contact's Email khoover@families4kids.org
Physical Site Address 1 1601 Sycamore Road, Suite 3B
Physical Site City, State, Zip Montoursville, PA 17754
Main Phone 570-641-9016
Fax 570-651-9024
Web Address www.families4kids.org
 
Additional Information
Type of UpdateE-mail
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Families United Network - North Central
Affiliated Program: Families United Network - North Central Program Office
This Service: Families United Network - Foster Care - North Central Office
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Foster Home Placement (PH-2400.1900)
Kinship Care (PH-6300.3500)