Foster Care/Adoption - Northumberland County Children and Youth Services
Northumberland County Children and Youth Services
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Union Snyder Community Action Agency
Description of Service
Work with families and children who have been adjudicated dependent and are in out of home placement; provide and coordinate services based on families court order and CPP; monitor children in their resource home to assure compliance with state regulations; facilitate, transport, and supervise visitation; act as liaison between schools, medical, dental, and other service providers; schedule and attend all court proceedings involving the families; make recommendations and inform the court of families’ progress regarding court ordered services; investigate non-registered reports of suspected child abuse and/or neglect; referrals to appropriate services/community resources; provide children with a permanent home through adoption; terminate parental rights so a child can be free for adoption; provide and coordinate services for children and their adoptive resource based on the child’s CPP; monitor the children in their adoptive placement; provide all legal documentation to the courts and attorneys; attend all court proceedings leading to the adoption; attend SWAN regional and quarterly meetings; and maintain and report information on CY890’s and PAE.