Child Welfare Emergency Services

Child Welfare Emergency Services (CWES) provides an array of short-term temporary services to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children up to the age of 18. Shelter Alternative and Diversion Services provide an on-call Crisis Intervention Specialist to help with family conflicts that have escalated to the point and intervention is necessary.
Emergency Juvenile Shelter Services provide short term shelter bed placements.

Christamore Family Treatment Center offers comprehensive residential treatment services for at-risk youth ages 11-17. Christamore Family Treatment Center provides a safe, secure, and structured living environment for the clients and families served. The length of treatment will vary according to the unique needs of the client and their family as determined by an intake assessment client and family input, referring working, and ongoing evaluation. The philosophy of this program requires parent’s involvement where the family is seen as a partner in the treatment process. Progress through treatment is set by individual clients and their commitment to change.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Child Welfare referrals come from law enforcement, the Department of Human Services, or Juvenile Court Services. Christamore Family Treatment Center residential referrals are accepted from the Department of Human Services and Juvenile Court Services.

How to get started

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