CSR’s Family Stabilization and Support & Parent Mentor Services (FSS & PMS) is designed to support intact families and prevent out-of-home placement of children. We utilize in-home support from a highly-qualified CSR social workers and skilled parent mentors to mitigate the factors that contribute to abuse or neglect. FSS & PMS is passionate about engaging “hard to reach” families and supporting their multiple and complex challenges.
Support Services Provided
- Child safety and nurturing counseling
- Family and child advocacy
- Financial management
- Household organization & maintenance skills
- Parent engagement sessions
- Problem-solving training
- School system navigation
- Substance abuse treatment
By participating in our FSS & PMS program, parents have access to numerous social services and community resources. In addition, FSS & PMS supports families and children through a variety of contingencies, such as hospitalizations and after returning home from out-of-home placements. The program is fully integrated with other youth support services, and shares in agency-wide training, outcomes management and service communications systems in order to promote the seamless delivery of services.
The FSS & PMS program reflects CSR’s commitment to supporting permanency through child-centered, family-focused interventions. Building on family and community strengths, the program is delivered in community and home settings and assists parents in gaining self-sufficiency.
For more information about Family Stabilization and Support & Parent Mentor Services, please call 617-989-9442.