Family Preservation


 

Family Preservation Network

Personal Involvement Center’s Family Preservation Network is funded by the Department of Children and Family Services of Los Angeles County. The purpose of Family Preservation is to protect children by strengthening and preserving families whose children are at risk of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The program seeks to empower families to promote the physical, emotional, social education, cultural, and spiritual growth of children in a safe and nurturing home environment. As a lead agency, the Personal Involvement Center, Inc. coordinates and collaborates public and private agencies within the community to provide service to families in the Family Preservation Program. Services are provided by para-professional and professional staff.

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SERVICES INCLUDE

Alternative Response/Prevention Services
24 hour crisis response
Multi Disciplinary Case Planning
Community Advisory Council CAC
Resource and Referrals
Transportation
Counseling
Substitute Adult Role Model
Case Management
Tutoring
Teaching and Demonstration
Mental Health Services

Time limit on services is 12 months. Families are referred to the program by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the Probation Department Services covered by Family Preservation Network that are in Service Planning Areas 6 and 8 (Los Angeles, Torrance, Carson, Inglewood, Wilmington, Long Beach, Hawthorne, Lawndale, Harbor City, San Pedro, Compton, and Lomita).

These families are referred to Family Preservation Network depending on the severity and needs of the family. Families may be required to have 4, 8 or 16 in home visits a month. In home visits are conducted by an in home counselor who holds a Master's Degree in social work or in a related field.


 

Protecting children at risk of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.