At the Children’s Shelter, you will be an integral member of our family of services. We take pride in being the community’s leading provider of trauma-informed care. And that begins and ends with employees who believe in our mission of restoring innocence and strengthening families.
We offer superior, innovative services by thinking and acting creatively and resourcefully. We will model excellence to and for the community, holding ourselves to a higher standard.
We accept everyone as individuals without regard to their race, religious beliefs, political affiliation, sexual orientation, and culture or economic status.
We honor all commitments. We are truthful, honest and adhere to high moral standards. Integrity shapes our character and influences how we meet the needs of the people we serve, and the decisions we make.
We work with a spirit of collaboration, inviting different people to participate with different ideas and perspectives, and skills to work towards a common goal.
We strive to create a culture of trust between our staff, children and families and community partners by being open and honest about our strengths and challenges as an agency.
We seek effective solutions by bringing together various ideas that have a positive impact on staff, children and families, and the community.
Family of Services
The Children’s Shelter Family of Services delivers high quality, compassionate trauma-informed care delivered to children and families impacted by or at-risk of abuse and neglect.View Family of Services
Our program activities and settings are designed to promote the physical and emotional safety of our clients and staff.
We include our clients’ input in planning and evaluating our service. We respect our clients’ life experiences and history, and operate from a model of doing “with” rather than “to” or “for” our clients.
We build trust with those we serve by making the tasks in our service delivery clear, by ensuring consistency in practice, and maintaining appropriate boundaries in our programs.
We designed our services to ensure that our clients’ experiences of choice and control are maximized.
We recognize and emphasize our client’s strengths and skills, by focusing on skill development and enhancement. We convey optimism about the capacity of our client to reach their goals.
Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Home Visitor
The function of the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Home Visitor is to provide comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program. The Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and The Children’s Shelter. The Nurse Home Visitor reports to the NFP Nurse Supervisor and in his/her absence reports to the CPO of The Children’s Shelter.
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Permanency Support Specialist
The provision of therapeutic trauma focused case management services to children and families receiving foster care and adoption services. Strategize to promote Foster Care and Adoption Programs in the community. Responsible for completion of all aspects of the recruitment and verification process for families.
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