Respite Care (Planned)

Respite is a temporary break for caregivers and their families and is a vital part of support services for parents who are fostering children. Regular, scheduled time off is optimal for the parents and children in their care. Services are provided in licensed homes and are available in both regular and therapeutic levels of foster care. The goal is to provide relaxation and a chance to step back and recharge.

Journey Home Foster Care & Adoption Agency - Respite Care (Planned)
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The Journey Home Foster Care program focuses on three key areas: Recruitment, Training, and Support.

We strive to find high-quality caregivers for the children we serve. The intended result of recruitment is to find a family who is motivated and committed to providing a safe and stable environment for a child. The knowledge and skills of the foster parents are critical to the well-being of the children in their care.
Our training takes a comprehensive approach and requires families to complete pre-service training prior to being licensed as a foster or adoptive home. Families must also complete ongoing training hours to continue their education. Journey Home offers many opportunities for ongoing training and a variety of topics to meet the needs of the families and children that we serve.
After a child is placed with a family, the goal is to provide unequaled support for the entire family. Our experienced and professional case managers are committed and available to the families. They also provide in-home services, identify community resources, and act as the liaison between the family and the CPS caseworker.