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We work to ensure your family stays safe, strong and together.

The CARE Program (Community Assistance and Resource Educators) provides families and individuals support both  in and outside of the home.

Who Qualifies?

  • Families experiencing problems due to mental health or substance abuse issues, domestic violence, high risk or challenging behaviors that might result in the removal of children from the family home.
  • Any family with a child aged 0-17 and in need of services as determined by Embrace Families or the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office and Seminole/Orange County Case Management Agencies.
  • Children must have an open investigation with Seminole Sherriff’s office and/or assigned to Case Management services and/or Family Support case.
  • Children must be primary with Seminole and/or Orange Case Management.

What to expect?

The CARE Program will assign you a CARE Counselor who will work with you and your family for an average of three months. They will work to deliver services, shown below, to meet individual family needs. We have professional staff available 24 hours a day by phone to respond to emergencies or referrals.

CARE Counselors provide many services including but not limited to the following:

  • Family Based Psychosocial Assessment
  • Service Plans to include mutually agreed upon goals
  • Weekly reports sent to Case Managers/Diversion
  • Educational curriculums
  • Connecting families to community resources including food, financial resources, transportation, educational opportunities, employment, and social activities.
  • Medication monitoring and case management.
  • Transportation when other resources are unavailable
  • Case Closure Staffings
  • Aftercare Planning
  • Termination Summaries

We offer this in the following regions:

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