Access Coordinators to provide information and referral services,
and facilitate the movement of children through the child welfare
system. One telephone call to a RAC is the equivalent of separate
referrals to all ten Alliance partners and network members.
and Family Special Case Team to problem-solve challenging
Website that will make available current and relevant child
welfare information including "real time" data on service
and placement availability.
Resource Database of providers and services available across
the state accessible via the web site.
Availability Report, a process for the collection and distribution
of current data on open beds in family foster care, residential
facilities, shelter care, and adoption homes across the state.
Foster Care Enhancement which is a foster care awareness and
of the C.A.R.E. Project
locate resources more quickly and efficiently.
overcome barriers and challenges to service access.
secure services/placements that most appropriately
meet the needs of the child.
reduce the occurrence of inappropriate placements
and multiple placements.
increase community-based service capacity and utilization,
specifically family foster care.
reduce out-of-state placements for children.