Contract: Big Bend Community Based Care
Type: Child Welfare Case Management & Wraparound Care
Location: Circuit 14 - Bay & Gulf Counties
WHAT WE DO
Twin Oaks Community Services provides a full array of case management services to children who are at risk of being removed or have been removed from their homes as a result of abuse, neglect or abandonment. Services include but are not limited to in home visits, preparation of court reports and court representation, case plan development, permanency planning and staffing, case documentation and data management, coordination with other providers and community resources, and promoting child well-being.
CONTINUITY OF CARE
Our staff and community partners strive to:
preserve the connections and the continuity of family and other relationships for children
increase the capacity of families to provide for their children’s needs
ensure that children receive quality services to meet their physical and mental health needs
ensure that children receive appropriate services to meet their educational and developmental needs
The safety and well-being of children is the preeminent focus of our approach. Our primary goal to promote family safety is to strengthen and preserve families by equipping them with the skills and supports necessary for the healthy development of children.
Trauma-Informed Care recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role trauma may play in an individuals response to treatment and service provision. Gaining a better understanding of how trauma impacts the children and families we serve, allows us to more effectively engage and deliver our services.
Family centered practices focuses on the needs and welfare of children within the context of their families and communities. It recognizes the strengths of family relationships and builds upon these strengths to enhance the family's capacity to care for and protect their children.
People are at the center of what we do. There are many perspectives engaged in the child welfare system and each person plays a vital role in the success of the families we serve. Valuing all of our stakeholders' perspectives builds trust. And trust is at the core of relationships that lead to strong partnerships.
Twin Oaks Community Services
700 West 23rd Street, Bldg H
Panama City, FL 32405