Customized support in your local area
UMFS offers a network of flexible community-based services. Intensive care coordination, parent support partners, community respite, supervised visitation and community-based clinical support are just a few of the formal and informal offerings to support at-risk families.
Intensive Care Coordination
Family Support Partners
Parents with a child who has mental or emotional challenges know how tough it is to figure out where to turn for help. UMFS Family Support Partners are parents who have first-hand experience navigating the system for their own child.Learn More
UMFS has an aggressive program to locate a permanent family for children who have been in foster care for a long time. It has been very successful in finding these children safe and appropriate homes by reconnecting them with relatives or matching them with adoptive parents.Learn More
For high-risk kids who need extra support, UMFS’ Therapeutic Mentoring Program is a targeted and individualized service for children and families. We work as a team with kids and young adults who have emotional, behavioral or daily-living challenges and develop a customized plan to enhance their personal development and growth.