Merrick’s Family Services Family Caseworkers utilize intervention and prevention resources, tools, information, and referrals to address and/or service the comprehensive and complex needs of the whole family. Through the provision of culturally appropriate community resources, information and referral services; domestic violence prevention education; and individual and family case management services they strive to connect the family with resources in their community that will address their immediate needs. It is the role of the Family Caseworker to teach individuals the skills needed to problem solve and search out and connect to needed resources. All of the above components contribute to a respectful, professional relationship that is a critical component to family growth and achievement. Family Caseworkers assist parents in meeting their goals through support and advocacy.
Merrick’s Family Caseworkers are available Monday – Thursday, 8:00am-4:30pm, appointments are encouraged. Walk-ins are welcome, but are not guaranteed to see a Family Caseworker that day. To make an appointment, call 651-771-9339.
For more information about Merrick’s Family Services, contact Trenece Jones, Family Services Supervisor, at email@example.com or at 651-771-9339.
*Some risk factors are: parenting skills; cognitive, emotional, or behavioral concerns; disabilities; child abuse; substance abuse; domestic abuse; and homelessness.
Additional Social Support Services
Through a variety of local and community partnerships, Merrick’s Family Caseworkers provide additional social support services to individuals and families through emergency assistance and referrals. Areas of support and referrals can include: basic needs, child development/parenting skills, domestic violence, counseling/therapy, chemical dependency, public assistance, medical expenses, child care, transportation, housing needs, and other critical needs.
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