Facilitating All Resources Effectively (FARE)
What is FARE?
FARE is a program that offers Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings to
families involved with the child welfare system. Our goal is to
identify strengths of the family and insure ensure their participation
in all stages of the process while involved with Children's Services
Division (CSD) in Butte County. Our meetings strengthen partnership and
collaboration between family members, social workers, and other service
providers. We acknowledge that families know what they need and should
be a part of the planning of their case. We strive to ensure that
families have input into all aspects of their case; from placement and
case planning to transitioning children home.
Who is Eligible for FARE?
Any family who has an open case with Butte County Children's Services
Division (CSD) is eligible.
What is the Fee for FARE?
This program is free to families.
What is a FARE Meeting?
A FARE meeting is a Child and Family Team (CFT) meeting that is
facilitated by a neutral party and involves immediate and extended
family, friends, support people, service providers, and the Child(ren)
when age appropriate. We draw on the family's experiences, strengths,
and resources to create plans that provide for the safety and
well-being of their children.
The FARE program offers facilitated CFT Meetings for all families
involved with Butte County Children's Services Division (CSD) using the
Safety Organized Practice (SOP) Consultation and Information Sharing
Framework created by Sue Lohrback. These meeting
are designed to help families identify their support systems as well as
to see what the family needs to be successful in reunifying with their
Meetings are offered to families every 3-6 months until their case is
closed with CSD.
Rio Lindo Towers
572 Rio Lindo Avenue, Suite 206
Chico, CA 95926
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