A New Beginning Foster Family Agency works with the issues of the foster children and utilizes an Individualized Treatment Plan according to the foster child's educational, emotional and physical needs ensuring the child's placement is successful. It is hoped that these services will afford these foster children with stability and growth. In order to accomplish this task, the Agency offers additional services such as:
In order to ensure the proper care of all Foster Children, A New Beginning Foster Family Agency’s Dependents receive Tutoring, Anger Management Classes, Teen Parenting Classes, Therapeutic Services and Medical and Dental Services as needed.
Foster care is a secure, affectionate, temporary home for children (age birth to 21 years) who have experienced abuse or neglect while living with their family or guardian. The goal is to safely place the child with their biological family once again, though this is not always possible.
Children enter into foster care for a number of reasons:
In these and other situations, the state takes over responsibility for the child's welfare and places the child in the private home of a state certified caregiver or foster parent.
The human services department employs social workers who are responsible for monitoring the children placed in foster care. Until the child is legally adopted, reunited with their family, or transferred permanently under a legal guardian, all decisions involving the minor's welfare are made by the state's family court and child protection agency social workers.