Family Support & Prevention Services
Today, there are many types of families and the ingredients that make for success in any of them includes the implementation of certain skills and attitudes. When children are parented in a nurturing way with consistency and stability, they are provided with the best opportunity of entering school ready to learn, having healthy child development, and becoming productive citizens. Married couples, blended families, grandparents as parents, teen parents, and single parents can all benefit from the Family Support & Prevention Services offered through Charlotte Behavioral Health Care.
Healthy Start Care Coordination services are dedicated to early access to prenatal care, the reduction of infant mortality, and the ensuring of positive maternal and child health outcomes, to pregnant women and families with children up to 3 years. Care Coordinators help link families to needed community services in order to help ensure family success.
Parenting Classes for voluntary and court ordered/court-approved classes last 10 weeks and cover a variety of topics designed to promote positive and effective parenting skills. Individual, in-home classes as well as group classes are available. Parents with children 0-18 years can access these services.
Nurturing Parents Groups are parent facilitated 13 week class for parents to discuss a variety of topics such as family leadership, discipline and teamwork, the power to nurture, juggling work and family life, stress management, and much more.
For more information about the Family Support & Prevention Services, please contact 639-8300.