The FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMS assist families with the resources they need to provide a safe and stable home for their children.
The CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES assists children in reaching their full potential. In 2020:
- 19 developmental evaluations were completed.
- 7 children received physical, occupational, and/or speech therapy.
The PARENT SUPPORT SERVICES program provides casework services to family members of the children in placement to obtain services that will allow them to provide a safe home for their children.
- The ADOPTION PROGRAM licenses families, when reunification with birth families is not possible. This program has facilitated over 390 special needs adoptions, including 28 HIV-positive and 97 HIV-exposed children in the past 38 years. 3 adoptions were finalized in 2020.
The POST-ADOPTION PROGRAM provides educational support, referrals for services and training for families who have adopted through Casa de Esperanza. In 2020: 170 adoptees in 125 families received post-adoption services.