Family Preservation Services

This program supports families through educational, therapeutic, and preventative services designed to enhance family strengths, to increase family functioning, to prevent abuse, neglect, and dependency, and to reduce the number of out-of-home placements of children. Of special focus are families whose children are severely or emotionally disturbed.

This intensive program is co-sponsored by the Marion County Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services Board, the Marion County Juvenile Court, and the Marion County Children Services Board. It is operated through the Marion County Family and Children First Council with services provided through a contract with the Marion Area Counseling Center.