Pennyrile Allied Community Services

FRS



Family Reunification Services (FRS)

Director & Supervisor: Joe Farless

Supervisor: Karen Denny (Mayfield)

FPP Coordinator: Stephanie P’Pool

 

Hopkinsville (Central Office)

Address: 1100 South Liberty Street

P.O. Box 549

Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Phone: (270) 707-9735

Fax: (270) 707-9737

Email: joe.f@pacs-ky.org

 


Princeton (Satellite Office)

Address: 307 West Main Street

Princeton, KY 42445

Phone: (270) 365-6402

Fax: (270) 365-7463

 

Mayfield (Satellite Office)

Address: 229 West Walnut Street

P.O. Box 5180

Mayfield, KY 42066

Phone: (270) 247-7072

Fax: (270) 247-7880

 

Counties Served: The FPP programs service the seventeen (17) counties of Western Kentucky DCBS area “The Lakes”

Pennyrile: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Trigg

Purchase: Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Marshall, and McCracken


Family Reunification Services (FRS):

The goal of FRS is to assist in the re-entry of the child(ren), under age 18, into the home and to prevent the replacement of the child(ren) into out of home care. FRS Specialist work a flexible schedule and are available to the families they serve on a twenty-four (24) hour per day seven (7) day per week basis. The intervention is held almost entirely in the home. FRS Specialist work with four (4) families at a time giving each family three (3) to eight (8) hours of services each week for an average of thirteen (13) weeks. In order to facilitate the reunification of the children safely and within a timely manner, the FRS Specialist works with families within the first fifteen (15) of the last twenty-two (22) months of the child being removed from the home. Services provided to the families include, but are not limited to; modeling desired behavior; parenting education and skills; child development training; advocacy with courts, schools and other service agencies; communication skills building; home maintenance skills; linkage with other community resources, facilities and transportation.

Referral Process:  

Only DCBS/P&P may refer families to this program. All referrals must be approved by the Referral and Selection person in the DCBS District office in your area. The original referral must be given to the FRS worker at the time the case is opened.

 *TANF cases must meet TANF eligibility criteria.

  

Pennyrile Allied Community Services, Inc. is "An Equal Opportunity Employer"


"This program is funded whole or in part by both state and federal funds through the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services".

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