Family Reunification Services (FRS)
& Supervisor: Joe Farless
Karen Denny (Mayfield)
Coordinator: Stephanie P’Pool
1100 South Liberty Street
307 West Main Street
229 West Walnut Street
FPP programs service the seventeen (17) counties of Western Kentucky DCBS area
Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Trigg
Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Marshall, and McCracken
Reunification Services (FRS):
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
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
cases must meet TANF eligibility criteria.
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".