Family Support services focus on increasing social supports, parenting knowledge and skills, and child and family access to high quality child development services , medical and dental care, and safe environments. Using culturally competent, family centered supports, staff provide role modeling, counseling and mentoring aimed at successful development of parent and child life skills. Young adults are encouraged to plan for and achieve their health, education, economic, interpersonal, social, and parenting goals as well as receive assistance to learn about and connect with community resources as needed.
Resources for service providers include guidance on service delivery and expectations are available in the CIS guidance manual. Also information about the CIS job description for individuals filling this role on the CIS regional team.