Families Uniting Now profiled in the Oregonian
The program officially launched just this past July, but Families Uniting Now is already yielding some promising results.
Families Uniting Now helps parents involved in the Child Welfare system to prepare to be reunited with their children, by cultivating parenting skills and helping strengthen the parent-child relationship.
Between 7/5/2011 and 8/25/2011, 7 children and 5 parents met
twice per week for three hours per visit at locations that included
parks, OMSI, the Children's Museum, and more.
- 3 children are back home with their parent full-time
- 2 children will return home pending a court date in mid-September
- 1 child is making much more frequent visits, including seeing their mother 5 days per week.
to read the Oregonian
article about Families Uniting Now.
to learn more about Families Uniting Now.