Our foster parents are cross-trained in mental health, disability services, child development, and behavioral supports. Each foster parent is trained by a professional provider who has experience providing behavioral intervention in a variety of settings. Sample Supports Youth Services staff have extensive experience in utilizing integrated treatment plans and training in mental health, behavioral interventions, trauma, substance abuse and disabilities. This experience helps our team to support stable, long-term placements for children and adolescents as well as short-term crisis intervention.
An added benefit to choosing Sample Supports as your foster care agency is immediate access to all programs and services:
Adult transition services
Behavior and clinical counseling
Employment options for adolescents
Vocational training program
Sample Supports Youth Services specializes in:
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Severe Mental Health
Complex Behavioral Supports.
Short-term crisis intervention and home-based services
Adult transition services and long-term placements through HCBS waivers
Special Funding (CHRP)
Sample Supports Youth Services specializes in serving children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and high needs. The Children's Habilitation Residential Program (CHRP) Waiver provides residential services for children and youth living with disabilities through Medicaid Home and Community-based services. The CHRP waiver is administered through your local Community Center Board (CCB).
Foster children under 21 years old with a developmental disability and high needs and whom are at risk of institutionalization are eligible for the CHRP waiver.
Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent?
At Sample Supports Youth Services, we carefully screen our providers and complete an extensive matching process to determine the best, individualized setting for children and adolescents. Sample Supports Youth Services staff provides monitoring and supervision of the foster home and ongoing case management and coordination of services.
Foster care homes play an invaluable role in helping children in times a crisis. There is a growing need for families willing to open their hearts and homes to children and teenagers who have been removed from their families. These children need a loving family who will walk with them during a time of crisis and welcome them unconditionally into a caring home. Interested in becoming a foster parent? Learn more here.