Vision To create a network in which children and families can find the support and protection they need. Using resources available in the community to strengthen family unity. Provide services and guidance to those in need.
Who the agency provides services for. The primary target of the agency are children. Families of children who are deemed to be in any form of need, receive services which in turn protect the children. The agency creates the contact for clients in order for them to comply with Court orders.
The Agency Fresno County Social Services Fresno County is the largest county in the San Joaquin Valley as far as population. The number of families that are involved with Fresno County Social Services is far greater than it is in other counties in the region.
Agency Structure Director CalWORKS/Welfare to Work Child Welfare Services Administration Adult Services Medi-Cal and Food Stamps
Specific Unit Adoption/Assessment Primary goal is to find an appropriate placement for children and teens who’s parents were unable to meet the requirements mandated by the Court in order to maintain custody of the children.
Available Options for Placement Planned Permanent Living Arrangement. Foster Care Adoption Legal Guardianship Relative Guardianship Non-relative Guardianship.
Population Which the Agency Provides Services For Children who are victims of Physical Abuse Sexual Abuse Neglect Abandonment Prenatal Drug Exposure Caretaker Absence/ Incapacitated