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JusticeWorks Community Updates

The Family Engagement Initiative

The Family Engagement Initiative (FEI) began in 2018 with the main goal being to "enhance meaningful family involvement in the child welfare system." (OCFCPacourts) Lehigh County is one of fifteen counties in Pennsylvania that have been asked to join this initiative which consists of:  Family Finding Enhanced Legal Representation Crisis and Rapid Response Family Meetings JusticeWorks' Lehigh office has partnered with the Lehigh County Child & Youth Services (CYS) to provide Crisis and Rapid Response Meetings, as well as take part in quarterly implementation of team meetings,...

Elk County Children & Youth Partner with JusticeWorks!

We are excited to announce that Elk County has joined in partnership with the JusticeWorks family of services.  Director Danielle (Dani) Haines and Supervisor, Nicholas Gaio met with Elk County Children and Youth, presented our programs and services, and provided insight into the collaboration between the organizations. As of 10/26/21, we will be providing Nurturing Parenting and Nurturing Parenting Substance Abuse services.  We also plan to expand our SWAN services to support the needs of Elk County. Elk County certainly lives up to its name. The town of Benezette is the heart of...

A Taste of JusticeWorks Ohio’s Team Building Event

JusticeWorks prides itself on work/life balance and allows staff to focus on maintaining their wellness and mental health. Our enthusiastic Hamilton County Activity Committee put together an initiative to host a monthly team-building activity day to bond with one another outside of the office setting and boost team morale. For example, the team sat down to enjoy a wonderful Mexican dinner at La Pinata in August. In September, the team got together to participate in a throwback activity, bowling! If you haven't been bowling in a while, let us remind you, it is so much fun! It's a fantastic...

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS: Immediate Mentor Opportunities Available in Indiana County!

We're looking for volunteers to be mentors in Indiana County to start immediately.  The Independent living program supports youth in Indiana County between 14 and 23 years old. Our goal is to increase confidence, self-esteem, and life skills through 1:1 and group mentoring.  This is a collaborative program between JusticeWorks YouthCare and Indiana County Children & Youth Services. The goal of this program is to provide a new connection for each youth that will help expand their horizons in different fields of studies, hobbies, and more.  It's statistically proven that mentoring...

In the Midst of Chaos, Teamwork Prevails!

A note from Kristen Irizarry, Director of Lehigh & Northampton Counties The Lehigh county branch saw a Friday like no other. It was the coming of the week's end, Friday at approximately 4:00 PM our inboxes flooded with emergency referrals. Five, to be exact!  All five were high risk, safety concerns, abuse-ridden referrals. Two were crisis rapid response (CRR) referrals which deemed immediate intervention. As usual, we had two staff on call. This week it was Robin and Wendy. To make matters more challenging, two cases were Spanish Speaking and one of which the mom was hearing...

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