Intensive Family Based Services

Intensive Family Based Services (IFBS) provide services to children and their families needing extra support at home and in their community. IFBS works with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) to help keep families safely together through in-home, family- focused treatment services as well as helping families safely reunify following a separation.

Who We Serve

  • Families at risk of having their children removed from their homes
  • Families at risk of DCF involvement
  • Families with children returning from out of home
  • Families who may be struggling and are referred to the program
  • Referrals from DCF and community partners

What We Do

  • Assessments to determine the needs of the family focusing on safety of the child and the overall needs of the family unit.
  • Flexible schedules to meet the needs of the family
  • Case management
  • Serves families who do not have insurance or access to Medicaid
  • Strength-based solution focused interventions
  • Assist the family to build positive connections within the community and grow their natural support system  
  • Goals in Plan of Care directed by families
  • Maintain strong partnerships with local service providers, schools and other resources

For more information please contact us or call  802.622.3230

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