06/21/2024
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GREENVILLE, N.C. –Trillium Health Resources is delivering $1,056,151 to four providers serving foster care families in 28 counties. This funding, part of the Family Solutions program, will help recruit and train foster care families, giving them the tools needed to better support children in their homes.

The providers and counties include:

  • Children’s Home Society: $ 280,000 to serve Gates, Bertie, Chowan, Perquimans, Pasquotank, Currituck, and Camden Counties.
  • Omni Visions: $237,000 to serve  Pamlico, Martin, Nash, Hertford, Northampton, Washington, Halifax, Dare, Tyrell,  and Hyde Counties
  • Easterseals UCP: $450,000 to serve Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, Pender, Pitt, and New Hanover Counties.
  • The Boys and Girls Home of North Carolina: $89,151 for Columbus, Bladen, Brunswick Counties.

Trillium announced the funding opportunity in December 2022 to North Carolina Licensed Child Placement agencies. Funding will cover the costs of local staff positions in the region. Additional staff will then recruit and develop new families to provide supportive homes for these children. Providers are dedicated to recruiting and developing culturally appropriate and diverse families to provide professional parenting, kinship care, enhanced levels of therapeutic foster care, Intensive Alternative Family Treatment (IAFT), Alternative Family Living (AFL) for children and adults, and private residence respite.

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About Trillium Health Resources

Trillium Health Resources is a leading specialty care manager (LME/MCO) for individuals with substance use, mental illness, and intellectual/developmental disabilities in 28 counties in eastern North Carolina. Trillium’s mission is to transform the lives of people in need by providing them with ready access to quality care. We take a person-centered approach to health and wellbeing, coordinating care across multiple systems to achieve improved health outcomes, quality of care and efficient use of resources. Trillium is investing in innovation to meet the unique needs of the individuals and communities we serve, and remains focused on delivering the right services, in the right amount, at the right time. For more information, visit www.TrilliumHealthResources.org.

 

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