Trillium Providing Funding to Support Children in Foster Care with Complex Needs
Trillium’s new “Family Solutions” initiative provides funding for providers to expand enhanced family settings to support all children to grow up in a family
GREENVILLE, NC – Trillium Health Resources is encouraging North Carolina Licensed Child Placement agencies to apply for funding to hire staff that can recruit new families interested in providing supportive home for children with high-demand needs.
Eligible in-network and out-of-network providers (who are already enrolled in NC Tracks) can apply at https://bit.ly/3Buxi2Z. Applications are due by the close of business on December 31, 2022.
“Every child deserves a safe and loving home,” Adrienne Beatty, Trillium’s Director of Network Development, said. “We want to be sure the families in our communities feel supported in providing that home.”
The added focus on developing and expanding services allows better coverage of children with complex needs including wraparound supports. These supports include professionals, family members, and community partners working together to address the individual needs of a child. The care team approach ensures a child has the services and support needed for a healthy, happy childhood.
The children and young adults in need of more options include Trillium members who are also involved with the Department of Social Services, Department of Juvenile Justice, or who may be in transition between living arrangements.
Funding will cover the costs of local staff positions in Trillium’s 28-county region. Additional staff will then recruit and develop new families to provide supportive homes for these children. Providers should be 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.
Trillium encourages all eligible providers to apply for multiple areas of funding, but only one provider will be selected for each defined area of funding. Find additional information on the request for application at TrilliumHealthResources.org/For-Providers/Request-Opportunities.
ABOUT TRILLIUM HEALTH RESOURCES
Trillium Health Resources is a leading specialty care manager (LME/MCO) for individuals with serious substance use, mental illness and intellectual/ developmental disabilities in 28 counties in eastern North Carolina. Trillium’s mission is transforming lives and building community well-being through partnership and proven solutions. We help every community and individual we serve to reach their fullest potential. By coordinating care across multiple systems, we achieve improved health outcomes, quality of care, and efficient use of resources. Trillium remains focused on delivering the right services, in the right amount, at the right time. For more information, visit www.TrilliumHealthResources.org.