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Summit Community Foster Care
Community Foster Care

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Description
  • Functions as a human services agency that provides residential programs as well as behavioural and social needs assessments for children and youth
  • Offers therapeutic foster homes, ranging from two to six beds in a home, and groups children with similar needs, such as age, developmental needs, interests, risks, mental health and behavioural needs
  • Teaches children the skills necessary to cope in their homes and in the community
  • Facilitates educational workshops and seminars

Residential Program
Provides the following services to children and youth who are unable to live at home or on their own:
  • 24 hour on-call support services for crisis intervention
  • Behavioural assessments
  • Clinical support and training
  • Community based activities and recreational programs
  • Comprehensive home studies for foster homes
  • Comprehensive case management
  • Emergency, respite, short, and long-term care
  • Goal Planning
  • Independent living assessments and training
  • Individual counselling
  • Psychological assessment services
  • Social skills assessments and skills streaming group sessions
  • Weekly therapeutic groups
Hours of Operation
Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pmMon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
Residential Program Children and youth who require out of home placements

Age Requirements: Ages: 6 year(s) - 17 year(s);
Application Process
  • Most referrals made from Children's Aid Society
  • Referrals from other community agencies and child welfare organizations are accepted
  • Individuals and other agencies who wish to make a referral to the residential program are requested to fill out the referral form and return it by fax or e-mail
After a referral has been made, there will be an intake process that includes a tour of the home and meeting the staff
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Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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