Supportive Services for Families

These services are part of our efforts to rebuild families and are specifically for children and families that are active/involved with DCFS. If you think you may need any of the services for your family, please let your caseworker/child protection specialist know.


Tapestry System of Care

The Tapestry System of Care provides a support network for Cuyahoga County children with significant emotional or behavioral needs.

Child and Family Focused (Family Preservation)

A short-term crisis intervention program to help stabilize families involved with Cuyahoga County DCFS.

Multisystemic Therapy (MST)

With Multisystemic Therapy an expert will support and advocate for your family.

Supported Visits

This parenting program for Cuyahoga County residents includes up to 17 visits with a coach who will provide real-time feedback of family interaction.

Nurturing Parenting

A program for Cuyahoga County families focusing on changing dysfunctional, abusive, or neglectful child-parent interactions.

Alternatives for Families Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

This evidence-based treatment helps improve the relationship between children and caregivers in Cuyahoga County.

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Therapy for Cuyahoga County children with post-traumatic stress disorder or other problems related to traumatic life experiences.

Attachment Biobehavioral Catch-up

Therapy to help residential caregivers in Cuyahoga County understand a child's cues and practice appropriate responses.

Parent-Child Interactive Therapy

A supportive therapy service for children and families involved with the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services.

Early Childhood Mental Health Services (ECMH)

Early childhood mental health services available to Cuyahoga County children.

Help Me Grow

Help Me Grow sets up young children in Cuyahoga County for long-term success. Services include early intervention and home visiting.

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