Services Provided

Below is a list of all the services that Family Advocacy in Champaign County provides for their clients. These services are always growing and changing to benefit the community we work with.


Families and individuals best suited for these services are:

Families who are involved in the child welfare system who need assistance in removing barriers.
Families with children in foster care (placement) with a caseworker through the Department of Children & Family Service.
Families that receive in home services (intact) with a caseworker through The Department of Children & Family Service.
Families who are in crisis but need encouragement while they change their lives.

Advocacy

This is the process of informing and assisting the client in how to properly advocate for themselves or speaking on their own behalf. We provide support and assistance in maneuvering through the various systems that the client may be involved with.

Mentoring

This is the process of assisting the client with developing healthy and achievable short term and long term goals.

Mediation

This is the process of an advocate intervening as a neutral party on the clients behalf to work through conflicts that may arise with service providers.

Alternative Counseling

This service is non-traditional counseling of an individual or family using a mentoring model used by FACC

Workshops

FACC hosts, sponsors, or co-sponsors events that addresses community concerns or issues such as parenting skills, life skills, working with child welfare, working with social service agencies, and domestic violence

Outreach

Facc provides services to families from the community and provide assistance in collaboration with other service providers.

Third Party & Supervised Visits

This is the coordination and supervision of visits with clients whose children are in a placement and/or involved in a custody battle.

The Family Table

This is a group session that addresses parenting skills, domestic violence, relationships, life skills, budgeting, and short & long term goals.

Anger Management

This is a group session for teens and adults to help them deal with anger issues and their consequences. It works towards learning on how to channel their anger into a positive outcome

Financial Literacy Training

A training course for youth who are aging out of the child welfare system. This course will teach individuals certain skills and knowledge that allows the client to make informed and effective decisions with all of their financial resources.

Life Skills Training

This is a training for adults and teens that focuses on helping clients develop the necessary skills needed to becoming a self-sufficient adult.

Parenting

This class focuses on child development, the developmental stages of children, discipline, parenting pre-adolescents & adolescents, and the importance of providing a safe and loving environment for children.

*FACC DOES ALLOW UTILIZATION OF THE FACILITY FOR COMMUNITY MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS WHEN AN AVAILABLE​ DATE IS AGREED UPON