Family Tree, Inc.

For over four decades Family Tree has provided innovative, life-changing services designed to address the interconnectedness among child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness. Family Tree is changing how individuals, families and communities see, respond to and overcome these challenges.

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Child and Youth Services

Class

Human Services 

Beneficiaries

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)
Crime/ Abuse Victims

Description


Child & Youth Services:
1. Community Family Resource Team (CFRT): 120-day home-based therapeutic program providing crisis intervention, school-based assistance, and support to stabilize families, keeping youth safely in their homes.
2. SafeCare® Colorado: nationally-recognized, in-home program providing direct skills training in parenting, child safety, and child health.
3. Kinship Programs: home-based financial/supportive services for relative caretakers struggling to maintain stability/housing for children in their care.

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Evidence of Program's Success

2018-2019 Summary of Achievements
• The Community Family Resource Team provided 113 at-risk youth with in-home services to help stabilize families; 100% were successfully diverted from further child welfare system involvement.
• Since CFRT's inception (2005), 96% of the youth who were successfully diverted remained in their homes for 12 months or longer, post closure.
• 89% of surveyed Community Family Resource Team and Kinship program participants reported an increased knowledge of community resources

Domestic Violence Services

Class

Human Services 

Beneficiaries

Crime/Abuse Victims
Female Adults
General Public/Unspecified
General population
Young Adults (20-25 years)

Description

1. Roots of Courage (ROC), formerly known as Women In Crisis (WIC): 45-day confidential residential shelter, case management, and support for survivors and their children. ROC is the only emergency facility of its kind that is located in Jefferson County and serves the seven-county Denver metro region.
2. Legal Advocacy Program: increase immediate and long-term safety through civil/criminal legal advocacy and crisis intervention.
3. Domestic Violence Outreach Program: increase safety/healing, and decrease isolation of survivors and their children through advocacy in a safe, community setting.
4. Parenting Time Program: provide a safe environment for children to spend time with non-custodial parent(s).

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Evidence of Program's Success

2018-2019 Summary of Achievements
• 100% of surveyed domestic violence survivors reported knowing more about their legal rights and options after receiving Legal Advocacy Program services
• 96% of surveyed clients reported an increased knowledge of safety strategies, and 94% reported an increased awareness of community resources. Research states these are the best two resources to provide to survivors of domestic violence.

Housing and Family Stabilization Services

Class

Human Services 

Beneficiaries

Homeless
Adults
Children (4-12 years)
Families
Infants/Young Children (birth - 3 years)

Description

1. House of Hope (HOH): 90-day shelter, case management, and support for women and their children experiencing homelessness. House of Hope is the only residential facility of its kind located within Arapahoe County, but serves the entire seven-county metro region.
2. Homelessness Program (HP): comprehensive support, case management and employment guidance, stabilizing individuals/families and providing access to affordable housing.
3. Generational Opportunities to Achieve Long-term Success (GOALS): up to 9 months of comprehensive assistance, including housing and wrap-around support services for Arapahoe County families experiencing homelessness.


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Evidence of Program's Success

2018-2019 Summary of Achievements
• 94% of surveyed House of Hope residents increased/maintained their income upon exit
• 88% of households exiting our Homelessness Program moved into safe and stable housing
• Family Tree secured space in the City of Aurora for the new GOALS program, which will begin serving families in August 2019.

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