Parents are eligible for the Family Recovery Program (FRP) if:
- You are the parent or legal guardian of a child (or children), age 0—10, placed in shelter care for at least one night.
- Substance use is a major factor in the removal of your child/children.
- The parent or legal guardian is physically present in court for the referral to the Family Recovery Program (FRP).
- You are the parent or legal guardian of a child (or children), age 0-10, referred by the Department of Social Services for FRP’s Horizon Program (No Court Involvement).
- The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Building at Sage Center is open to current FRP parents with children ages 0-10 in good compliance, 90 days of sobriety along with referral from the FRP case manager.
Court Referral Process
An eligible parent or legal guardian may only be referred into FRP by a Judge or Magistrate under the following circumstances:
The period immediately following the initial removal of a child or children is when a parent or guardian can receive immediate substance use disorder treatment, case management and supportive services to establish immediate as well as lasting sobriety.
Parents and guardians may request to be referred into FRP at the following Child In Need Assistance (CINA)/FRP hearings.
- Shelter care hearings
- Preliminary hearings
- CINA adjudicatory hearings
- CINA dispositional hearings
- CINA permanency planning review (10 month)
- Friday FRP court hearings