Special Deliveries is a home visitation program for pregnant women and families with children ages 0- Kindergarten entry. Special Deliveries is focused on strengthening families so that children are safe, healthy and ready to learn. Services provided through Special Deliveries include counseling, case management, parent education and family support. Referrals to other agencies for assistance with early intervention services, childcare resources, child support, medical care, education, employment, housing assistance, and psychiatric services as needed. Transportation is available on an as-needed basis for group meetings and necessary doctor’s appointments.
Additional Services Offered:
Parents as Teachers (PAT)
PAT is an evidenced-based home visiting model that promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. The program model can be offered prenatally through kindergarten and is replicated by various types of organizations. Parent Educators provide home visits to enrolled families and cater all home visits to the needs and goals of the children and their parents. Enrolled families will also have an opportunity to participate in a monthly group connection to meet other parents.
For more information or to start services, please contact Special Deliveries at 334-742-2112.
Special Deliveries home visitation program is available in Lee County.
Parents as Teachers (PAT) is available in Lee and Russell County.
The ABC Program serves pre-school children ages 2 to 5 who face difficulties in the day care, pre-school or home environment due to behavioral issues and/or developmental delays. Children attend the program at Family and Children’s Services for up to 4 hours several days a week, depending on the child’s need and available openings. This program works closely with the Special Deliveries program to ensure that families receive family counseling, parenting skills support, and linkage to resources.
In-Home Intervention Program
The In-Home Intervention Program serves families with children at imminent risk of placement in a residential treatment program or who are returning home after residential treatment. This program provides counseling, case management, and other mental health services primarily in the home setting.
After-School and Summer Camp Programs
The After-School and Summer Camp programs provide therapeutic services to children and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance in a fun and safe setting. Children served through this program are in need of more intensive services due to behaviors which interfere with their success at home, at school and in the community. Counseling, daily living skills training, family support, and case management are key features of these programs.