Program Description

The Diversion Program is a community-based program that supports families with children ages 0-18 years old who are at risk of becoming involved with the Chester County Department of Children, Youth, and Families due to parent-child conflict or disruptive behaviors. The Diversion Program is a three to four month program and focuses on providing case management, healthy family engagement, and monitoring to ensure the well-being of the child. The Program Coordinator meets with the participant child and/or family for a minimum of one hour of in-person services each week with additional services provided as needed. At least two of the sessions each month is held in the home with the family. The Program Coordinator is trained in the Triple P evidence-based curriculum and works with 12-15 families at any one time.

This program serves the following populations:

  • Low-income children and families
  • Families that speak a language other than English
  • Families with a history of child abuse and neglect
  • Families with a history of domestic violence
  • Families with a history of substance use

For more information contact Amanda Vega, Manager of Life Skills and Diversion at avega@ccmchc.org