Permanency Solutions/ISO is a high intensity, multi-faceted program that is specially designed to serve at-risk youth. The program tailors a variety of therapeutic, social and community-based services to the specific needs of a child and his/her family and endeavors to create a safe, stable, positive home environment for each child. 

The program’s goal is to:

  • Ensure the safety of children
  • Achieve permanence within birth, adoptive, kinship or foster families
  • Keep children connected to their families, communities, schools and social networks

Permanency Solutions/ISO can:

  • Reunify a child with his or her family
  • Place the child in a caring foster home
  • Provide older youth with the support,  education and skills they’ll need to transition to independence
  • Support families in their own homes

 Service components:

  • CFS staff will develop and implement a treatment plan that may include any of the following:
  • Individual/family counseling
  • Respite care
  • Crisis intervention/stabilization
  • Substance abuse assessments & treatment
  • Parenting education and in-home support
  • Foster home support
  • Short-term placement at CFS foster home or residential facility
  • Transitional (independent living) services for older adolescents
  • Job readiness assistance for parents and older adolescents
  • Monitoring (ensures that a child adheres to court orders re: curfew, school attendance, counseling sessions, etc.)

Appointments & referrals

Referrals may be made to:

Child and Family Services

Permanency Solutions

Tammy Boucher, LICSW

1-800-640-6486 ext. 4140

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To apply for state benefits online:  https://nheasy.nh.gov/

KEY FACTS PERMANENCY SOLUTIONS AND ISO

Eligibility:

Permanency Solutions/ISO Serves NH court-ordered children and their families who are referred through the Division of Children, Youth and Families or the Department of Juvenile Justice Services.  In some cases, youth may be referred by school districts.

  

Areas served:
Statewide

 

Contact:

Appointments & referrals

Tammy Boucher, LICSW

1-800-640-6486 ext. 4140

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Referral Form

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Foster Care Requirements

 

Foster Care Application/Questionnaire

Child-Maltreatment