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Family Navigator Services

The Family Navigator Service is an all-inclusive resource and referral program that has been offering support and compassion to families since 2007. Navigators are knowledgeable about Baltimore County support services and delivery systems.

A Family Navigator can help by offering support and compassion and connecting families with existing community-based services. They can work with them over the phone or meet with them at a time and location that is convenient for the family to help them identify their strengths and challenges and develop a plan of action.

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Family Navigator Services are free of charge!

Contact Family Navigator Service at 667-600-3074.

Families who have private health insurance, public health insurance or no health insurance are encouraged to take advantage of this free service funded by the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services and the Baltimore County Local Management Board.

A Family Navigator can help by offering support and compassion and connecting families with existing community-based services. They can work with them over the phone or meet with them at a time and location that is convenient for the family to help them identify their strengths and challenges and develop a plan of action.

Through a grant from the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services and the Baltimore County Local Management Board Baltimore County Family Navigators serve Baltimore County families, kinship caregivers and guardians, or other family members of children with serious behavioral health concerns who need assistance with accessing information, systems, and support services to effectively address those concerns.

How do we help?

  • A Family Navigator provides assistance and support to the parents, guardians, or other family members of Baltimore County children with serious behavioral health concerns who need assistance with accessing information, systems, and support services to effectively address those concerns. 
  • A Family Navigator will reach out to the family, develop a plan of action, and help connect the family with community resources.
  • The Family Navigators offer these families the Family Resource Academy, which provides workshops to help parents develop self-awareness and insight into nurturing parenting practices and to help parents gain knowledge and increased awareness of the impact of trauma and ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) that can lead to negative outcomes for both parent and child.

Click here for more information about Adverse Childhood Experiences.

Family and Kinship Navigator Services
2300B Dulaney Valley Road
Timonium, MD 21093
667-600-3074
Fax: 410-561-8109 

familynavigator@cc-md.org

Our Services

1) Formulate a Plan

• Identify the family strengths
• Clarify the concerns and challenges
• Provide emotional support
• Identify resources

2) Implement the Plan

• Make phone calls to service providers
• Provide guidance in completing forms and applications
• Discuss strategies for addressing school issues
• Empower families to speak up and articulate their concerns and needs
• Follow-up with families and assist with problems that may arise after initial linkages have been made

Family Support Groups provide a monthly opportunity for the parents and caretakers of children with emotional and behavioral challenges to share experiences and advice, as well as access training and emotional support. Our child welfare and mental health programs are nationally recognized for their efforts to involve family members in as many ways as possible. Research shows that family involvement has a strong impact on the success of treatment.

DUE TO COVID-19 MEETINGS WILL CONTINUE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM
For more information contact: Bev Butler  410-239-8578 or
send your email address to receive Zoom Invite to bbutler@cc-md.org

Click here for the current schedule.

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