Safely reuniting children in foster care with their birth parents is the goal of Impact NW’s Safe & Together Program.

toddler-girls-44Our Safe & Together program works with families with children ages birth to eight who are in foster care. The goal of our program is to reunite families and to prevent future occurrences of foster care placement by keeping children safely at home.

We do this by providing intensive home visiting and individualized service and support, providing case management and connecting families with stabilizing resources, working in partnership with birth parent, foster parents, DHS/Child Welfare, and mental health professionals.

Our Safe & Together Program also encourages families to participate in our parent-child playgroups and dad-specific services.

Impact NW’s Safe & Together program receives funding from the Portland Children’s Levy.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Children must be ages 0-8
  • Children must be in foster care at the time of enrollment
  • Either the birth parent or foster parent must live in the City of Portland
  • All referrals must come through DHS Child Welfare

Can we help you?

If you or someone you know is interested in our Safe & Together program, call Julie Houston at (503) 721-6776. Your conversation will be completely confidential, and if Impact NW isn’t the best fit for you, we’ll help connect you to the services you need.