Mission: To strengthen our community by providing care, nurture and treatment for hurting children and families.
Programs: Treatment foster network - umch serves boys and girls in a treatment foster care setting from our home office in reynoldsburg, ohio. Treatment foster parents provide temporary and loving homes. These parents are trained to nurture children who are often survivors of abuse or neglect. Foster parents receive comprehensive training and continual support as active partners of the child's care team. Biological families are included in the child's treatment whenever possible. Liscensed, master's level staff provide individual, family & clinical counseling. Liscensed staff provide case management. Umch's treatment approach focuses on each child's unique strengths and needs. 166 clients served in 2014.
wesley family services outpatient mental health counseling services for the commmunity's children and families - this program provides counseling services to children and families in their own homes, schools or communities. The programmatic range is designed to prevent family disruption and the need for out of home placement by keeping families strong and together in their own environments while receiving help. It also provides therapeutic treatment for children and families who are being reunited following out of home placement to help keep families strong and together. Wesley family services also offers counseling for children and families throughout the community who are experiencing challenging situations and need some extra help from time-to-time. There are four convenient wesley family services locations throughout the metropolitan area. One of the key strengths of wesley family services is the ability to schedule prompt appointments and quick mental health assessments as a program of umch continuum of care. Wesley family services has access to all of the intra-agency mental health and social services professionals - including the psychiatrist and psychologist. A strength that wesley family services affords the umch is the ability to continue to care for clients in a holistic manner throughout the various phases of their treatment plans - in residential, foster, adoptive, or community care. 853 clients served in 2014.