SafeTogether: A Groundbreaking
New Program to Reduce Custody Loss
As many as 70% of parents with a mental illness lose custody of their children, even when the courts have found no evidence of neglect.
SafeTogether is a pilot program that will keep children in the home and out of foster care during a mental health crisis.
Video: Learning How to Talk
“Learning How To Talk” charts Evan Kaplan’s journey from the depths of depression and despair to his current role as Executive Director of Child & Family Connections.
Information & Evidence
Most treatment planning for parental mental illness fails to acknowledge or integrate a parents’ critical role as caregiver, provider, and protector of their children and families, and only does so when families are already involved in welfare systems.
It doesn’t have to be that way. Learn more »