Overview

ARC aligns with the IOC (improving outcomes for children) model which contains the belief that a community-neighborhood approach with defined roles between county and provider positively impacts safety, permanency, and well-being.  The IOC focuses on the following outcomes:

  • Children and youth maintain safety in their own homes and communities.

  • Children and youth achieve timely reunification or other permanence.

  • Reduction in use of congregate care.

  • Improved child, youth, and family functioning.

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Our Goals

Derived from the IOC, ARC’s primary goal is to support families’ journeys to overcome reunification barriers and achieve independence. This is accomplished through various objectives:
  • Economic stability
     

  • Behavioral health
     

  • Opportunities for families to connect during OOH placement 
     

  • Access to necessary services and community linkages
     

  • Reduced wait for services