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Specialized Treatment Foster Care

SaintA is looking for patient, empathetic and nurturing individuals and families to provide a consistent and safe environment for young victims of sexual exploitation. You may have the opportunity to save a child’s life.

As a licensed SaintA caregiver, you would be a critical member of an interdisciplinary team, including our HART (Human Anti-Trafficking Response Team) case managers. You will care for multi-level trauma survivors by providing them a safe home, nurturing them, and offering them the understanding needed to heal.

Together, we can provide former victims of sex trafficking these and other important services:

  • A safe, consistent and structured living environment
  • Physical, dental and mental health assessment and services
  • Healthy relationship development and mentoring
  • Safety plans to protect the youth from additional trauma
  • Individualized academic, vocational and life-skill intervention
  • Regular team meetings, treatment planning and other services needed to ensure safety and reduce the effects of trauma
  • Specialized training and support to help in the healing process

Specialized Treatment Foster Parent Requirements

The most important requirements are having love, patience and a commitment to the future of our community’s children.

Certification includes treatment foster care requirements in addition to the following:

  • Topic-specific training related to complex trauma and sexual exploitation
  • One parent must not work outside the home
  • Applicants are required to provide at least one support person to be approved as respite

Additional supportive services for caregivers:

  • 24/7 access to professionals
  • A mentor for the youth
  • Specialized training and group consultation
  • Therapeutic case management support
  • Respite care
  • Health care insurance stipend (if applicable)

To learn more, call 855-GROW-HOPE and mention that you have an interest in providing specialized treatment foster care.

For more information on our services, please visit our Resources section for contact information, meeting schedules, forms and more.