Family Visitation Services & Parent/Caregiver Groups

Family Visitation Services

Provides a safe and nurturing atmosphere for visits between children and non-custodial parents and children in foster care and their biological parents.

The people we serve:
Custodial and non-custodial parents and caregivers
Children in temporary foster care

How the program works:

The Access and Visitation Program provides trained therapists to supervise visits between children and non-custodial parents/guardians.  The best interest of the child involved will always be our primary concern.

In Transition to Parenting (TIP)  a family meets with a Master’s-level therapist to help with the transition issues that interfere with the reunification visit of the non-custodial parent and the child/children.  This program is recommended before Supervised Visitation when it is determined that the child/children need extra therapeutic support before they can safely visit with the non-custodial parent. 

In the Supervised Visitation Program (SV) the non-custodial parent meets with the child/children on a regular schedule, under the guidance of at least a Bachelor-level therapist who provides a varying degree of support and structure.

Referrals are made through the Hartford Court Support Service Division, Family Service Unit to Klingberg Family Centers’ Family Service Coordinator.  This program is funded by Access and Visitation Grant.

Fee for Service – Supervised Visitation (SV)
Similar to SV above except referrals are accepted directly from clients.

Fee for Service - Therapeutic Visitation
Similar to TIP above except referrals are accepted directly from the client.

Parent/Caregiver Groups

People we serve:
Parents or caregivers

How the program works:
Fee for service groups are provided on an ongoing basis. 

Comprehensive Parent Education Group
Domestic Violence Educational and Support Group for non-offenders

For more information:
Contact Kathy Service, MSW, Family Service Coordinator
(860) 243-4416 ext. 243