The WrapAround service is for those youth and their families with multiple needs linked to living together in the same home. Young people who are at risk of a placement or who are currently in a placement but aiming to return home earlier are at the heart of this program. Its focus is on strengthening each family’s strengths as a unit, and encouraging it to make positive connections in the community.
YouthLink’s Wraparound facilitators work with each family to build a plan. Part of that plan is to bring together friends, relatives, members of faith community as well as service professionals as a support team for the family. This team will share resources, solve problems and coordinate activities with the family, all in line with the family plan.
The Wraparound model has proven to produce positive results. Unique characteristics of this model that explain its success are these:
The individual/family always has:
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