Office of Resource Development

This office provides the following functions for the Department of Human Resources:

  • Assists in development of resources on statewide basis and provides county departments with technical assistance in the development of county resources.
  • Provides support services and technical assistance to county Department of Human Resources staff and to program providers for Therapeutic Foster Care services.
  • Monitors all placement centers for all quality of life issues.
  • Assists in development of resources and provides support services and technical assistance to county Department of Human Resources staff and to program providers for Family Outcome-centered Unification Services (FOCUS) and Family Service Centers programs.
  • Monitors all continuum of care and permanency/preservation services statewide.
  • Implements the Multi-dimensional Assessment Tool (MAT) for placements for children in residential care.
  • Maintains the online placement resource directory.
  • Maintains the SACWIS system for Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) and Mental Health-certified residential programs.
  • Conducts complaint investigations on residential placements of children.

  • More Information
    Automated Placement Resource Directory
    Therapeutic Foster Care Manual

    Contact Information
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