How Does It Work?
The Intensive Alternative Family Treatment (IAFT) Program is a new community-based therapeutic program piloted for the State by Barium Springs, now known as Children’s Hope Alliance. The program provides a therapeutic family style treatment with trained professional parents in the community. IAFT is a placement option for youth who may be hard to place due to past treatment failures, significant behavioral and emotional challenges and the need for out of home care.
Services are offered throughout North Carolina.
Utilizes trained licensed professional parents that have a proven history of success with high-risk children and/or specialized training.
Weekly contact with the team of professionals that are responsible for the child’s plan of care.
Daily contact between our staff and professional parents to review behavioral and treatment outcomes and needs.
Provides the opportunity to learn new social and living skills.
Provides the opportunity for family involvement and to reconnect with the biological family.
Provides a level of care tailored to his/her specific needs.
I have more questions, who can I talk to?
The Recruiter Trainer in your area will be happy to answer any questions:
For Cabarrus, Catawba, Mecklenberg, Iredell, Union, and Gaston Counties, call Sara Dillon at (704) 880-4103
For Cumberland, Forsyth, Robeson, and Wake Counties call Tomika Brooks at (919) 500-9341
For Buncombe, Madison, and Haywood Counties, call Amber Story at (828) 406-2367
For all other counties, contact Tammy Bradley at (704) 607-3617