Strong Families, Safe Communities (SFSC) FY 2018

The FY 2018-19 biennium budget allocated $4 million per year for continuation of the Strong Families, Safe Communities program. Now in its fifth year, the program followed the competitive opportunity process and generated 11 funded projects for FY 2018-19.

Proposals were scored at the end of FY 2017 by a committee of staff members from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), including one parent peer support leader and three youth peer support leaders. Below are the awarded project areas and a summary description of each project.

SFSC FY 2018 Grantee Map (scroll down or click on the county for a project summary)
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Mahoning and Trumbull Counties Mahoning and Trumbull Counties Warren, Clinton, Brown, Hamilton, Butler and Montgomery Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Lake and Geauga Counties Lake and Geauga Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Richland, Marion, Crawford, Delaware, Morrow and Huron Counties Richland, Marion, Crawford, Delaware, Morrow and Huron Counties Hamilton, Clermont and Montgomery Counties Hamilton, Clermont and Montgomery Counties Ross, Pickaway and Fayette Counties Warren, Clinton, Brown, Hamilton, Butler and Montgomery Counties Warren, Clinton, Brown, Hamilton, Butler and Montgomery Counties Butler, Logan and Preble Counties Butler, Logan and Preble Counties Hamilton, Clermont and Montgomery Counties Ross, Pickaway and Fayette Counties Ross, Pickaway and Fayette Counties Licking, Knox, Delaware, Morrow and Fairfield Counties Union and Madison Counties Licking, Knox, Delaware, Morrow and Fairfield Counties Licking, Knox, Delaware, Morrow and Fairfield Counties Licking, Knox, Delaware, Morrow and Fairfield Counties Licking, Knox, Delaware, Morrow and Fairfield Counties Richland, Marion, Crawford, Delaware, Morrow and Huron Counties Union and Madison Counties Butler, Logan and Preble Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot and Ottawa Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot and Ottawa Counties Richland, Marion, Crawford, Delaware, Morrow and Huron Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot and Ottawa Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot and Ottawa Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot and Ottawa Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot and Ottawa Counties

SFSC FY 2018 Funded Projects

Butler, Logan and Preble Counties

Butler County Family & Children First

Project Lead: Heather Wells

  • Youth Peer Partners
  • Parenting education, respite and peer support (including parent advocacy)
  • Trauma informed systems change targeting Juvenile Justice and Public School Districts
  • Trauma Responsive Strategies and Mental Health First Aid (youth and adult)
  • Increased support to Public School Districts (to link students and families with appropriate clinical and community based supports)

For Butler County, see also Warren, Clinton, Brown, Hamilton, Butler and Montgomery Counties.

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Hamilton, Clermont and Montgomery Counties

Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services

Project Lead: Cynthia Crew

  • Trauma-Informed Biographical Timelines
  • Resilience Model training
  • Resilience Workers
  • Trauma-trained therapists
  • Family Peer Support Partners
  • Trauma-informed supervision 

For Hamilton and Montgomery Counties, see also Warren, Clinton, Brown, Hamilton, Butler and Montgomery Counties


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Lucas, Erie, Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot and Ottawa Counties

Lucas County Family & Children First

Project Lead: David Kontur

  • High Fidelity Wraparound
  • Wraparound Learning Community
  • Trained Wraparound trainers
  • Peer to Peer Support (both Parent and Youth)
  • Trauma informed care training and skill building
  • In-home Supports for families with multi-systemic needs

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Warren, Clinton, Brown, Hamilton, Butler and Montgomery Counties

Mental Health Recovery Services of Warren and Clinton County

Project Lead: Patti Ahting

  • Early identification and consultation with schools, court systems, children’s services, etc., on warning signs and how to make referrals.
  • Outreach, engagement and assessment of identified youth
  • Enhanced crisis response, treatment options, and family support. Care coordination flows throughout all these services.
  • Recovery/family supports

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Richland, Marion, Crawford, Delaware, Morrow and Huron Counties

Richland County Family & Children First

Project Lead: Teresa Alt

  • Care coordination, therapeutic mentoring, respite and risk reduction
  • High Fidelity Wraparound
  • Continued collaboration among the Developmental Disability Boards, FCFCs, Juvenile Courts, Children Services, and Mental Health providers
  • Kinship support, especially to grandparents raising children with special needs

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Lake and Geauga Counties

Lake County Family & Children First

Project Lead: Suzanne Cesar

  • Identification of high risk youth in crisis through referrals provided by family members, community partners, service providers and/or educational specialists. 
  • High risk intervention team will include the care coordinator, a licensed professional clinical counselor, case manager and developmental disabilities specialist            

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Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties

Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

Project Lead: Emily Provance

  • Crisis stabilization and wraparound services
  • High-Fidelity Wraparound, TIP, IHBT, ICT, DBT and family support services

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Licking, Knox, Delaware, Morrow and Fairfield Counties

Licking and Knox Mental Health & Recovery Services Board

Project Lead: Kay Spergel

  • Mobile Urgent Treatment Team (MUTT)
  • Expert consultation, planning, intensive case coordination, service delivery, pre-hospital screening services, mental health assessment and treatment
  • Access to resources across multiple systems
  • 24/7 access to services and a referral base for other services
  • Regional Steering Committee
  • 2-1-1 crisis hotline and information center (24/7), suicide follow-up call services and recovery line
  • Crisis stabilization services, crisis respite services

For Delaware and Morrow counties, see also Richland, Marion, Crawford, Delaware, Morrow and Huron Counties.

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Mahoning and Trumbull Counties

Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board

Project Lead: Duane Piccirilli

  • Family support, mentoring, and risk reduction, community outreach, respite, High Fidelity Wraparound
  • Youth Peer Support Specialists and Parent Peer Support Specialists
  • Youth MOVE Chapters to provide mentoring and advocacy

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Union and Madison Counties

Mental Health & Recovery Board of Union County

Project Lead: Phil Adkins

  • Develop capacity and training for a System of Care to improve services and care coordination
  • Data/Evaluation technical assistance
  • High Fidelity Wraparound
  • Parent and Youth Peer Support (Youth MOVE)
  • Evidence-based practice mapping (Practice Wise)

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Ross, Pickaway and Fayette Counties

Ross County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Project Lead: Melissa Ramey

  • BREATHE – Bringing Respite, Education, and Awareness to Help Every Family Thrive
  • Crisis Stabilization and Treatment services – emergency respite, assessment & referral, consultation and clinical interventions
  • Intensive Care Coordination – cross-systems training and outreach, equine assisted therapy and art therapy, Youth Peer Support
  • Family Support and Respite – mentoring, grief support, personalized coaching

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Strong Families, Safe Communities (SFSC) FY 2017

The FY 16-17 biennium budget allocated $3 million per year for continuation of the Strong Families, Safe Communities program. Now in its fourth year, this program followed the competitive opportunity process and generated 12 funded projects for FY 2017.

Proposals were scored at the beginning of FY 2016 by a committee of staff members from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), including two family advocates. Below are the awarded project areas and a summary description of each project.

SFSC FY 2017 Grantee Map (scroll down or click on the county for a project summary)
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Warren and Clinton Counties Warren and Clinton Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Ross and Pickaway Counties Ross and Pickaway Counties Richland, Marion and Crawford Counties Richland, Marion and Crawford Counties Richland, Marion and Crawford Counties Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties Licking and Knox Counties Licking and Knox Counties Hamilton and Clermont Counties Hamilton and Butler Counties Butler and Preble Counties Butler and Preble Counties Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties

SFSC FY 2017 Funded Projects

Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties

Hopewell Health Centers

Project Lead: Micki Lamb

  • Virginia Student Threat Assessment Guidelines (V-STAG)
  • After-hours Rapid Response Team

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Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties

Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio, Inc.

Project Lead: Josh Ebling

  • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
  • After-hours crisis prescreens and coordination with appropriate service/placement

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Butler and Preble Counties

Butler County Family & Children First Council 

Preble County Mental Health & Recovery Board

Project Lead: Heather Wells

  • Parent Project
  • Why/Try
  • Parent Training
  • Mentoring
  • Respite
  • Workforce Development

For Butler County see also: Hamilton and Butler Counties

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Hamilton and Butler Counties

Envision

Project Lead: Tricia Burke

  • Integrated Treatment Team
  • Outreach and consultation
  • Individual assessments
  • Therapeutic respite (foster care network)

For Hamilton County see also: Hamilton and Clermont Counties

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Hamilton and Clermont Counties

Hamilton County Board of DD / Clermont County Board of DD 

Lighthouse Youth Services / LifePoint Solutions

Project Lead: Alice Pavey

  • Resilience Workers
  • Trauma-Informed Biographical Timeline
  • Bi-monthly Person-centered Focused Team Meetings
  • Monthly Trauma Supervision for Resiliency Workers

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Licking and Knox Counties

Licking, Knox Mental Health & Recovery 

Licking and Knox County Boards of Developmental Disabilities

Project Lead: Kay Spergel

  • Mobile Unit Treatment Team (MUTT) - Crisis
  • Village Network
  • Family Supports
  • Team training

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Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties

Lucas County Family & Children First Council (FCFC) 

MHR Board of Lucas County / Erie County FCFC 

Sandusky County FCFC / Seneca County FCFC

Project Lead: David Kontur

  • Wraparound
  • In-Home Support - Parent Mentors, Child Mentors, Team Meetings, Parent/Child Education Program
  • Short-term Respite
  • Crisis Response

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Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties

Thompkins Treatment Inc.

Project Lead: Diana Myers

  • Integrated Family and Systems Treatment (I-FAST)

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Richland, Marion and Crawford Counties

Richland County Family & Children First Council (FCFC) 

Marion County FCFC 

Crawford County FCFC

Project Lead: Teresa Alt

  • Respite Weekends and Camps
  • Family Retreats
  • Mentoring - Mansfield UMADAOP
  • Service Coordination/Wraparound

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Ross and Pickaway Counties

Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties

Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery (in partnership with Ashtabula MH & Recovery Board, Columbiana MH & Recovery Board, Tuscarawas/Carroll Counties ADAMHS Board, and Wayne/Holmes MH & Recovery Board and their DD Boards)

Project Lead: Emily Provance

  • TIP and MI/DD Informed Wraparound
  • Crisis Safety Planning and Stabilization
  • Family support such as respite, mentoring and home accommodations
  • Young Adult Resources and Supports
  • Crisis text line
  • Bi-monthly meetings re: Medicaid and other shared funding for sustainability

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Warren and Clinton Counties

Mental Health Recovery Services of Warren and Clinton Counties

Project Lead: Patti Ahting

  • Early Identification
  • Crisis Identification and referral
  • Family support/respite
  • Specialized treatment team/care coordination

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Strong Families, Safe Communities (SFSC) FY 2016

The FY 2016-2017 biennium budget allocated $3 million per year for continuation of the Strong Families, Safe Communities program. Now in its third year, this program followed the competitive opportunity process and generated 13 funded projects for FY 2016.

Proposals were scored by a committee of staff members form the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), including two family advocates. Below are the awarded project areas and a summary description of each project.

 

SFSC FY 2016 Grantee Map (scroll down or click on the county for a project summary)
SFSCMap_Interactive

Belmont, Harrisn, Noble and Monroe Counties Belmont, Harrisn, Noble and Monroe Counties Belmont, Harrisn, Noble and Monroe Counties Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties Belmont, Harrisn, Noble and Monroe Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties Licking and Knox Counties Licking and Knox Counties Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties Ross and Pickaway Counties Ross and Pickaway Counties Warren and Clinton Counties Warren and Clinton Counties Hamilton and Clermont Counties Hamilton and Clermont Counties Butler and Preble Counties Butler and Preble Counties Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties Richland, Marion and Crawford Counties Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties Richland, Marion and Crawford Counties Richland, Marion and Crawford Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties

SFSC FY 2016 Funded Projects

Athens, Hocking, Vinton and Jackson Counties

Hopewell Health Centers

Project Lead: Micki Lamb

  • Virginia Student Threat Assessment Guidelines (V-STAG)
  • After-hours Rapid Response Team

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Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Allen Counties

Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio, Inc.

Project Lead: Josh Ebling

  • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
  • After-hours crisis prescreens and coordination with appropriate service/placement

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Belmont, Harrison, Noble and Monroe Counties

Mental Health Recovery Board (serving Belmont, Harrison and Monroe Counties)

Belmont, Harrison and Noble County Boards of Developmental Disabilities

Project Lead: Jayne Devney

  • Intensive Care Coordination
  • Crisis Stabilization & Treatment
  • Therapeutic Mentoring
  • Family Respite Support
  • Public Awareness Campaign
  • Monthly recreation activities
  • Unified mobile care team

For Noble County see also: Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties

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Butler and Preble Counties

Butler County Family & Children First Council 

Preble County Mental Health & Recovery Board

Project Lead: Heather Wells

  • Parent Project
  • Why/Try
  • Parent Training
  • Mentoring
  • Respite
  • Workforce Development

For Butler County see also: Hamilton and Butler Counties

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Hamilton and Butler Counties

Envision

Project Lead: Tricia Burke

  • Integrated Treatment Team
  • Outreach and consultation
  • Individual assessments
  • Therapeutic respite (foster care network)

For Hamilton County see also: Hamilton and Clermont Counties

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Hamilton and Clermont Counties

Hamilton County Board of DD / Clermont County Board of DD 

Lighthouse Youth Services / LifePoint Solutions

Project Lead: Alice Pavey

  • Resilience Workers
  • Trauma-Informed Biographical Timeline
  • Bi-monthly Person-centered Focused Team Meetings
  • Monthly Trauma Supervision for Resiliency Workers

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Licking and Knox Counties

Licking, Knox Mental Health & Recovery 

Licking and Knox County Boards of Developmental Disabilities

Project Lead: Kay Spergel

  • Mobile Unit Treatment Team (MUTT) - Crisis
  • Village Network
  • Family Supports
  • Team training

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Lucas, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties

Lucas County Family & Children First Council (FCFC) 

MHR Board of Lucas County / Erie County FCFC 

Sandusky County FCFC / Seneca County FCFC

Project Lead: David Kontur

  • Wraparound
  • In-Home Support - Parent Mentors, Child Mentors, Team Meetings, Parent/Child Education Program
  • Short-term Respite
  • Crisis Response

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Muskingum, Guernsey, Perry, Coshocton and Noble Counties

Thompkins Treatment Inc.

Project Lead: Diana Myers

  • Integrated Family and Systems Treatment (I-FAST)

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Richland, Marion and Crawford Counties

Richland County Family & Children First Council (FCFC) 

Marion County FCFC 

Crawford County FCFC

Project Lead: Teresa Alt

  • Respite Weekends and Camps
  • Family Retreats
  • Mentoring - Mansfield UMADAOP
  • Service Coordination/Wraparound

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Ross and Pickaway Counties

Stark, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne and Holmes Counties

Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery (in partnership with Ashtabula MH & Recovery Board, Columbiana MH & Recovery Board, Tuscarawas/Carroll Counties ADAMHS Board, and Wayne/Holmes MH & Recovery Board and their DD Boards)

Project Lead: Emily Provance

  • TIP and MI/DD Informed Wraparound
  • Crisis Safety Planning and Stabilization
  • Family support such as respite, mentoring and home accommodations
  • Young Adult Resources and Supports
  • Crisis text line
  • Bi-monthly meetings re: Medicaid and other shared funding for sustainability

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Warren and Clinton Counties

Mental Health Recovery Services of Warren and Clinton Counties

Project Lead: Patti Ahting

  • Early Identification
  • Crisis Identification and referral
  • Family support/respite
  • Specialized treatment team/care coordination

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