In Home Services Still Going Strong Despite Changes due to COVID-19

Article By:  Ashley Caldwell-May

Newsletter   |   Sep 14, 2020

The Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) program is working at full capacity as we approach the fall season! However, our program looks remarkably different than it did this time last year as COVID-19 has pushed us to implement our In Home Services differently.

Although we are an In Home Service program, we are currently only able to meet with families on their porches, decks, or in their yards. We do follow all CDC recommended guidelines. We take our temperatures and access our own physical health and well-being before driving to the visit. We wear masks and stay 6 feet away from clients at all times. We also keep our own chairs inside our vehicles if we need seating. In addition, to modified “home” visits, we are implementing the use of telehealth services such as phone calls, FaceTime, and virtual meeting rooms when needed.

Some things that have not changed include the fact that we are still providing services to families with children who are 18 years or younger. We continue to aid families in identifying their weaknesses and then in making a plan to address their strengths by improving their overall daily functioning. We continue to complete goals with our families, including parenting classes, self-sufficiency and overall family health.

We are persevering to meet the needs of our families and do what we can to provide support, guidance and encouragement during this time. If you have any questions or are interested in our program or the referral process, please contact CCC supervisor, Ashley Caldwell-May at or 270-766-8027.