OCH 2012: A Year in Review
• We provide foster care, foster parent training, professional and volunteer mentoring, Life Enrichment Alternative Programming (L.E.A.P.), Interstate and domestic adoptions, therapy
• Our Homestead Care Program has effectively created a safe community in which our children and foster families can thrive. Currently, four foster families with 16 children in their homes. By the end of the year, we will have a total of 6 families living in Homestead Care.
• Geographically, we serve 72 communities in 13 counties.
186: the average number of children and youth served
60 staff members employed
23 new foster families this year
23 foster families in the licensing process
140 active, licensed foster homes
5 or more: the average number of placements our children have lived in prior to OCH
15 years: the average age of an OCH foster child
6% of our children are 5 years old and under
49% of our children are 16 years and older
51% of our children have a Mentor
20 students graduated from college
19 L.E.A.P. Community Providers
66% have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and/or receive Special Education services
4 children have been adopted by their foster parents
53 % of our children are involved in L.E.A.P.