DuPage Guide to Community Services

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DuPage County Family Center

DuPage County Family Center
422 N County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

(630) 407-2450

www.dupageco.org/familycenter

Description:

The DuPage County Family Center provides services for single parents and http://radionasarijecchicago.com/overnight-viagra-generic families going through divorce. All services are mandated or ordered by the court. The Family Center provides Neutral Exchange, Transitional Exchange, Co-Parenting Education (CCC and PAK), Mediation, Supervised Visitation, Virtual Visitation and PEACE Program for Conflict Management.

Neutral Exchange
Provides a safe, conflict free, child-friendly environment in which a child’s movement between parents is supervised. Allows for staggered arrival and departure times so that no contact, physically or visually, occurs between the parents (separate entrances).
Submits documentation for the Court regarding the nature of the exchanges.
Hours of neutral exchange services:
Wed-Th-Fri - 4:00PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Sunday - 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Transitional Exchange
Provides additional support and education for families moving to a less restrictive parenting time schedule
Provides help with communication between family members
Timely communication with court, GAL and attorneys on http://www.gproy.com/viagra-dosages significant issues/incidents
Submits documentation for the Court regarding the nature of the exchanges
Narrative report available upon request
Same hours as neutral exchange services:
Wed-Th-Fri 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Sunday 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Parent Education (Divorcing and never married parents with minor children)
Encourages parents to develop a way to http://icalanguages.com/online-viagra-prescription relate to one another that keeps their children out of conflict
Motivates parents to focus on the http://www.communityschoolbuilder.com/canadian-rx-levitra best interest of their children Emphasizes the need for parents to set aside personal differences in order to provide the healthiest environment possible for their children Focuses on developing a “business-like” relationship between parents
Offered in the classroom and online

Mediation (Never married parents and indigent divorcing parents)
A confidential process wherein parents meet with a neutral third party, a trained mediator
Issues of custody, parenting time and other non-financial issues are addressed
Explores the nature and levitra discount prices extent of parenting time shared by each parent
Encourages parents to identify and prioritize the concerns and needs of the best place cialis china their children
Assists parents in negotiating a Parenting Plan that will best meet the needs of all family members

Supervised Visitation
Provides the order generic levitra non-residential parent with a way of spending time with his/her children
Provides a safe, conflict free and neutral environment for parenting time
Establishes, re-establishes or maintains a familial relationship
Ensures the child’s welfare, facilitates transitions and addresses fears of one or both parents
Submits objective documentation to the Court

PEACE Program for Conflict Management
Court ordered intervention for high conflict families
Teaches parents conflict management skills and communication in a structured group setting
Motivates parents to focus on the best interest of their children and keep their children out of their conflict
Focuses on management/resolution of issues within the family rather than the court system

Primary Services:

General Information

Hours:

Mon-Tues
8:30am - 5pm;
Wed-Fri 8:30am - 9pm;
Sat 8am- - 12:30pm;
Sun 3pm - 8pm

Intake Process:

To initiate services at the Family Center, clients must call the main number 630-407-2450 to set up an initial appointment. Registration for the co-parenting classes (CCC for divorcing parents and PAK for never-married parents) may be done by phone or through the non prescription cialis website.

Program Fees:

The fees for services vary depending on the program ordered by the court

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

All services require a court order. Any family with minor children that is involved in parentage or divorce court is eligible for services at the Family Center. (Some restrictions apply for mediation services.)

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

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