-Locations & Contact Information-
1000 Silver Creek Rd, Marquette MI 49855
(906)-249-5437 Fax: 249-5438
Toll Free: 1- 800-292-5260
STE. MARIE OFFICE
P.O. Box 137
121 Maple St. Suite B
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
200 Michigan St. Suite 614
Hancock, MI 49930
1100 Ludington Street, Suite 204
Escanaba, MI 49829
ADMINISTRATION OFFICE - 1000 Silver Creek Road - Marquette, Michigan
The administrative office is the headquarters for Teaching Family Homes. Administrative staff provide clerical and financial support to all programs. Qualified support personnel specialize in treatment supervision, staff training, support and evaluation. The office also coordinates contract development, community training services, community relations and fund development for the agency as a whole.
- Christine Myers, LMSW - Chief Executive Officer
- Cathy Enright, MPA- Administrative Deputy Director
- Jerry Migda, LPC - Clinical Deputy Director
- Joleen Baysore - Office Manager
- Mike Smith - Events Coordinator/Facilities Manager
- Rich Rossway - Public Relations/Fund Development
- Dave Mastric - Service Learning Coordinator
- Gina Olson - IT Manager/Program Support
- Marcie Miller - Program Support Assistant
- Jamie Dieterle, BS - Residential Director
Regional Treatment Center - 1010 Silver Creek Road - Marquette, Michigan
This residential group home provides treatment for children with severe emotional or behavioral problems through individual and group therapy. The program, which operates in conjunction with regional behavioral health agencies and Marquette General Hospital, accepts youth psychiatric referrals, focusing on special needs for intensive treatment and care.
Cedar Creek Teaching-Family Home - 1020 Silver Creek Road - Marquette, Michigan
Community-Based group home, co-ed, 8 youth, aged 5 - 17 years. Serves abused and neglected children. Behavioral treatment for developing social / emotional, academic and independent living skills. Staffed by a live-in couple or individual, assistant and family specialist who works with the family while the youth is in placement. Youth attend local schools and obtain support services in the community.
South Bluff Teaching-Family Home - 1005 Silver Creek Road - Marquette, Michigan
Community-Based group home, co-ed, 6 youth, aged 5-17 years. Serves delinquent children. Behavioral treatment for developing social / emotional, academic and independent living skills. Staffed by a live-in couple or individual, assistant and family specialist who works with the family while the youth is in placement. Youth attend local schools and obtain support services in the community.
Indian River Teaching-Family Home - 1015 Silver Creek Road - Marquette, Michigan
Community-Based group home, co-ed, 8 youth, aged 5 - 17 years. Behavioral treatment for developing social/emotional, academic and independent living skills. Staffed by a live-in couple or individual, assistant and family specialist who works with the family while the youth is in placement. Youth attend local schools and obtain support services in the community.
Lakes Area Staff Secure Facility - 7820 State Highway M 123 - Newberry, Michigan
Residential program serving 8 male youth ages 10 - 17. Behavioral treatment for developing social / emotional, academic and independent living skills. On-site accredited education program. Staffed by highly trained youth care workers, program managers, a teacher and social worker/ counselor.
Our Campus offers a Day Treatment classroom for students who are unsuccessful in the public school system. The Social Skills Classroom serves the Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Services Area. It is comprised of three components including social skills teaching classroom for part-time to full-time special education students; outreach support services to regular education classroom teachers in an effort to prevent out-of-school placements; and teacher training and education around student behavior issues and methods. Teaching Family Homes also provides counseling and assessment services to students in the NICE, Ishpeming and Marquette school districts as well as North Star Academy (Charter School). Individualized behavioral treatment plans are developed to assist the student and school staff.
FAMILIES FIRST PROGRAM
Intensive in-home counseling service for families in crisis. Teaching Family Homes' Family Specialists directly work with these families to build upon their strengths, teach new skills and keep them together as a functional and vital family unit.
-Western Upper Peninsula
-Central Upper Peninsula
- Carrie Wehmanen - Supervisor
- Ian Juntunen - Marquette County
- Christine Sommers - Dickinson/Iron County
- Dyan Engel - Menominee County
- Julie Johnson - Marquette County
- Jeremy Munger - Delta County
FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM
Family Support Program (FSP) is a home-based program that provides a range of services to families including parenting skills education, family, individual, marital instruction, and/or life/home management skills. The Family Support Program (FSP) provides individualized family interventions. Family Support Program focuses on the family’s strengths. The family is regarded as the expert in identifying their needs and the family is a fundamental part of the development of the service plan. The Family Support Worker (FSW) and the family will work together to achieve the family’s goals.
Family Support Program (FSP) is a voluntary program. FSP is a time limited services (up to six months) and requires a minimum of two face-to-face hours a week with the families. The Family Support Program (FSP) worker will meet in the family’s home during times that are convenient for the family.
- Mary Carter - Program Manager, Alger County
- Steve Rudness - Program Manager, Ontonagon County
- Nicole Wachter - Alger County Family Support Worker
- Terry Carlson - Ontonagon County Family Support Worker
JUVENILE JUSTICE Diversion and Reintegration Alternatives (JJDRA) - Chippewa County
Established to preserve families and avoid out-of-home placement, with a dynamic approach to intervention in the lives of delinquent youth and their families. This program also assists transitions from placement to a home environment. Trained staff work with each youth, helping them reintegrate back into their home town while providing educational opportunities through school and community resources.
COUNSELING & ASSESSMENT SERVICES
Teaching Family Homes provides general counseling services to children and adults. Accepting most insurances, therapists are available in our Marquette and Escanaba offices.
Teaching Family Homes has safe and secure homes for children who need more specialized care than they can receive in a traditional foster care placement. Foster Care Workers provide services in the home with the parent and the youth. They facilitate the establishment of home rules, consistent discipline, positive and negative consequences, as well as to assist parents with other barriers to family reunification.
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