Program Plan and
Principles and Purpose
Keeping teen mothers with their children
Accurately assessing children for permanent
Provide positive life changing services to
children and their families.
Providing homes that will take sibling groups.
Providing trained quality foster homes for
behaviorally challenged youth’s male/female from 0 to 18
years of age.
Innovative Program Features
Foster parents and Case managers providing 60
days of assessment in order to match the child/children with
the appropriate foster placement.
After close monitoring and assessing a
child/children NBN will make recommendations to the legal
agency as it relates to the appropriate
placement of a child/children in a
Placing teen mothers in the home with their
Work with teen mothers to empower them with
strong parenting skills
Treatment model of foster care with strong
emphasis on reunification.
Caseloads not more than 8 families per case
Parenting groups for teen mothers
Independent living skills within the foster
Unique Program Features
Strong assessment skills of foster parents and
case managers as it relates to monitoring the children’s
behavior in an effort to meet any deficiencies possible.
Partnership with an agency that provides
There will be a strong recruitment effort for
foster parents that are specifically interested in young
teen mothers and their children. The foster parents will be
trained to provide strong parenting skills to the young
mothers in an effort to help the teens become better
mothers. The foster parents will also provide life skill and
role modeling to ensure the best success for the teen
mothers and their children. The teens will be involved in
mentoring programs to include group and/or individual
counseling. We will focus on independent living skills and
parenting groups for the teens.
Provides professionalism to the foster care
system to include 24-hour support and consultation from
Children receive a comprehensive array of
services that are coordinated through partnership with
community agencies and NBN.
Ensures a strong commitment to children and
their families through dedicated and caring NBN foster
parents and staff.
Birth parents will be linked to community
resources and support including housing assistance, parent
skills training, and job placement services and
NBN will service behaviors challenged youths
from ages 0 to 18 years old male and female, all races and
nationalities to include all religious beliefs that are
located in the Metro Atlanta area and surrounding counties.