Intensive In-Home Services

IIS provides crisis intervention 24hours a day,

seven days a week to families who have a child at imminent risk who may be placed outside the home. The services provided are tailored to assist families in avoiding out-of-home placement and to connect and integrate them with existing community resources.

Specific Requirements:

Families must be referred by an appropriate referral source - The family is facing the removal of a child(ren) - The family must be willing to accept IIS services.

Key points of IIS:

Services Available to Families

How it works

If the referral is appropriate, then the family will be assigned to a specific specialist. The services provided are up to 20 hours per week and range from 4-6 weeks in length. IIS believes the best safety net for a child is parent(s) who are caring and capable, rather than the child being placed outside the home. Lastly, IIS offers counseling, education, listening, modeling, problem solving, child management, communication and negotiation skills, use of community resources, housekeeping skills, and a reasonable alternative to out-of-home placement.

Counties Served (Missouri)

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CARF Accredited

These programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. This achievement is an indication of this organizations dedication and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of the persons served.

Professional Staff

Advance Practice Nurses
Registered Nurses
Family Therapists
Licensed Social Workers
Community Support Specialists
Prevention Specialists
And many more..

A Healthy Environment

PFH was a finalist in the 2012 "Healthiest Employers" award by the St. Louis Business journal. The Healthiest Employer awards program recognizes organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace.

Our Mission

Preferred Family Healthcare is a dynamic and caring organization committed to providing integrated care to assist individuals in achieving overall health and wellness.

Our Goals

The success of our consumers is our top priority. We strive to provide the highest level of care to each individual.

Our Future

We will continue to meet the growing needs of the communities we already serve while continuing to expand into other communities and services.