What is System of Care?

Many children have a variety of physical, mental, social, emotional, educational, and developmental needs. A System of Care framework is used to provide the necessary services to these children.

A System of Care is a child and family focused framework based on the principles of:

  • inter-agency collaboration
  • individualized, strength-based practices
  • cultural competence
  • community-based services
  • full participation of families at all levels of the system
  • Shared responsibility for successful results
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North Carolina, USA