Creative Options |
Guernsey County Community Outreach Education
| Guernsey County Help Me Grow
| Guernsey County Youth Commission
Service Coordination For Children and Families
- Do you get confused about who is providing what
for your child? And When? And
- Is your child receiving services from more than
two county agencies (including
- Are the services meeting the needs of your
- Is it hard to keep track of the plans for your
- Is the situation improving?
What is Creative Options?
Creative Options helps to bring children and families and the services they need
together, in a way that is simple and organized. Creative Options can improve
results for children and their families.
Who is eligible?
Children and their families with multiple needs from birth to age 18. Needs can
be behavioral, emotional and/or physical. Needs may be identified by a child,
family, school or counselor.
Creative Options Downloadable Forms: Coming
Release of Information
Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
Case Review Form
Case Closure Form
Creative Options IFSPs are developed by a:
Team (including the parent(s))
*Family wants & needs
*Setting where services can be most helpful to the child
Service Coordination Plans can include:
*Services to be provided
*How & who will pay
*Ways to deal with a child, including ways to keep
the child out of the juvenile justice system
*When the plan starts & stops
How to Request Creative Options
Agencies: Contact the Family & Children
First Council Director: Chad Hibbs at 740-439-5555
Ext 222 or Heather Robertson at 740-432-9271.
Individuals: Ask one of your agency’s service
providers to make the request or call yourself.
801 E. Wheeling Avenue
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
Multi-System Youth Coordinator