Committed to meet the need of the children's
mental health crisis.
We are a Section 501 (c)(3) all volunteer organization
Referred by Mental Health Professionals our network provides discretionary funds for families in need of:
Transportation Gas card assistance for families to bring children to and from mental health facilities, including hospitals.
Camp scholarships For summer camps, adventure-lore programs, and other structured activities for those with unique medical/emotional needs.
In Home Support Services Additional home support and community based services beyond insurance limitations, including clinical services for those who have returned or are returning home from out-of-home care, psychiatric hospitalization, require intensive community based services, or at risk of placement due to mental health issues.
CMHN has also established a formal partnership with Seacoast Mental Health Center to fund:
Helping Hands Project Offered through the Child, Adolescent and Family Services (CAFS) department at Seacoast Mental Health Center, Helping Hands provides enrichment activities, including school and other related supplies, to help children build a sense of competency and promote overall family stability.
Forging and leveraging relationships with established professional agencies, CMNH is currently laying the groundwork to fund educational programs for family care providers and professional organizations.
We will also pay for professionals to attend training programs, including Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training (TCI) developed by Cornell University.
TCI (for schools and law enforcement agencies) The ability of the entire organization to respond effectively to staff and young people in crisis situations is critical in establishing a safe environment that promotes growth and development. TCI training programs present a crisis prevention and intervention model designed to teach Professional agencies how to help children learn constructive ways to handle crisis.
TCI (for families and caregivers) Families of children with emotional disorders may have children One of the most critical tasks for family care providers is to teach children, who exhibit destructive and aggressive behavior, to manage their feelings of frustration, anger, and loss in more socially and developmentally appropriate ways. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Family Care Providers (TCIF) stresses crisis prevention and crisis de-escalation in ways that help children learn to avoid losing control.
If you would like to organize a fundraising event to improve the lives of children and families that are in need of services we would love to help. Please contact us.
No amount is too small. Please help the children, families and community work together and stay together. Join us in spreading awareness of the families' financial needs to obtain these services for their children by sharing our website with others. Thank you!