First, Children are identified or referred to us after screening through CCFT criteria. The legal means to obtain the child is processed by social workers, in accordance with DSWD (Department of Social Welfare and Development) for obtaining full legal custody.
Children stay in temporary drop off/processing facility for approximately 5 -7 days during initial care. Basic grooming, skin care, hair cuts and personal hygiene are completed. After preliminary mental, emotional and physical assessments are conducted, immediate treatment of illness begins.
The Children are shown photos and videos of there new home. They are given time to decompress from their stress filled life’s, and receive information about where they will be going, who their siblings and house parents will be, and will listen to music and videos especially designed for CCFT children.