FamilyMenders provides services in Georgia DFCS Regions 1 and 3. If you have a service need outside of these regions please contact us.
DFCS Case Managers please complete a referral in SHINES.
Once approved by the DFCS supervisor, please send FamilyMenders a copy of the SHINES Service Authorization.
Please fax to 423-266-3151 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send Counseling, Assessment and Crisis Referrals to email@example.com
Send Parenting, Behavioral Aide, Supervised Visitation and Transport referrals to firstname.lastname@example.org
Once the Service Authorization is received by FamilyMenders we will assign an In Home Care Manager and email a confirmation within 24 hours.
If you have any questions about the referral process or SHINES codes please call FamilyMenders at 706-965-3160.
Intensive Family Intervention (IFI) Services
Intensive Family Intervention is an insurance service for youth that requires prior approval from the insurance provider. Our IFI team consists of a licensed team lead, therapist, and paraprofessional committed to serving the entire family, in a team approach. IFI is an intensive program with numerous sessions a week focusing on improving family bonds and stabilizing youth with mental health needs.MAKE A REFERRAL
Counseling services for children and adolescents placed in foster care with Amerigroup Foster Care insurance. This service is provided in the home and/or community with a counselor trained in working with children and adolescents. FamilyMenders will provide a behavioral health assessment and can also offer a diagnostic assessment for diagnostic purposes for insurance billing. Once enrolled in services, the counselor will be available for crisis response as well as weekly individual counseling with the child or adolescent.MAKE A REFERRAL
FamilyMenders offers a variety of private pay services in Tennessee and Georgia.