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Barnes Family Services is a company built on experience, a love of working with people and being able to provide them with quality services. We provide Home and Community Based Services, Day Treatment for Adults and Children and Adult Developmental homes.
We are always looking to add loving, patient, quality people to our team. If you’re interested in being a foster parent of a child or adult with special needs, doing respite, habilitation or attendant care please contact us....
Barnes Family Services began providing services in 2005. We are a family friendly company, and we support children and adults with special needs. The owner and operator, Rochelle Barnes, started the company because she has a son with special needs and understands how hard it is to let our loved ones who canâ€™t take care of themselves be entrusted to others. She wanted to ensure that our loved ones are safe and well taken care of. Ms. Barnes started this agency to make certain that there were services available to our family members with a company were the clients always come first and are taken care of by loving, patient, qualified people.
We offer Adult Developmental Homes, Child Developmental Homes, Day Treatment for Adults and Home and Community Based Services.
The owner and director, Rochelle Barnes, has worked in the field supporting individuals with special needs for over 20 years in various positions. These positions include but are not limited to institutional settings, group homes, day programs, Adult Developmental Homes and Child Developmental Homes. She has experience supporting both children and adults with varying degrees of disabilities from mild cognitive delays to severely profound diagnoses. Ms. Barnes also has experience in supporting individuals with behavioral challenges as well. Furthermore, Ms. Barnes has done foster care in her own home for 10 years with both ACYF and DDD children; she has adopted 4 children and two of them have special needs. Rochelle has experience working with therapists, medical specialists and the school system. She has the unique understanding of both sides of the foster care spectrum in that she has had individuals in her home as a foster parent and also been responsible for the monitoring of licensed homes. Additionally, Ms. Barnes has over eleven years experience in licensing, training, behavior plans, habilitation goals and ongoing monitoring of ADH and CDH families. She also has a clear understanding and working knowledge of the licensing rules and regulations.
The Assistant Director at Barnes Family Services, Brandi Binder, also has extensive knowledge and experience in the field. Ms. Binder has thirteen years of experience in supporting and working with individuals with special needs; eight of those years have been working in the DDD foster care system licensing and monitoring CDH and ADH homes. Ms. Binder has held various positions in group homes, case management, training, licensing coordination and administration. She has experience with behavior treatment plans, habilitation goals, and overall case coordination. Brandi has supported both children and adults with varying degrees of developmental disabilities. Ms. Binder also has experience working with therapists and physicians on behalf of the individuals she has supported. Ms. Binder also has a working knowledge of the licensing rules and regulations.