Bernardino County Wraparound
What is Wraparound?
Wraparound is an intensive, strengths and needs based
service delivery, community-based family-centered process
designed to allow seriously emotionally disturbed children
to remain in their community or at the lowest level of care
possible. The wraparound process "wraps" the child
and their family with flexible services while supporting the
child to succeed in a lower placement level, usually within
the child's community.
What Children are served?
Wraparound is a specialized process for a limited number of
children currently placed in or at risk of being placed in
high-level group homes. The targeted population includes:
experiencing a disturbance in one or more of the
following areas: school, community relations, emotional
functioning (SED) or family relations.
Children who is
currently placed, or who would be placed in a group home
licensed at a RCL of 10 - 14.
There is a
family/relative, legal guardian or potential provider
who is open to strength-based, family-centered planning.
be California Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) 300,
602, AB 3632 (currently in placement)/2726, and/or
Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) eligible.
What Services are Provided?
Based on an individual assessment of the children and
families needs, services could include:
direct home-based and community-based services and
and support development,
intervention and management,
Note: Wraparound is currently being provided in the San
Bernardino City area as a pilot project in collaboration
with the Department of Children and Family Services, Department of
Behavioral Health, Probation Department, Department of
Public Health, County Superintendent of Schools, and local
community and faith based organizations. EMQ (Eastfield Ming
Quong) is the current contracted service provider.