Seminole System of Care is a joint initiative of Embrace Families and Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.
Embrace Families formed Community Initiatives (CI) with a commitment to programs that complement the child welfare system and/or fill critical gaps in the community-wide system of care for vulnerable populations. Their mission is to build and support networks of collaborative resources that strengthen and promote thriving communities resulting in substantial and lasting change.
Seminole System of Care (SSOC) provides a family-driven, youth-guided and culturally competent system of care for youth and young adults with emotional health needs and their families. Community partnerships and shared responsibility are the foundation of a service delivery model that is comprehensive, easily accessible and respectfully preserves the dignity of every family served.
A community of children and families that are well equipped to deal with the stressors of life and live empowered, independent, healthy and productive lives.
Priorities of the Seminole System of Care are guided by a set of core values, which are as follows: