The Mission of Varsity Team Inc. is to be the premier organization for helping foster youth: by providing a clean, safe, professional, and home-like environment; by teaching our youth how to be positive members of their community; by empowering our youth independent living skills training; by encouraging and providing opportunities for growth and friendship through extra-curricular activities such as sports, music, drama, etc.; and by pushing our residents to expect more of themselves than what is expected of them, so they may grow into confident, responsible, and self-sufficient adults and to break the cycle and abuse and neglect.
To Our Residents
To Our Employees
To Our Community
Pending State of California CCLD approval, the following Core Services and Supports will be provided to residents. Many of these services are currently in place.
VTI offers a wide array of core services and supports to all residents and is able and willing to provide these services to meet the unique needs that each individual resident has. VTI operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, including all holidays. Residents of our program receive services at no cost to them. VTI only accepts placements from county placing agencies who are also the funding sources. Typical funding may come solely from or a split fee from either county or state funds and possible federal funding. These trauma-informed services will also meet the unique cultural differences of each resident. These Core Services and Supports will include; Specialty Mental Health Services, Transition Support Services, ILS Training and Emancipation Preparation Services, Permanency Services, Education and Extracurricular Support Services, and Indian Child Welfare Services.
Our Mental Health Head of Service will work closely with our, psychiatric services, residential workers, therapists, case workers, and county placing agencies to make sure that Assessment, Medication Services, Individual, Group, and Family Therapy, Crisis Intervention and Targeted Case Management are all coordinated, planned, and updated monthly or sooner as needed.
VTI is committed to providing the well-rounded and necessary core services to all residents to promote permanency outside of the foster care system.
Social work services. All residents have a qualified program social worker that meets Title 22 requirements for social worker. The social worker is in charge of a resident’s treatment plan. As such, the social worker is:
SPECIALTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: will include but are not limited to: