Family Reunification Court

What is Family Reunification Court?

The Van Buren County Family Reunification Court (FRC) is a voluntary, intensive treatment program for child welfare involved parents with substance abuse problems and their children.

The purpose of the FRC is to protect the safety and welfare of children while giving parents the tools they need to become sober, responsible caregivers.

Who is eligible for Family Reunification Court?

Adults who do not have a prior conviction or felony.

What is the structure of Family Reunification Court?

FRC is designed to be a minimum of 12 months, 5 stage program, with increased activities in the early phases and decreased activities in the later phases. Random drug testing is required. Drug teatment is required as well.

Why should I consider Family Reunification Court?

Family Reunification Court serves an alternative method to make your family whole again. Though it is not required for someone to participate in, Family Reunification Court provides a better chance to reunite you with your loved ones. The program is intensive but it allows the participant to secure effective and efficient drug treatment while acquiring the knowledge to be a more succesful parent.

For more information please contact us at:

Van Buren County
 Family Reunification Court
212 E. Paw Paw St.
Paw Paw MI 49079
Phone:  (269) 657-8200
ext. 2478 Rachel Lindley
Lindleyr@vbco.org