Foster Care and Adoption Services


The INNOVATIVE FAMILY CONNECTIONS (IFC) provides child safety, well-being, and permanency through nurturing foster home placements. IFC provides trauma informed case management services to youth and families who have entered foster care in the District of Columbia due to neglect and/or abuse.


  • Traditional foster care placements
  • Therapeutic foster care placements
  • 24 hour on-call Trauma Specialist
  • Trauma Informed case management services
  • Comprehensive medical assessments
  • Trauma Screen Assessments
  • Respite Care
  • Adolescent Wellness Groups
  • Educational advocacy and support
  • Youth Outreach
  • On site psychiatry services
  • Therapy referrals and mental health monitoring
  • Weekly/bi-monthly foster home visits
  • Parent and foster parent training
  • In-home case monitoring
  • Birth Parent advocacy
  • Linkage to community resources
  • Post permanency services and family support for one year

Interested in becoming a foster parent? Please click here.

Contact Information:
Nadezda Henderson, Division Manager – 202 543-3217 ext. 245 –


The GREENLEAF TREATMENT FOSTER CARE (GTFC) is a therapeutic foster care program that provides safety, stability, and permanency for at risk children and youth placed in out of home care in the state of Maryland.


  • Placement with specialized, therapeutic foster parents
  • 24 hour on-call crisis intervention
  • Individual and family therapy
  • Case management
  • Respite Care
  • Life skills development
  • Comprehensive health services
  • Education and vocational services
  • Psychiatric assessment, treatment and monitoring
  • Minimum of twice monthly foster home visits by therapist
  • Linkage to community resources
  • Aftercare planning

Contact Information:
Nadezda Henderson, Division Manager – 202 543-3217 ext. 245 –

Documents for current Foster Parents:

Greenleaf Treatment Foster Care Monthly Budget Sheet
Greenleaf Treatment Foster Care Medication Record
Greenleaf Treatment Foster Care Health Visit Form
Greenleaf Treatment Foster Care Daily Behavior Progress Form


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