Collaborative Programs



Oaklawn collaborates with other community agencies to provide the following programs:

Traditional Foster Care — Oaklawn offers licensing of traditional foster care homes for Elkhart County as well as training and support for foster parents. Following are resources for current foster parents: Approved Alternative In-Service Training (PDF) and Alternative Training Verification Form (PDF).

Bashor/Oaklawn Program — Oaklawn partners with Bashor Home in Goshen to provide case management, individual, group and family therapy for children and adolescents placed in Bashor’s residential program.

Supervised Visitation Program — A collaboration with the Elkhart County Department of Child Services, this program works with children in out-of-home placements to provide safe visitation between parents and children. Staff provide parent education and serve as a liaison between providers, parents and foster parents.