Differential Response Path II
What Are Differential Response—Path II Services?

A voluntary service to help families stay together safely when one or more children may be at risk of out-of-home placement.

  • Services to increase the safety of all family members.
  • Services to assist families in solving their problems together.
Who Does Differential Response—Path II Services Serve?
  • Traditionally and non-traditional families with children
  • Families are referred by the Emergency Response Unit of the Children and Family Services Department where there is no open case.
Where Are Differential Response—Path II Services Provided?

Services are provided in the home, as well as in other settings in the community


When Do Differential Response—Path II Workers Meet With Families?

Families meet with their Differential Response Path II family specialist when it is most convenient for both family members and the worker.


How Long Do Differential Response—Path II Services Last?
  • Families work with Differential Response—Path II staff long enough to thoroughly identify and address their goals and help them establish long-term relationships with other community supports. Services usually last six months to one year.
  • To accommodate emergencies during the intervention, the family specialists are available to families 24 hours a day, 7 days a week b y cell phone.
What Does the Differential Response—Path II Team Do?

The Differential Response team works together to assist your family in completing mutually agreed-upon goals.

  • The team works with the family to define problems and to choose specific goals and assist them in the process of achieving their goals
  • The team teaches family members skills such as anger management, problem solving, effective communication, parenting and living skills.
  • With permission, the Differential Response Team gets input from anyone who is important to the family.The team advocates for and supports families working with community agencies such as schools, hospitals, social service or the policy.
  • The team works toward connecting families with ongoing services such as therapy, recreation support groups, anger management, rehabilitation programs, child care and other identified needs.
  • The team provides one year follow-up service in person or by phone.


Differential Response Path II Services Include:
  • Thorough Assessment of Needs
  • Weekly Home Visits (minimum)
  • Intensive Case Management and Support Services
  • Individual Family Plans
  • Exploring Alternative Communication Skills
  • Resources and Referrals for Support
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Daily On-Call Support Available 24 Hours


Operating Hours

Monday through Thursday

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Closed for lunch 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Fridays, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm


Sandra Johnson, Program Manager

(925) 473-2018




Sunday Morning
8am & 11am: Worship Service
9:30am: Sunday School

Wednesday Evening
7:00pm: Mid Week Bible Study
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7:00pm: New Members Class
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204 0dessa Ave.
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Phone: (925) 432-7498

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