Providing Safe & Healthy Environments


Children, Parents & Their Families

 Since 1997  Family Tree Access Center's Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, facilitators, and its many contributors have supported and nurtured the belief that children have a far greater chance of becoming healthy and successful adults when provided the opportunity to experience childhoods free from harm and whenever possible those which allow for; 

 Two Hearts * Two Hugs * Two Parents  



 FTAC's Mission:

Family Tree Access Center, Inc operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes including but not limited to: 

  • Promoting Family Preservation & Formation
  • Providing Healthy & Safe Parent/Child Contact
  • Developing & Delivering Parent Education & Support
  • Building & Maintaining Community Partnerships 
  • Ensuring a Child's Right to the Emotional, Physical and Financial, Support of Both Parents. 


   FTAC Services:

Located at historic Howe Center in Rutland, Vermont the Family Tree Access Center, Inc. provides a variety of educational and family support services and resources including:

  • Supervised and Monitored Parent Child Contact
  • Visit Coaching & Family Support
  • Monitored Child Exchanges 
  • Alco Sensor / Breathalyzer Testing 
  • On & Off Site Service Delivery
  • Mediation & Facilitation
  • Parent Education & Ongoing Support
  • Couples Communication Building & Contracting
  • Monitored Phone Contact
  • Transitional Parenting Plans
  • Professional & Objective Case Management
  • Confidential and Respectful Treatment

We welcome you to our site and look forward to serving you and your family. If you require additional information please do not hesitate to contact Laurie A. Casey, Executive Director/CEO at or call our toll-free number: 1-800-668-8272

Family Tree Access Center, Inc. is funded in part by:

  • The Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation
  • Vermont Department for Children and Families
  • Vermont Department of Corrections