Youth & Family Services
We build hope in our community by assisting youth and families in managing their lives more effectively, and achieving greater satisfaction within themselves, their relationships, and their community.
Community Works provides services to youth and their families or adults who are in need of mental health, outreach resources and support. Our programs provide support to runaway and homeless youth, psychosocial assessments, service planning with the individual and family; individual and family counseling, group counseling, professional consultation, using the empowerment model
Runaway & Homeless Youth Services is comprised of several programs that help young people when they need support from outside their families to live safe, healthy lives and become independent and productive adults. Youth may receive subsidized housing, and attend Life Skills course where they work with their peers to learn effective tools for successful living.
Youth & Family Counseling provides mental health services to youth ages 2 to 17 and to their families. Counseling for adults is also available. The counseling program is dedicated to the empowerment, respect, safety, and trust of our clients through education, advocacy, support, and clinical intervention. Treatment approaches reinforce the skills and strengths of individuals and families and emphasize personal growth, development and situational change.
Independent Living Program for youth who are 16 years or older who are in substitute care (foster or shelter home) in Jackson and Josephine counties. We guide youth through life skills to live independently in their communities.
Intensive Community Treatment Services (ICTS) The ICTS program was developed in order to bridge the gap between traditional outpatient services and the need for more intensive support for children with serious emotional disorders who have trouble maintaining in the community. ICTS is an intensive, team-driven and community-based intervention, and active family participation is a necessary component of the program.
Urgent Response Services due to psychiatric emergency in area hospitals after hours, at night and during holidays.
Volunteers are needed and utilized in many capacities in these programs. Please go to the Volunteer page for more information.