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Thriving Children. Empowered Adults. Strong Families.

Since 1982 we’ve been caring for the most vulnerable populations in our community. By integrating our services, we are able to wrap our clients in the care they need and put an end to the cycle of trauma. We are pioneering treatments and services that are shaping the future of trauma-informed care and providing the best possible support to the ones who need it the most.

A SNAPSHOT OF WHAT WE DO

Provide Trauma-Informed, Therapeutic Solutions

We treat acute, mild to severe, and/or chronic emotional or mental illness through therapy, psychiatry, and group services.

Lead Important Trainings

From Crisis Intervention Training with local Law Enforcement Officers to Compassion Fatigue with Social Workers, we take pride in our nationally recognized trainings.

Wrap Support Around Families

We provide intensive wraparound services to children and families who have been involved with two or more systems of care.

Link Homeless Families with Stable Housing

We help adults and families living without homes, or who are at-risk of homelessness, by linking them to housing and a variety of resources.

Help Teens Who are Struggling

We provide intensive services to youth who have been identified by their school system as being a threat to themselves or others.

Teach Parents the Skills They Need

We provide in-home parenting skills training for parents who need additional help and on-site training for child care personnel.

We have been dedicated to our community for more than 38 years, working every day to keep children safe and families together.

locations (plus dozens of co-locations)

staff located across 4 counties

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