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Learn a little about Young House Family Services
- Contact Us
Contacts at Young House Family Services
- Our History
Learn a little history about Young House Family Services
- Our Mission
Young House Family Services Mission Statement
- Our Philosophy
The Young House Family Services Service Philosophy
Locations for Young House Family Services Programs
- Find Help
These are services that are available directly to the family.
Community Counseling Services are designed for crisis management and intervention, and include comprehensive assessments to evaluate the emotional, behavioral, and mental health needs of each client.
- Youth Empowerment
Youth Empowerment provides resources, skills and support youth need to succeed in the community.
AMP is a youth-driven, statewide group that seeks to unleash the full potential for personal growth among foster and adoptive children in Iowa.
The RISE Program is a school-based program that provides individualized counseling services within the school setting to students.
- After Care Services and PAL Program
ACS and PAL provides services for youth who have turned 18 while residing in foster care.
- Female Specific Life Skills
Female Specific Life Skills strives to enhance interpersonal adjustment, reduce law violations and prevent out-of-home placements for teenage girls in Des Moines County.
- Strengthing Families
Strengthing Families are programs to help families achieve safety, stability and well-being.
- Behavioral Health Intervention Services
BHIS provides intensive skill-development, counseling and referral services to families who are experiencing challenges with their child’s disruptive behaviors connected to mental health needs.
- Brief Intensive Services
Brief Intensive Services provide in-home counseling services to families who are experiencing challenges with their child’s disruptive behaviors or mental health needs.
- Preschool Program
The Preschool Program provides in-home family focused services to parents of preschool children.
- Substance Abuse
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC) provide services to adolescents experiencing drug or alcohol problems, addiction, and alcoholism.
Services include home studies and post-placement services.
- IMPACT Program
Initiating Meaningful Partnerships and Community Ties, the goals of the program are to assist families in connecting to services, programs and community resources.
- Building Bridges
This is a community uniting to impact the futures of our neighbors and friends who are caught trying to survive in the daily struggles of poverty.
- Help Us
We welcome volunteers and donors to become partners with us. With your support we can continue to help those who need us.
- Donate Online
Young House Family Services depends on the generosity of donors who support our agency and that can now be done online.
- Get Involved
What ways are there to get involved.
- Planned Giving
How Can I Help Young House Family Services?
- Wish List
Items can be brought to the Young House Family Services Central Office during regular business hours.
There are many ways you can help one is through volunteer opportunities.
- Join Us
- Working at YHFS
Young House Family Services offers a competitive benefits package for both full time and part time employees.
- Job Postings
Employment Opportunities at Young House Family Services
- Donor Spotlight
It is only through the continued generosity of our supporters that we can continue to provide life-changing programs and services throughout Southeast Iowa.
Testimonials from the youth and families that we have provided services.
- Trauma Informed Care
Being Trauma Informed means taking the knowledge of how trauma impacts and applying it to our interactions with those we come into relationship with.
- Our Programs
The programs of Young House Family Services nurture each child’s potential to succeed, and each family’s ability to heal.
- Building Better Futures
Provides services to adolescents involved with Juvenile Court Services or referred by a School District.
- Youth Monitoring Outreach
Provides intensive guidance and monitoring of adolescents involved with Juvenile Court Services.
- Enhanced Outreach
Provides in-home services including individual and family counseling, skill development and supervision to adolescents involved with Juvenile Court Services.
- ACT Day Treatment
An after school program that focuses on teaching and building skills such as anger management, coping, social skills and communication.
- Community Service/Restitution
Provides supervision and work opportunities for youth who are sentenced to community restitution hours by either the Juvenile Court Officer or a Court Judge.
- Juvenile Court School Liaison Program
Operates in three locations; Burlington, Mt. Pleasant and Keokuk. The Liaisons work closely with Juvenile Court Officers and school personnel.
- Van Buren School Based Counseling Services
Provides mental health consultation, assessment, diagnosis and related follow up services by licensed mental health professionals to Van Buren School District students.
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