Family Services Inc., is a private, nonprofit mental health and social services agency. Through its Community-Based Prevention and Early Intervention Services, the Organization currently operates two of Maryland’s Youth Service Bureaus (YSB’s) in Montgomery County. The YSB’s mission is to strengthen families and promote positive youth development. Services are offered in an effort to prevent or intervene with youth who are at risk of or experiencing a variety of problem behaviors including truancy, school behavioral problems, family conflict, juvenile delinquency, substance abuse, teen pregnancy and parenting, and other issues that may undermine a child’s positive social/emotional well-being.
Family Services Inc. YSB’s provide individual, family and group counseling for at-risk youth ages 5- 18 and their families; skill development groups (anger management/conflict resolution, healthy relationships, etc.); tutoring services (using community volunteers); Parent/ community education programs; information and referral to needed services; substance abuse screening/assessments and education seminars; and school/community outreach. Services are offered on a sliding scale basis; no one is denied services due to the inability to pay. Services are provided in English and Spanish and are offered in multiple locations.
- Formal Counseling
- Referral and Information Services
- Informal Counseling
- Substance Abuse/Mental Health Assessments & Referral
- Crisis Intervention
- Parenting Workshops
- Drug and Alcohol Education Seminar