who we are

Young House Family Services began in 1971 as a faith project responding to the needs of troubled children and families. Today the agency has facilities in Burlington, Mt. Pleasant and Fairfield, and provides a wide range of counseling and behavioral health services to over 4,000 children and families every year throughout Southeast Iowa.
 
"...Our primary goal is to improve the lives of children and families."
 
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what we do
During times of crisis or difficult circumstances, coping with everyday tasks can be overwhelming.

Young House Family Services delivers high quality, effective services that help families achieve safety, stability and well-being.

The programs of Young House Family Services nurture each childís potential to succeed, and each familyís ability to heal.
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trauma informed care

WHAT IS TRAUMA INFORMED CARE?
As defined by Midwest Trama Services Network
"Trauma informed care is the compilation of the collective science in response to observed consequences of trauma exposure over the last 100 years"
Being Trauma Informed means taking the knowledge of how trauma impacts and applying it to our interactions with those we come into relationship with whether at work with clients, co-workers, organizations, community or home with our families.

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Your Support
A moment of help, a lifetime of hope
Kids deserve a chance...


How you can help?
We welcome volunteers and donors
to become partners with us. With your
support we can continue to help those
who need us.
our programs


Young House Family Services
Annual Banquet


Pzazz Convention & Event Center
May 9th, 2014


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Christ's statement as quoted in Luke 9:48, "The person who in My name welcomes this child, welcomes Me..." embodies the spirit of Young House Family Services. Our special mission is to serve Christ by offering a wide range of human services designed to provide the spiritual, physical, and emotional care of children and families.


Young House Family Services
400 S. Broadway St.
Burlington, Iowa 52601
(319) 752-4000
fax: (319) 758-6650

 
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