School Program

Young House Family Services operates a School Program at Christamore Family Treatment Center in Mount Pleasant. The School Program provides educational and rehabilitative treatment services for adolescents who have been aggressive, assaultive, or extremely disruptive within the school setting. Referrals come to the program from school personnel.

Child Welfare Emergency Services

Child Welfare Emergency Services (CWES) provides an array of short-term temporary services to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children up to the age of 18. Shelter Alternative and Diversion Services provide an on-call Crisis Intervention Specialist to help with family conflicts that have escalated to the point and intervention is necessary. Emergency Juvenile […]

Early Parenting Intervention and Coaching

The Early Parenting Intervention and Coaching (EPIC) program provides positive parenting skills directly into the family’s home by utilizing the “Raising a Thinking Child” curriculum, by Dr. Myrna B. Shure. Through specifically designed and fun to do dialogues, games, and activities easily incorporated into everyday family life- a young child learns how to solve problems […]

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a southeast Iowa initiative that is bringing the community together to impact our neighbors who are struggling with poverty. Bridges brings people from all sectors and economic classes together to improve job retention rates, build resources, improve outcomes, and support those who are moving out of poverty.

Adolescent and Adult Substance Abuse Program

The Adolescent and Adult Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) provides outpatient treatment, the length, and intensity of which varies for each client and is tailored specifically to their needs. ASAP believes families are essential to the recovery process and are considered an important part of the treatment team. ASAP offers individual and group sessions, based on […]

Mental Health Services

Young House Family Services provides comprehensive services of high quality and integrity. Services are designed to include comprehensive assessments to evaluate the emotional, behavioral, and mental health needs of each client. Young House Family Services therapists are trained in trauma-focused interventions and provide services to individuals of all ages. Services are available in both the […]

Brief Intensive Services

Brief Intensive Services (BIS) is fluid and flexible, designed to assist your family in whatever way you need. This includes skill-building to address behavioral problems, needing new “tools” for your parent toolbox, counseling, connecting to resources, or helping your child improve in school. During a Family Team Meeting, the caseworker will assist in establishing the […]

Day Treatment

Day Treatment provides supervised community treatment services to assist youth in achieving positive self-improvement, accountability, and judgment that will enhance community safety. Day Treatment is an after-school program that focuses on teaching and building skills such as anger management, coping, social skills, and communication. Individual and family counseling are also part of the program.

Behavioral Health Intervention Services

Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) is a skill-based program funded solely through Iowa Medicaid. Individually a caseworker will meet with youth and their family to provide intensive skill development to address behaviors that impacts the youth’s success in school, at home, and in the community. Services are designed to improve the youth’s level of functioning, […]