Childrens Behavioral Health Initiative Services
A therapeutic mentor works one-on-one with a child or youth (ages 0-21) who, because of their behavioral health needs, requires support and coaching to learn social skills, including better ways to communicate and get along with others.
For Families Involved With The Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Youth Support & Tracking (YST) is a service provided to children between the ages of 5 and 22. It offers a range of intensity from a low level (1 ½ to 2 ½ hours of service per week) to a high level of intensity (7 days per week of contact), direct and indirect. Services are typically 13 weeks.
For Families Involved With The Department of Mental Health (DMH)
Individual Youth Support (IYS) is a community based, individual and small group service, with a focus on building skills and supporting youth as they participate in age-appropriate ways within peer groups and communities.