Description:Adult and Family Counseling Service Program provides low-cost, culturally sensitive outpatient therapy to individuals, couples and families, adults, adolescents and children to assist them in developing healthier lifestyles by resolving personal and family conflicts. Offers aftercare services for those who require longer term counseling. Provides 24-hour crisis intervention for adolescents. Counselors are available 24 hours a day to work closely with parents, schools, police, the Probation Department and the County Social Services Department to defuse crisis situations and support youth in making healthy decisions. Emergency short-term shelter placement for adolescents is available as space permits. The Parent Enrichment Program is an educational curriculum designed to include the entire family with the goal of strengthening family living skills. Course topics include child development and behavior, communication skills, discipline, self-esteem, sibling issues, child abuse and substance abuse prevention. Also offers a Latino-based parent education and family strengthening program. Courses are offered through schools, churches and other community agencies and are available to parents of children and youth of all ages.
Public Transit:VTA stops in front. Home visits can be arranged.
1245 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95116-2339 37.34804 -121.866393 Human Services
Audience:Crisis intervention and counseling: adolescents and their families. Parent education: parents of children birth-age 7, parents of drug-using children, court referred parents, stepparents, teen parents, parents of youth at risk of gang activity
Eligibility:None for psychotherapy, parenting or substance abuse services. Age 6-21 for crisis intervention
How to Apply:Walk in or call (the daytime phone number or 24-hour crisis line).
Service Wait Estimate:No wait for crisis. Appointment necessary for psychotherapy.
- San Jose
- Santa Clara County