Youth & Family Support Services

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Youth & Family Support Services at CHJC


When youth and families are facing challenges at home, they often feel alone, isolated and without a solution. By reaching out to CHJC, that doesn’t have to be the case. We are here to provide support and guidance to help youth and families overcome adversity and thrive.

Our Services


Aftercare Program

Assists youth and their families through a child’s transition from Residential Treatment or Foster Care.

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Children’s Home Intensive Preventative Services (CHIPS)

Is designed to prevent out-of-home placement for youth.

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Co-Location Program

Assists Child Protective Services (CPS) by co-locating a behavioral health specialist within the CPS offices.

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Community School Liaison Program (CSLP)

A free service assisting Jefferson County School Districts by providing community and school based services to youth and their families in Jefferson County experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Non-Secure Detention Program

Is a temporary, short-term program for youth ages of 10 and 17, who cannot be safely maintained in their community while awaiting Family Court action, placement into Foster Care, or entrance into a treatment facility.

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Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS) Prevention Program

Is an intensive, family focused, home and community-based alternative to institutional or Foster Care placement of identified at-risk children age 11 and older residing in Jefferson County.

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Raise the Age (RTA) Residential Program

Is for 16 and 17 year old non-violent offenders. RTA is designed as an alternative to placement in adult incarceration facilities.

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Residential Treatment Center

Provides a therapeutic, structured environment for at-risk male youth between the ages of 10 and 17.

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Short Term Intensive Residential Program (STIR)

A residential program for youth ages 13 through 15. Works with the youth and their family to reunite in a positive and productive setting.

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Therapeutic Crisis Respite Program (TCRP)

Is a short-term (not to exceed 14 days) residential program for youth ages 10 through 17, experiencing a mental health crisis and requiring 24-hour supervision but do not meet admission criteria for hospitalization.

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Visitation Center

Is designed to provide a warm and welcoming home-like environment with comfortable furniture, toys, books, artwork and more. A new campus playground also is available to children and families who utilize the Visitation Center.

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Wrap Around Casework (WAC)

Is a community-based service designed to reduce the risk of out-of-home placement and recidivism.

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