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Youth Service Bureau of Jay County, Inc.

Last Update:10/19/2017
Contact:
Title:
Address:603 W. Arch Street
Portland, IN 47371
County:Jay
Phone:260-726-8520
Toll Free:
Fax:260-726-8535
TDY:
E-Mail:
Website:www.ysbjc.com
Mission

To assist children, youth and families in achieving their greatest potential.

Program Description

Programs and Services

Emergency Care

  • Immediate placement for boys and girls ages 6-19 years, 24 hours per day
  • Crisis Stabilization
  • Initial Assessment/Diagnoisis

Residential Treatment

  • Treatment option for boys and girls ages 6-19 years
  •  Referral by DCS or Probation
  •  Highly structured, individualized therapeutic program
  • Group Counseling / Individual and Family Counseling
  • Emphasis placed on personal responsibility, honesty, education, and developing a hard work ethic
     

Independent Transitional Living

  • A residential option for young
  •  men and women ages 15-19 years
  • Referral by DCS or Probation Independent environment includes realistic approach to preparing for life on own
  • Nutrition, food preparation, paying bills, budgeting are all a part of the experience
  • Individualized program, assists client in maintaining treatment plan
  • Employment and/or continued education required.
     

Healthy Families

  • A voluntary free home-visiting program offered to new and expectant families in Blackford, Jay, and Randolph Counties
  • Utilizes a network of community resources to ensure families have access to pre and post-natal services, and the additional support needed for child's healthy start
  • Supportive, nurturing, and informative
  • Families may choose to participate from prenatal until child is 3 years old
     

KARSS

  • KARSS is short for Keeping At-Risk Students In School
  • Designed to keep suspended and expelled students in school
  • Reduces the dropout rate for at-risk students
  • Community service to increase community connection
  • Study assistance and tutoring to improve school performance
  • Mentoring and role modeling
     

Home Based and Family Services:

  • Each of these services provides family and individual assistance in specific areas of need identified by the family with the support of trained and professional service providers.
  • Accept Referrals Made by DCS or Probation  
     

Born To Learn

  • A voluntary free home-visiting program offered to new and expectant families in Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Jay, and Randolph Counties
  • Utilizes a network of community resources to ensure families have access to pre and post-natal services, and the additional support needed for child's healthy start
  • Supportive, nurturing, and informative
  • Families may choose to participate from prenatal until child is 5 years old

 

Financial
Services
Family Support
Residential Placement
Counties Serviced
Adams
Allen
Blackford
Delaware
Fayette
Grant
Henry
Jay
Randolph
Union
Wayne
Wells
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