Family & Children’s Services is the place to turn for help if your child has been hurt by any type of abuse or trauma. We offer hope and recovery for children and their families.
Girls and boys are cared for at Family & Children’s Services in a healing, child-friendly environment specifically designed for children who have experienced trauma. Our highly compassionate staff helps children heal from abuse and traumatic events through a variety of best-practice programs. Family members, foster parents and other caregivers can be included in the therapy process.
We help children overcome a wide range of problems — from mild to severe — that can develop following a traumatic event, including:
- Outbursts of anger or aggression
- Changes in appetite or sleep
- Depression or sadness
- Poor self-image
- Toileting accidents
- Sexualized behaviors
- Irritability, anxiety or fears
- Problems concentrating
- Difficulties in school
- Suicidal thoughts
- Self-harm behaviors
- Fire setting
- Drug or alcohol use
- Increased conflict with family members, teachers and/or friends
We use evidence-based trauma treatments proven to be the most effective in restoring children’s functioning and well-being following sexual abuse or other traumatic events. Family & Children’s Services belongs to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and is a strategic partner with Zero To Three.