Julia struggled until Katie from COPES for Kids helped

Fourteen-year-old Julia was scared, exhausted and depressed. She didn’t have many friends at school and felt isolated.  She couldn’t handle the pain she was feeling anymore.  However, her mother noticed her behavioral changes and contacted COPES for Kids. COPES, a program of Family & Children’s Services (F&CS), provides support for adults and children in suicidal…

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Support services helps F&CS clients find suitable employment

As supported employment and education services at Family & Children’s Services continue to grow, the team is witnessing many successes with helping clients find and keep jobs. Individual Placement & Support (IPS) Supported Employment is an evidence-based approach to supported employment for people living with behavioral health conditions. IPS supports helps people work at regular…

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