Program location: Merced

3360 North Highway 59
Merced, CA 95348


3360 North Highway 59
Merced, CA 95348


Available Services


Also known as Emancipated Youth Services (EYS), AfterCare assists youth who are no longer in foster care and who have not yet reached the age of 21. Includes referral and linkage services, housing assistance, bus passess, and work-related and education-related resources.

Crisis Stabilization Program

Crisis Stabilization services last for up to 30 days and respond within 1 hour of a referral to the local emergency room in order to complete a mental health and safety assessment of children and youth with a threat of harm to self or others.

Intensive Home-Based Services/Wraparound

Services for parents who are at risk of or who have already had their children removed by the Child Welfare System. We create an individualized plan from our diverse services to meet the behavioral and emotional challenges of our families, and to develop the skills and capabilities necessary to achieve stability and self-sufficiency.

Merced Home Visiting

Provides parenting skills training and concrete support to families.

Outpatient Therapy

Outpatient Therapy at home, school and community-based sites, including crisis intervention, individual and group therapy, case management and medication.

Therapeutic Behavioral Services

Services provided to children and youth at risk of high level placement such as group home, juvenile hall, or hospitalization. Includes a 24/7 crisis line and a primary clinician for outpatient services.

Transition to Independence Process (TIP)

Individualized services that address the needs of young adults aged 14-25 years old with emotional and behavioral challenges.

Transitional Housing Placement +

Transitional housing support program for former foster youth who are transitioning to adulthood out of the child welfare or probation systems. Provides a safe and supportive living environment while helping youth achieve self-sufficiency and learn life skills.

Transitional Housing Placement + Foster Care

An extended foster care placement option that bridges the gap for non-minor dependents who are no longer living in a foster home, but who may not yet be ready to transition into a supervised independent living placement.

Wraparound Empowerment Compassion and Needs (WECAN)

WECAN is a full service partnership program consisting of a clinician, support counselor and parent partner, who work together to stabilize and prevent higher level placements such as group home settings, juvenile hall, or psychiatric hospitalization. It includes a 24/7 crisis line in which clinicians will mobilize to assist children, youth and families as needed.

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