Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, INC.
Counseling, Prevention & Wellness for greater Shrewsbury
Our community’s only private, non-profit counseling and social services agency, providing a diverse offering of programs and services that help to strengthen and support youth and families.
Programs and Services
SYFS operates unique, specialized programming and services for youth throughout the year. Many of these programs are designed to build skills, provide opportunities for personal growth, and foster healthy relationships.
Therapy/counseling sessions addressing a wide range of symptoms, including depression, anxiety, anger management, low self-esteem, substance abuse, grief/loss, social skill-building, family conflicts, etc.
Our staff can assist clients in accessing resources in the community, including finding the right treatment/service providers for particular issues (e.g., home-care providers, prescribing psychiatrists, shelters for the homeless, etc.).
Teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. An 8-hour training giving you skills needed to provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health problem.
The SYFS clinical team provides wraparound support, counseling, and clinical consultation to students in our school partner districts. Our primary goal is to reach students directly and remove any barriers to treatment by providing services in the school setting. Our referrals come from school personnel from the elementary through high school level, though parents/legal guardians must give permission for the child to receive behavioral health services.