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.​

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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.​

SCAPE

(Shrewsbury Coalition for Addiction Prevention and Education)

Shrewsbury Coalition for Addiction Prevention and Education (SCAPE) and Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services (SYFS) host educational events informing our community of the current trends, potential dangers and forms of addiction. 

On average annually, SYFS assists over 700 client-families—encompassing over 6,000 hours of service every year. Over 65% of these clients fell within the Low-No Income Range. Our services help address such debilitating issues as child abuse, homelessness, domestic violence, eating disorders, juvenile delinquency, anxiety, depression, divorce, and child academic and behavior disorders.