|Social Services Programs|
Social Services at LAYC was established in 1979 to help meet the increasingly diverse needs of youth in DC's Hispanic community.
Approximately 200-250 youth from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds receive services each month. The social services staff is guided by the philosophy that the most effective way to encourage youth development is by strengthening and supporting the family unit.
Counseling: Face to face, goal oriented interaction to improve individual and family functioning. Crisis Intervention that focuses on acute critical situations. The purpose of this intervention is to restore the youth to his/her previous level of functioning and secure client safety.
Prevention & Treatment: Outpatient individual, family and group counseling services (including drug testing and referrals) aimed at helping youth change their addictive behavior.
Child Placement: Foster Care for victims of child abuse and neglect, emergency shelter and transitional living services for homeless and runaway youth.
|Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014 16:52|