Programs & Services

Family Therapy

Family Therapy is our biggest and most broad service. YSB’s Family Therapy program is open to residents of Rock Island County with a child under the age of 18. We specialize in working with families that have children or teens with behavior difficulties; and in helping parents and children to developing nurturing, satisfying relationships. The goal of the program is to assist families in meeting the physical, social and emotional needs of all its members.YSB therapists are approved providers for several insurance companies.

Some attributes to the program include:

Our most recent addition to the program involves working with cultural orientation and counseling to African refugees and families from Mexico. This addition has brought about new challenges as well as prompting counseling to go beyond the traditional walls of an office.

Cost: YSB has a sliding fee scale and accepts health insurance. We have providers for United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Health Alliance as well as others. Additionally, Medicaid is accepted for those clients who are under the Meridian Health Plan. Grants are available for clients who meet income and eligibility requirements.

Referrals: Parents, teachers, school personnel, police, and the youths themselves can refer to the program.

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Peer Justice

The Peer Justice Program provides services to youth ages 13 – 17 who have had police contact for a status or misdemeanor offense or an ordinance violation. This program includes:

The Peer Justice program also makes significant use of teenage volunteers who serve as jurors and courtroom personnel.

Cost: There is a $150.00 processing fee for the Peer Justice services. If the youth or family has reasonable financial resources, the sentence may include a restitution clause. There are no other fees for this program.

Referrals: Only police officers based in the school or community can refer to P.J.

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