Counseling

Any youth age 2 to 20 and his/her family, who resides in or attends school in King County is eligible for services.

The goal of our counseling programs is to increase stability and coping skills for children, youth and families. We address emotional challenges, behavioral problems, depression, suicidal thoughts and threats, school problems, drug and alcohol issues, peer difficulties, trauma recovery, family conflict, offense behavior, self esteem issues, abuse issues, and other mental health issues.

Counseling can be provided at the agency, schools, client homes, or other agreed on locations. Referrals, crisis intervention and advocacy with other services systems are provided as needed.


Child Development

Services focus on children 5 years old and younger. The goal of our child development program is to promote early learning, language development, parent-child attachment, and school readiness.

Services focus on emphasizing the importance of quality parent-child verbal interaction to promote the cognitive and social-emotional development that children need to enter school with the tools they need to become successful students.

We work to help parents develop an accurate understanding of child development through the use of books and toys; help parents learn to read and play with their young children; and prepare children to succeed in school.


Youth Development

Services focus on school-aged youth, age 6 to 18.

The goal of youth development programs is to provide opportunities for children and youth to increase their social, academic and leadership skills that will enable them to be successful in life.

Services and activities include social and life skill building classes, cultural and recreational activities, amd academic support.


Family / Parent Support

Services focus on providing education, information, support and resources for children and families. Services and activities are based on Family Support Principles and include parent education, case management, family counseling, and cultural and recreational activities.

Staff and families work together in relationships based on equality and respect that enhance families capacity to support the growth and development of all family members.

Parenting curriculum’s meet court ordered parenting class requirements.


SPECIAL PROGRAMS


African immigrant and Refugee Outreach program

This program targets African immigrants and refugee individuals and families living, working and/or attending school in Southeast Seattle.

SEYFS offers individual and family counseling, advocacy, information and referral, and crisis intervention as needed.

Other services include case management, employment assistance, and cultural adjustment and orientation.

Translation and interpretation services are provided.


Asian Immigrant Support and Outreach Program

This program targets Asian immigrant youth and their families, living, working and/or attending school in King County.

SEYFS offers individual and family counseling, advocacy, information and referral, and crisis intervention as needed.

Other services include case management, employment assistance, and cultural adjustment and orientation.

Translation and interpretation services are provided.