Home and Community Based Services

Crisis Response Services

Crisis Response Services provide assistance with your child’s severe outbursts or emergent psychiatric concerns when offices are closed.

Intensive In-Home Services

Intensive In-Home Services help your child and family find new ways to approach your child’s behavior needs.

Family Support Services

Family Support Services are provided by people who are also parents of children with special needs. They have experienced similar situations and understand your challenge.

Skill Building Services

Skill-building services provide activities in the home and community and address recovery-oriented goals identified by the family.

Respite Services

Respite Services provide a break for the child and family to ease the stress at home and improve family harmony. Respite may be provided on a planned or emergency basis, and either in the home or out-of-home.

Peer Support Services

Family Peer Support Services 

Family Peer Support Services are provided to any family residing within Cattaraugus County who are the caregivers of a child with mental health concerns. The program employs Family Peer Advocates who are parents who also have a child with mental health needs and have shared life experiences with challenges similar to yours.

These services include assistance navigating school advocacy / IEP’s, identifying services available in the community, and sharing approaches that have worked for them in their own lives. You may choose to meet face-to-face with the Family Peer Advocate a few times a month, or you may choose phone support as needs arise. This program also facilitates Family Support Group meetings throughout Cattaraugus County. These meetings are open to any parent experiencing any type of concern about his or her child.