Children's System of Care and Transitional Age Youth

Children's System of Care and Transitional Age Youth offers children, adolescents and their families a variety of mental health services. The following programs focus on services provided to strengthen families and children.

Quick Guide to Children’s Services: 

IF your child is on probation or at risk of involvement with the juvenile justice system your provider is:
Juvenile Justice
2215 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto, CA 95358
209-525-5401
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities
Mental health and alcohol and drug services to youth who are on probation and their families or caregivers.  Goal is to keep youth with their families, reduce criminal behavior and strengthen families.

If your child is between 0-5 years of age your provider is:
Leaps and Bounds Program
4640 Spyres Road, Modesto CA 95356
209-558-4595 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities
Outpatient program for children 0-5 years of age and their parents. Services include parent/child therapy; play therapy; education on child development; assessment for social emotional and developmental health.  Focus of treatment is to provide assistance in developing healthy relationships between parents and their young children who might be experiencing distress due life stressors or challenges with temperament.
The childcare consultation program works with daycare providers by providing skills for dealing with challenging behavior in the classroom and being a liaison between parents and teachers. The goal is to have children and families ready for kindergarten. This program is partly funded by the Stanislaus County Children and Families Commission. Mental health providers work in all communities within Stanislaus County.

If your child lives in Oakdale your provider is:
Oakdale Family Resource and Counseling Center
631 W. “F” St. Oakdale CA 95361 
Phone: 209-847-0420 Fax: 209-847-0439
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Provides assessments, referrals and connection to providers, as well as mental health services to high-risk children, adolescents, and their families.  Includes individual, group and family treatment.

If your child is emotionally disturbed (ED) and in school your provider is:
Emotionally Disturbed (ED) School Based Services
707 14th St. Modesto, CA 95354
209-525-5080
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities
Provides services to children and adolescents who have been identified as emotionally disturbed, includes on-site school services, respite, wraparound services, advocacy and clinical services.  Services also available to family members.

If your child lives in a foster or group home your provider is:
Child Welfare
251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto, CA 95358
209-558-2352
Hours:  Vary based on needs of clients and family
Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities
Assessments, referrals and mental health services to children, families, foster families and group homes.  Helps children remain in the most home-like setting possible and assist them through the child welfare process. The Children's System of Care offers children, adolescents and their families a variety of mental health services. The following programs focus on services provided with community partners to strengthen families and children.

CSOC Program Directory 

Aspira Counseling Center
1620 Cummins Drive
Modesto, CA, 95358
209-576-1750
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program
Outpatient counseling services for children and families.

Aspira Counseling Center & Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS)
420 E. Canal Drive
Turlock, CA, 95380
209-669-2583
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program
Outpatient counseling services for children and families.  Therapeutic Behavioral Services are provided to children that meet the criteria for this intensive behavioral shadowing.
TBS works one-on-one with children to stabilize them in their current placement in order to avoid placement in a higher level of care.

Attention Deficit Hyperacitvity Disorder Clinic
916 McHenry Boulevard
Modesto, CA, 95354
209-550-5850
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Monday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Tues, Wed, Thurs
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program
Individual and family counseling and support; parent education and advocacy groups; children's skill building groups; referrals; case management; and medication services. 

Central Star Full Service Partnership
2020 Standiford Ave unit F-3
Modesto CA 95350-6529
Phone: 209-702-0139
Fax: 209-758-0825
8 AM to 5 PM Monday - Friday
Laura Urzua - Program Manager
Lurzua@starsinc.com
Deborah Tobias-Gatewood - Assistant Administrator
Dgatewood@starsinc.com
*Contract Program
The FSP program in Stanislaus County works with underserved children and youth ages 6-17 and families who have a mental illness or condition, have been hospitalized (or are at risk), and those who need individualized mental health services and linkages to services.
Central Star’s individual services are mainly delivered in the home or community, with groups and classes and psychiatry offered in our convenient, community-based location. An FSP team will provide:
•Individual and Family Counseling
•Psychiatric Care
•Medication Management
•Crisis Intervention Services
•Housing & Vocational Support
•Independent Living Skills Development
•After-School Groups/Activities and more
www.starsinc.com
www.starsinc.com/stanislaus-county

Center for Human Services
2000 W. Briggsmore Ave Suite I 
Modesto, CA, 95350
209-526-1440
Administrative Services
209-526-1476
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish and American Sign Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program
Provides youth and family counseling in community and school-based settings; crisis intervention, assistance with runaways, juvenile diversion, violence prevention, support groups, teen pregnancy prevention education and adolescent substance abuse preventions services.

Children's Sexual Abuse Treatment Team
610 14th Street
Modesto, CA, 95354
209-524-4858
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Mon Tues & Wed
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Thursday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program
Outpatient counseling services for children and adolescents who have issues related to sexual abuse.

Family Partnership Center
421 E. Morris Avenue
Modesto, CA, 95354
209-558-8550
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
with special evening and weekend programming
Spanish Language Capabilities
*Contract Program
Parent Partnership Project:
209-558-8550
Focus on empowering parents of children who are challenged by their behavioral and/or emotional needs through support, information, mentoring, advocacy and parent-child centered activities.
Kinship Supportive:
209-558-7494
Respite, recreational activities and legal services to relative caregivers and children in their homes.

Home Based Services Program
916 McHenry Ave.
Modesto, CA, 95350
209-550-5865
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program operated by Sierra Vista Child and Family Services (SVCFS)
In-home mental health services and support for high-risk children and their families.  Individual and family therapy, as well as parent education.
Kinship Mental Health
209-558-7494
Mental health services to relative caregivers and children in their homes.

Juvenile Drug Court
2215 Blue Gum Avenue
Modesto, CA, 95351
209-525-5400
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities
Alcohol and drug treatment for high-risk youth and their families.  Services include assessment, case management and aftercare.

Kirk Baucher Non-Public School/Day Treatment (K - 8th Grades) (IEP)
2524 Finney Rd.
Modesto, CA 95358
209-550-5858
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program operated by Sierra Vista Child and Family Services (SVCFS)
Individualized educational and mental health services for children in the Day Treatment Program.  Services include individual, group and family therapy, child advocacy, referrals and medication services.

Public School Based
707 14th Street
Modesto, CA  95354
Phone: 209-525-5080
Fax: 209-558-4230 
8 AM - 5 PM, Mon, Wed, Thu & Fri
8 AM - 8 PM, Tuesday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program
Provides a continuum of mental health services to Emotionally Disturbed (ED) children in the public school system.  Counseling services provided to children on the school site.  Family therapy and child advocacy are also included.

Sierra Vista Learning Center Non-Public School

830 Minnesota Ave.
Turlock, CA, 95382
209-216-0101
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program operated by Sierra Vista Child and Family Services (SVCFS)
The program provides full academic assessment, specialized curriculum for learning disabilities, vocational education, crisis intervention, an activity program, and family counseling. Instruction is designed to fit the individual needs of each student, kindergarten through eighth grade. Social skills training, art, music, drama, and community outings are some of the self-esteem building activities of the school program.

Sierra Vista Children's Outpatient & Early Intervention
1400 K Street, Suite B
Modesto, CA, 95350
209-550-5869
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program operated by Sierra Vista Child and Family Services (SVCFS)
Individual, group and family counseling to children 6-17 years of age.  Early Intervention Program focuses on providing prevention and treatment services to children 0-5 years of age.  Consultation services for children and families are provided in school, head start and child care settings, teacher and parent education is also provided.

Sierra Vista School Based Services
1336 Stonum Road
Modesto, CA, 95351
209-550-5879
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program operated by Sierra Vista Child and Family Services (SVCFS)
Services include counseling support in the classroom, social skills instruction, behavior management, and case management.  The services are designed to meet the needs of children who qualify for special education services in the least restrictive educational environment.

Sierra Vista Turlock Child and Family Counseling
2925 Niagra Dr. Ste. 3
Turlock, CA, 95382
209-669-6771
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Spanish Language Capabilities 
*Contract Program operated by Sierra Vista Child and Family Services (SVCFS)
Individual and family counseling and support; parent education and advocacy groups; children's skill building groups; referrals; case management; and medication services.

TAY-Josie's Place Service Team
1208 9th St.
Modesto, CA, 95354
209-558-4464
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Josie’s Place is a membership-driven "clubhouse" type center for diverse transition age young
adults (TAYA) with mental illness. Outreach to and participation from Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transsexual and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth are included in the cultural sensitivity of services provided.
The following peer support groups are offered:
Seeking safety, aggression reduction therapy, gender specific peer support, and an active
LGBTQ support group. 

Telecare Josie's TRAC
1208 9th St.
Modesto, CA, 95354
209-558-4762
24/7, 365 days
This program is Full Service Partnership (FSP) operated by Telecare Recovery
Access Center. The team provides case management, therapy, and psychiatric services in
English, Spanish, Laotian, and Thai languages.

Youth and Family Services
800 Scenic Dr. Bldg. D
Modesto, CA  95350
Phone: 209-525-6070
Fax: 209-558-4327
8 AM - 5 PM, Mon-Fri
Spanish Language Capabilities 
Provides assessments, referrals, groups, counseling, case management and medication services.