VISALIA YOUTH SERVICES

Visalia Youth Services (VYS) is an outpatient children’s mental health services program. VYS is a contracted service of and these materials are presented in care of the Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency. Professional staff help children with emotional, behavioral and relational problems.

 

VYS North
711 N Court St
Visalia, CA 93291
VYS South
1750 W Walnut Ave #B
Visalia, CA 93277
8:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Monday – Thursday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, on FridayPsychiatrist Available Saturday8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
8:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Monday – Thursday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, on Friday

Phone: (559) 627-1490

Phone (After Hours Crisis)

(559) 730-9922

Fax: (844) 368-0871

Phone: (559) 627-1490

Phone (After Hours Crisis)

1 (800) 320-1616

Fax: (844) 368-0871

Program Philosophy

The program is a community-based approach to the provision of children’s services. Family involvement in treatment is emphasized.

Services Available
The program provides a wide range of mental health services to children, youth and their families at the clinic, at school sites, and in the community. These services include diagnostic assessments, case management, individual and family counseling, group counseling, mental health rehabilitation services, medication support services, crisis intervention, therapeutic behavioral services, referrals to community resources, and consultation with school personnel. Staff members include psychiatrists, LVN/LPTs, psychologists, mental health professionals and paraprofessionals.

Referrals
If you are interested in referring a child or youth to the program, you may contact the clinic or if the referral is from a school setting, the school counseling staff can usually provide the necessary forms to initiate a referral.