It is that time of year again. The first day of classes have already come and gone.

For Kent Youth and Family Services, this is the beginning of our busiest time of the year.

We are here ready and waiting when you need us. Our Behavioral and Clinical Programs provide a variety of school based supportive services throughout the school year:

  • Identifying (mental health and substance abuse) risks early on
  • Providing both counseling and substance abuse treatment evaluation/assessment
  • Providing both counseling services for areas such as: behavior problems, school difficulties, depression, anxiety, stress, anger, conflict management, family challenges, and much more
  • Increase student’s commitment and motivation to school/education
  • Assisting students in problem-solving and coping techniques
  • Assisting students with social skills and building self-esteem
  • Assisting students with nonviolent conflict resolution/communication skills

Our broad range of Counseling and Substance Abuse Treatment services (both school-based and in our offices) are committed to increasing both the student’s personal and academic success.

In addition, we provide school-based and office-based parenting classes for parents and guardians of both young children and adolescents throughout the year.

For more information, please call 253-859-0300.


-Kent Youth and Family Services