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24-Hour Teen Crisis Hotline:

1000 East High Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: 434-296-4118
Fax: 434-295-2638
Email: info@cyfs.org

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Programs for Children

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Runaway Emergency Service Program
The CYFS Runaway Emergency Services Program provides free crisis and ongoing counseling to teens as young as 12 who have run away or are at risk of running away or being homeless. The program also offers emergency shelter in host homes and our local group home for up to 21 days to provide a safe place for teens to stay while working to resolve the issues that led to them leave home. RESP services are available to teens in Charlottesville and Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson counties. All RESP services are free of charge. MORE

Victims of Child Abuse
The CYFS Victims of Child Abuse Program provides free direct outpatient counseling to youth 18 and under who have been victims of abuse or neglect. Counseling services are also available for youth living in homes where domestic violence has taken place. VOCA Treatment Specialists help victims to cope with the trauma of abuse and move forward successfully. Treatment specialists also work to help families learn ways to support the victim at home as well as strengthen and implement safety measures to prevent the re-occurrence of trauma in the future. MORE

Surviving the Teen Years
Surviving the Teen Years is a fun and interactive six-week class for parents and their kids (9-18 years old). STY is for families who are struggling with communication, roles and responsibilities and other family and parenting challenges. Past participants, both parents and teens, indicate that they found these classes very helpful. MORE

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