Young Adult (YA) Access Centers are unique community spaces that allow young adults with mental health concerns to access services and supports in a timely and effective manner.
The services are free and available to all young adults. No diagnosis is required. Centers are affirming and inclusive spaces that promote an environment that specifically and effectively engages Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) young people.
Centers provide opportunities to be a part of community activities and receive individual support including:
Access Centers focus outreach and engagement efforts on those who may be facing challenges such as: mental illness and substance misuse, economic insecurity, homelessness, pregnant/parenting, commercial/sexual exploitation, and those facing other challenges that have posed barriers to engagement in services.
For additional information contact Heidi Holland, Director of Young Adult Transitional Services: Heidi.email@example.com