"Intensive in-home service" means family preservation interventions for children and adolescents who have or are at-risk of serious emotional disturbance, including such individuals who also have a diagnosis of mental retardation.  Services are usually time limited (3 to 9 months) provided typically in the residence of an individual who is at risk of being moved to out-of-home placement or who is being transitioned back home from an out-of-home placement.

These services include: crisis treatment; individual and family counseling; life, parenting, and communication skills; case management activities and coordination with other services; and emergency response.

The primary goal of GYG which is a gender specific agency shall always be to provide options for safe, nurturing, family-centered treatment family interventions, with a therapeutic focus for children and adolescents who would be at risk for removal from home, short or long-term placement. GYG services are excellent for young people having to re-entry back into the community and/or school settings.

GYG shall always strive to represent the family’s wishes, the client’s goals and maximize all aspects of our home-based services while attempting to preserve the family unit by providing our clients and their family members with the knowledge, skills and abilities to prevent out of home placement.

Targeted Group: Males (5-21)