our mission: To promote the healthy development of children, families, and individuals through counseling, mentoring and support programs.


OUR VISION: We envision resilient communities that achieve healthy outcomes through affordable behavioral services. We are an inclusive supportive ally to anyone in crisis.

Agency Information

Tahoe Youth & Family Services is a non-profit organization that has been serving youth and families in the South Lake Tahoe community since 1971, the Douglas County, Nevada and Alpine County, California area since 2008.   

Our mission is to promote the healthy development of children, families, and individuals in our community by providing counseling, mentoring and support programs.

Our primary goal is to provide a safety net of services.  We serve families through professional and confidential individual and family counseling,  community-based mentoring, and support services to runaway and homeless youth.

Current Services include:

Individual & Family Counseling
Adult Substance Abuse Counseling 
Individual Adolescent  Drug & Alcohol Treatment and Prevention
Juvenile Treatment Center Counseling (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Play Therapy for very young children
24 Hr. Crisis Line
Mentoring Programs

Supportive Services for runaway, homeless, and street youth
Drop-In Centers

Emergency Shelter for youth up to the age of 18