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.

Board of Directors


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 and the Douglas County, Nevada and Alpine County, California areas since 2008.  



Tahoe Youth and Family Services was created in 1971 as a community response to the number of adolescents killed due to drug overdoses. The original name of the agency was Awakening Peace, which was a drop-in center for teens to hang out and receive drug diversion services.                                                                                                         READ MORE

​We appreciate the kind words our client have to say about us. While we can't provide their names due to privacy, we're happy to share their comments.  

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​​​​​​The Tahoe Youth & Family Services staff are caring and dedicated to helping the three communities served by the organization.                        

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​​​​​​​​The Tahoe Youth & Family Services Board of Directors are dedicated community members from a broad range of careers. Terms for members are three years with no term limits. Terms for officers are for one year, with no term limits.                                                                                

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