Community Youth ServicesA Program ofHarris County Protective Services for Children and Adultsand the School Districts of Harris CountyTogether make"An Effective Partnership"
- School is the major system that touches the lives of all children. It provides the Youth Service Specialist a place to identify and help youth with problems that affect their attendance, classroom behavior, academic achievement and home life.
- CYS provides school based crisis intervention and brief case coordination services, providing assistance to families of children and adolescents who are experiencing problems.
- Services are free and voluntary.
Who can be referred? Any youth and their family whose home and school success is affected by:
- Family Conflict
- Mental Health Issues
- Substance Abuse
- Runaway/Homeless Youth
- Family Violence
- School Related Issues
- Financial Problems
- Truancy Issues
CYS Workers are available to all students of Channelview ISD schools to provide:
- Crisis Intervention
- Information & Referrals
- Supportive Counseling
- Assistance with out of home placements
- Home Visits
Mission Statement: To improve the lives of youth and their families through advocacy, education and personal empowerment