The Allen County Community Engagement and Specialized Services (A.C.C.E.S.S.) Center is a community based resource for youth, families, schools and other community agencies.
The purpose of the A.C.C.E.S.S. Center is to identify the needs of a youth and/or family and provide linkage and referral to area agencies and resources.
The A.C.C.E.S.S. Center offers a vast array of services, open to any member of the community to address any degree of concern- no problem is seen as too large or too small. This included but not limited to: Behavioral Health Needs, Substance Use/Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Family Discord, Youth Criminogenic Behaviors, or other Self-Defined Crisis.
Youth and/or families may be referred to an A.C.C.E.S.S. Center facilitated group or program to aid in addressing the presenting concerns. These may be Parenting Programs, Youth Programs, or Family Programs.