Early Childhood Services Program

The Early Childhood Services (ECS) program assists young children diagnosed with a severe emotional disorder to prepare for Kindergarten.  Kindergarten success is an early benchmark for overall school success.  Children attend one day of specialized pre-school at JYS and JYS provides behavioral health para-professional services at the child’s full time pre-school.  Additional services can include:

  • Individual play therapy, family therapy and group therapy
  • Case Management
  • Parent support
    • Circles of Security
  • Individual & Group Behavioral Health Supports

Visit the Early Childhood Services Program Description page to read a comprehensive explanation of the Early Childhood Services Program including eligibility, staffing, how to obtain services, funding sources and FY2021 program goals.