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Maryvale’s Community-Based Services program offers individual, family and therapeutic group services to infants, youths and adults, and their families.

Marriage and Family Therapists, licensed Social Workers, and license-eligible interns comprise our multicultural and bilingual team. We work collaboratively with each client from a strength-based, family-centered and trauma-informed philosophical perspective.

Services are offered from our Duarte location, with a goal to provide counseling, mental health services, resources and ongoing support to keep at-risk families safer and reduce the risk of abuse and neglect by surrounding families. 

Individual Counseling

Children are seen on an individual basis with the involvement of their parent(s). As our treatment approach and philosophy is family-centered, an initial assessment is provided with participation by the parent(s). At that time goals are established and routinely reviewed with the parents to include how many sessions are recommended. Family contact with the therapist is fundamental and often family therapy is included as we believe the “family” is our client, not only the child.

Family Counseling

Family therapy services strengthen families by improving overall functioning, increasing social supports, teaching problem-solving, reducing the effects of trauma and helping to strengthen coping skills. 

Therapeutic Groups

Therapeutic group sessions, facilitated by Family Resource Center therapists, focus on specific life challenges that are either short term and time limited or open ended. 

Wraparound Services

Maryvale's Wraparound services offers intensive, multi-disciplinary therapeutic service alternatives for children and families involved with the Department of Children and Family Services and the Department of Probation. Learn more.

Life Skills for Teens & Adults

Teens and Adults can participate in a variety of groups that build fundamental skill sets in areas that include work force development; employment readiness; computer skills and financial literacy.

Information & Referrals

Additionally, the Family Resource Center provides information and referrals for any family, individual or agency requesting assistance outside our service area, linking them to resources and services to meet their varied and special need. Examples include:

Mental health services
Basic needs resources (food pantries and shelters)
Utility assistance
Job training
Legal assistance
Substance abuse services 
Parenting resources
Recreational programs and more