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Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) of America is a leading national nonprofit organization providing a full continuum of services for youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Founded in 1984, SAFY provides nationally-recognized family and children services in 28 offices across eight states including Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas and Nevada.

Offering a broad range of programming from early intervention and prevention and home-based or community- based interventions to out-of-home placements, and reunification and aftercare services for more than 9,098 difficult-to-place dependent children and children at risk, SAFY’s comprehensive services include treatment foster care, adoption, emergency and runaway services, mental health services, in-home services, independent living, developmental disabilities services, juvenile offender programs, aftercare, special medical services and teen parent programs.

Our behavioral health services include:

•  Diagnostic and Assessment Services

•  Individual and Group Counseling

•  Family Counseling

•  ADHD/Learning Disorder Counseling

•  Parenting Skills Training

•  Educational Workshops and In-Services

•  Play Therapy

•  Intensive Home Based Treatment

•  School-Based Therapy

•  Case Management Services



Toll Free: 877-822-0556


658 West Market Street, Suite 101

Lima, OH  45801



+ We Care Crisis Center

Family Resource Center


Coleman Health Services

Auglaize We Care Center

Hardin We Care Center




If you are in crisis call 1-800-567-HOPE (4673) or text 741 741.

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