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Services to At-risk Youths (STAR)

Families in crisis need immediate help. Crises often involve a breakdown in family relationships and come in various forms:  family conflict, a child running away, delinquent youth behavior or problems at school.  Through the Services to At-risk Youths Program (STAR), DePelchin provides free counseling and education services to support families living in Harris, Fort Bend or Waller County.

The STAR Program includes:

Family Counseling

Short-term counseling offered at our offices

Skills-Based Training

Classes and groups for parents and youths over a range of topics, including positive parenting, anger management, social skills, truancy and delinquency

Child Abuse Prevention Services

Community presentations, fairs and events related to preventing child abuse

Who Qualifies?

A family must live in Harris, Fort Bend or Waller County and have a youth, age 18 or younger.  STAR services are of no cost.   

Contact Us

To find out more about STAR Services, call 713-664-3459 in Harris County or 281-261-1341 in Fort Bend/ Waller County.