Youth Health Services, Inc.

Serving youth and their families since 1978

Meeting the needs of children and families through excellence in child and adolescent mental health and educational childcare.


Family Center

Youth Health Services Elkins WV

The Home Ties Strengthening Families Center is open to all families in the area.  The Center is a warm and welcoming place,  accessible to the community where any family member with children up to age 18 can go, not only in times of need, but as a regular part of day-to-day life... CLICK FOR MORE

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Youth Health Service, Inc., is the leading provider in Elkins, WV and Randolph County in terms of quality childcare and behavioral health services. We pride ourselves on our friendly, trained staff and warm, inviting facilities. If you want to learn more about our facility and team, CLICK HERE

Our Facility

Youth Health Service is conveniently located in the middle of Elkins, WV, just off Harrison Avenue. We have numerous classrooms, offices and a spacious outdoor play area, as well as being located near many fun and educational field trip spots. To see pictures, CLICK HERE


YHS Receives Grant Funds

Youth Health Service Tucker County Team members are pictured showing new curriculum materials purchased through grant funds.  Pictured left to right:  Therapist Emily Medlock, Therapist and Team Leader Anne Farmer, and Family Service Specialist Samantha Mollohan.

Youth Health Service, Inc. is pleased to announce grant funds received for curriculum materials to benefit youth and youth programming in Tucker County through the McCann Family Fund of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia.  Funds, totaling over $5000, donated through a private donor through the Foundation have made it possible for Youth Health Service to purchase Peaceful Alternatives to Tough Situations (PATTS) and SOS Signs of Suicide.

PATTS is a researched, school-based aggression management program designed to help students increase conflict resolution skills, increase the ability to forgive transgressions, and reduce aggressive behaviors.  This program is geared toward students in 3rd through 5th grades and Middle through High School.  SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention Program is an evidenced-based, universal, school-based depression awareness and suicide prevention program designed for middle school or high school students.

These curriculum materials, shown in the photo below with the Tucker County Behavioral Health Team, will be used for implementing prevention and treatment programs for children and teens, as appropriate for age, throughout Tucker County.  Many thanks to the generosity of the private donor, to Mr. and Mrs. John P. McCann of the McCann Family Fund, and to The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia.

Youth Health Service, Inc. provides behavioral health services to youth and their families in six area counties; to learn more about YHS services in your area, browse our site or call 304.636.9450.  


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971 Harrison Avenue   |   Elkins, WV 26241   |   (304) 636-9450