Serving the youth and families of
Colorado, Fayette, and Austin counties in Texas
The goal of STAR
Services is to provide timely and appropriate assistance to youth
and families, to reduce at-risk situations, to stabilize the family, and
Youth and/or parents may access services directly.
The STAR program gives
priority to strengthening the family and keeping it together.
|Short term family and individual
|Youth and parent skills groups|
|24 hour crisis intervention|
|Non-judgmental support for families in conflict|
|Identification and enhancement of family strengths|
|Assistance in coping with stress and problem solving|
|Parenting support and resources|
|Improved communication and solution building|
|Help with problem solving|
|Child abuse prevention services|
Activities for these services include the
Short Term Family and Individual Counseling
Counseling for youth ages newborn to 17 years and their families
focuses on resolving family conflict, truancy, juvenile delinquency,
and runaway issues.
Youth and Parent Skills
Topics include Problem Solving, Trust Building, Communication,
Assertiveness Training, and Parenting
Summer Experiential and Enrichment Programs
Youth learn team building skills, increase self-esteem, practice
social skills, and participate
Child Abuse Prevention Services
Providing child abuse prevention education to the community through
informational workshops, distribution of prevention information, and
promoting awareness of prevention issues.
E-mail for information
The STAR program is funded by the Texas Department of
Family and Protective Services for Austin,
Colorado, and Fayette Counties.