Youth and Family Counseling

Crossroad Runaway Program

Crossroad Runaway Program provides free, short-term counseling to youth in crisis and their families. Additional services offered through this program include: emergency, short-term shelter, education, referral and the availability of a 24-hour helpline.

County Served: Washington, Ozaukee and Waukesha
Population Served: Youth, ages 17 and under, and their families
Program Availability: Flexible. Call for more information or to make an appointment.
Referral Requirements: Self or professional referral
Fee: None

Support and Education for Youthful Offenders

Juvenile Detention Program

The Juvenile Detention Program is an eight-week, psycho-educational format that provides counseling, support, and opportunities for learning and personal growth to youth, who are currently being held at the Washington County Juvenile Secure Detention Facility. Pertinent topics and corresponding activities help youth to expand their awareness of self-care, social concerns, environmental issues and community resources. Youth also have access to a variety of counseling options and therapeutic intervention strategies.

County Served: Washington
Population Served: Youth currently held at the Washington County Juvenile Secure Detention Facility
Program Availability: Four-hour daily sessions, Monday through Friday, July through August
Referral Requirements: In-house, professional referral only
Fee: None

Juvenile Detention Support Group

Juvenile Detention Support Group is a skill-building process group, provided on a weekly basis, to youth who are being held in the Washington County Juvenile Secure Detention Facility. This interactive group combines group discussion with hands-on activities that teach essential life skills and promote personal health and well-being.

County Served: Washington
Population Served: Youth currently held at the Washington County Juvenile Secure Detention Facility
Program Availability: Weekly sessions, Monday evening, September through June
Referral Requirements: In-house, professional referral only
Fee: None

Locally, youth who are homeless, on the run, or just need some support are encouraged to call:

Crossroads Runaway Program ‐ Washington County (262) 338‐3555

Crossroads Runaway Program ‐ Waukesha County (262) 212‐8350