Community Research Foundation: Douglas Young Youth and Family Services

Douglas Young Youth and Family Services (DYYFS) is a community-based outpatient mental health program providing a full range of services to seriously emotionally disturbed (SED) children, youth and their families in the Central and North Central regions of San Diego County. DYYFS utilizes the family systems and wraparound approach in providing comprehensive, strength-based and culturally and linguistically competent mental health services. Services are client and family-centered and focus on addressing the needs of the client and family while respecting and working within their cultural beliefs, supports, and norms.


Individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, school-based services, home-based services, case management, rehabilitation, crisis intervention, psychiatric services including evaluation, medication management services, integrated mental health and substance use treatment

Payment Options:

Medi-Cal, Healthy Families Insurance, Sliding scale



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