The Arlington Youth Counseling Center (AYCC), a division of Arlington Health and Human Services, is a community-based and DPH-licensed mental health center serving Arlington youth (ages 3-21) and their families. AYCC is the leading provider of outpatient and school based child and adolescent mental health services in Arlington. AYCC is also one of the only providers in the area that accepts youth with public health insurance, and is committed to ensuring that all community youth and families have access to necessary mental health services, regardless of their ability to pay. In addition to mental health services, AYCC oversees First Step- a support group for victims and survivors of domestic violence, and offers community resource supports and case management services to Arlington residents (under the age of 60) experiencing basic life needs.
Through local grants and other fundraising initiatives, AYCC also provides case management services to residents with basic resource needs (housing, food, fuel assistance, health insurance coverage etc.), and offers support groups to identified at-risk populations, including survivors of domestic violence, substance-involved youth, and youth on the autism spectrum.
Arlington Youth Counseling Center is committed to promoting and supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of all Arlington’s youth and families, regardless of ability to pay.