Local Agency, Youth & Family Counseling is offering free individual, couples, family and group counseling for anyone who has served in the Military. We are rolling out our new BRAVEST FIRST program effective immediately.

The fact about Mental Illness and substance abuse with regards to our veterans is astounding. Our Veterans are identified as a group at a higher rate of suicde than the national rate.

In the acive military, the army reports sending over 24,000 soldiers for substane abuse counseling in 2011 and more than 1.3 million veterans have received specialized mental health treatment.

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All reports indicate there are services but not enough. We know waiting lists and financial issues are barriers to treatment.

We are proud to help those who have done so much for us. If you or anyone you know could benefit from our services and has served our country, please give us a call.

Youth & Family Counseling has been serving the community for nearly 100 years. We have been available to help many struggling regardless of the ability to pay. Our mission is to continue to help.

Please call about Free Counseling services for ALL MILITARY AND THEIR FAMILIES.


To learn more about this program contact:

Carol M. Pedro MA, LPC Executive Directo

Youth & Family Counseling Service

233 Prospect St.

Westfield, NJ 07090

(908) 233-2042