Light and Shadow

Youths, Children & Families

START (Short-Term Assessment, Response and Treatment)

The Short Term, Assessment, Response, Treatment (START) Team provides confidential mental health crisis intervention services for children and teens. Formerly known as the Child and Youth Crisis Program.

FREE: Ages 6-18
No referral needed


Monday- Friday 9 am - 9pm
Saturday and Sundays 12pm - 9pm



Note: This site is a community-based volunteer mental health collaboration. All information on is for educational purposes only. For specific advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor, psychologist, or psychiatrist. 

For emergencies call 911.