The mission of Center for Human Services is to strengthen the community through counseling, education, and support to children, youth, adults, and families.

2020 commemorates our serving the community for 50 years!

Our Programs and Services

Mental Health Counseling

Our Mental Health Programs provide person-centered mental health services to individuals and families at our clinics and schools. Learn more.

Family Support Centers

Our Family Support Centers provide a safe and fun place where all families benefit from diverse resources and learning opportunities while making community connections. Learn more.

Behavioral Health Integration

Behavioral Health Integrated (BHI) programs use a whole-person approach to provide patient care by locating our services in primary care clinics and schools. Learn more.

Substance Use Disorders Treatment

Our Substance Use Disorders (SUD) Department provides treatment to youth and adults in King and Snohomish Counties. Learn more.

Community-Based Intensive Services

Our Community-Based Intensive Services (CBIS) Department offers WISe/Wraparound programs and Infant & Early Childhood (IEC) programs in King and Snohomish Counties. Learn more.

Our Services are Proven to be Effective

Below are just a few of our outstanding outcomes from 2019

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of clients who received mental health services improved their mental stability/functioning

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of clients who received substance abuse treatment services reduced or stopped their alcohol, tobacco, or drug use.

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of Kaleidoscope Play & Learn participants increased their understanding of children development and what to expect from children at different ages.

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of youth in OST programming reported positive academic self-efficacy.

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of Positive Discipline participants reported an increased in their positive parent/child interactions and social connections.

Latest News

CHS Goes Virtual

Due to the pandemic, CHS is temporarily closed to the public starting this week until it is safe to re-open. We will continue to be operational during this difficult time, but we have moved to a remote working environment. Staff will be available to answer phones and...

Op-Ed: COVID-19 Outbreak peaks stress

The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is causing a lot of stress for people in our communities. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. Most people have been bombarded with information about how to protect themselves...

CHS Turns 50

CHS origins came from the founding of Creative Life Foundation in 1970 and Shoreline Youth Services in 1972. These two organizations merged in 1982 and changed the name to Center for Human Services. With humble beginnings of 2 ½ employees, CHS now employs 159 staff....

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I have learned to connect with my child before correcting his misbehavior.  This gives us time to calm down and discuss issues and solutions.

Positive Discipline Parenting Class Participant