Support. Care. Hope
YOU, Inc. is a leading behavioral health and education agency serving at-risk children, adolescents and families across Worcester County since 1972. For nearly 50 years, we have committed to our founding mission – to provide youth and families with opportunities to fulfill their potential, and build a brighter future.
In outpatient, residential, and home and community-based settings we deliver exceptional clinical services that address the broad spectrum of needs that youth and their caregivers may face. Our programs are a reflection of our commitment to wrap-around services, behavioral health care, and thoughtful care coordination. Our outcomes consistently exceed national averages.
Our mission to support healthy outcomes and bright futures for youth and families includes a commitment to comprehensive education and employment services. We believe that every student can succeed, and our programs support promising young people to complete high school and advance to higher education or vocational training that leads to self-sustaining employment.
We are here to help youth and families to heal, and flourish.
For more information about each of our service areas and specific programs, including contact and referral information, click below.
81 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01604
Central Referral Department
Providing youth and families with opportunities to fulfill their potential and build a brighter future.
Child and Family Services
We offer Behavioral Health Counseling in home and community settings, in our residential programs, and from outpatient clinics located in four key Central MA communities — Gardner, Southbridge, Milford and Worcester. Our highly trained clinicians can assist children, adolescents and families with a wide range of behavioral health issues, in both individual and group counseling sessions. Our masters and doctoral mental health clinicians are trained in multiple evidence-based practices.Learn More
Clinical and Behavioral Health
Our Behavioral Health Centers are located in four key Central MA communities — Gardner, Southbridge, Milford and Worcester — allowing us to offer outpatient behavioral health and care coordination support throughout most of Central Massachusetts. At each Center we support clients who are experiencing mental and behavioral health issues.Learn More
Our two Family Resource Centers (FRCs), located in Worcester and Southbridge, are part of a statewide network of community-based providers offering multi-cultural parenting programs, support groups, early childhood services, information and referral resources and education for families whose children range in age from birth to 18 years of age.Learn More
Education and Vocational Services
Our mission to promote healthy outcomes and bright futures for children and families has long included a fundamental commitment to education and employment services. Today, we specialize in college and career preparation for high school and transitional-age youth, including a strong occupational certification program.Learn More
Residential and Acute Care
We are proud of our long history of out-of-home expertise, and our commitment to what is best practice and appropriate for each child and each family. We offer an array of programs across different stages of childhood and adolescence, as well as support for teen mothers.Learn More