Youth & Family Services Counseling

Youth and Family Services (YFS) adheres to the following procedures and practices to ensure staff and client safety. They may be revised as new direction and information is received.

For more information, please contact Youth and Family Services at 510-574-2100.


Client appointments: All client in-person appointments held at the YFS clinic will be scheduled.  We will continue to use measures to prevent community spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), which includes health screening questions, face masks, physical distancing, and use of hand washing disinfectants. If our clients or family members report any symptoms of illness, we will encourage them to seek consultation with a medical provider.

Crisis appointments: Our crisis counselors will be on duty Monday through Friday available to respond to family relationship crisis referrals from Fremont or Newark Police Departments.    

Substance Use Disorder (SUD:  New clients needing a telephone screening appointment can call 510-790-6940 for SUD services at YFS.

For more information on the COVID-19 preventative measures happening citywide, and other helpful resources, please view the City’s Coronavirus webpage 

All information provided is subject to change.