Department of Health Youth and Family Services Program
The Town of Belmont Department of Health Youth and Family Services Program provides free and confidential mental health services to residents of Belmont, specializing in children, adolescents and families. These programs aim to support and educate families by providing both crisis intervention and on-going assistance. The Youth and Family Services Program provides child and adolescent counseling, educates parents about the needs of their children, supports parents, locates community resources and works with the schools and community to develop and coordinate services.
September thru June
Appointments scheduled as necessary
Janet Amdur LICSW, EdM
Telephone: (617) 993-2729
Fax: (617) 993-2721
Information and Referrals
Helps families and individuals to identify and address their needs.
Locates school and community resources available for a wide range of issues.
Connects families to these services and programs in the community.
Referrals to private mental health services provided based on clinical assessment.
Works with local community groups to provide funding to families in financial crisis.
Helps families learn about budgeting and bill paying.
Provides information about state, federal and local social service programs available to support families with a variety
of financial, mental health, physical disability and educational concerns.
Directs individuals and families to the proper programs to meet their needs.
Counseling and Supportive Services
Free and confidential crisis intervention and counseling provided to elementary, middle and high school students.
Assessments provided to determine issues, needs and treatment necessary.
Assistance to parents to learn about and better understand their children’s needs and how to meet those needs.
Case management services to help families navigate the many systems in which they are involved.