Family Service & Guidance Center (FSGC) is dedicated to meeting the unique mental health needs of children and families and providing training opportunities for behavioral health professionals.
FSGC was established in 1904 to help Topeka flood victims. As the needs in our community have changed, so has our focus. Today, Family Service & Guidance Center’s experts work closely to provide carefully tailored direct clinical services, prevention education and outreach to over 14,000 children and adolescents living with anxiety, depression, ADHD and other mental health issues and their families from more than 40 Kansas counties each year. FSGC is a recognized leader in children's mental health, employing 260 staff members on a centralized three-building campus and a Crisis Resolution Program building.
Family Service & Guidance Center offers a broad range of services, including outpatient therapy; child and adolescent psychiatry; an anxiety treatment program; a therapeutic preschool for children ages 2-6 with severe emotional and behavioral problems; the Youth Development Program for school-age children and teens; crisis services available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; Families Supporting Recovery for adolescents dealing with mental illness and substance use issues; community-based services, including case management; Transitions to Adulthood Program for young adults with mental illness; and the popular Happy Bear abuse prevention program.