Looking Glass Community Services offers a range of programs and services that may be creatively combined to serve children, teenagers, adults, and families. Our highly qualified mental health professionals evaluate each young person's needs and recommend programs and resources to help.
Looking Glass provides comprehensive counseling services to Lane County children, teens, and adults. Specialized treatment programs help youth dealing with abuse, delinquency, addiction, and mental health issues.
Outpatient mental health treatment helps children, youth, adults, and families who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. Services are provided at locations throughout Lane County.
Outpatient substance abuse treatment is provided for youth ages 11-21, and their families. We take an individualized, strength-based, solution-focused approach to help clients and families meet their unique goals.
The Crisis Response team provides 24-hour, 7-day-a-week crisis response including deployment of trained specialists into the community for crisis intervention.
Runaway and Homeless Services
Runaway and homeless youth living in perilous situations can find safety and assistance through emergency shelter and crisis counseling. These services help youth get their lives back on track and provide the chance to reunite with their families.
Emergency shelter, family reconciliation, wraparound supports, and 24-hour crisis hotline are provided for runaway and homeless youth, ages 11-17. Project Safe Place offers youth safe locations to go when they feel afraid or have run away from home. Our Rural Program offers basic needs, case management, shelter, education, counseling, and other services to youth, ages 11-17, who live in rural areas of South Lane County.
Transitional and independent living services are provided for homeless youth, ages 16-21. The drop-in center offers youth food, clothing, showers, and other basic needs such as internet and job search materials. Street outreach offers homeless youth information and referrals, advocacy, and support. Counseling and medical services are also available. Education is offered through New Roads School for homeless youth.
Education and Vocational Services
Looking Glass’ highly-trained staff of educators provide a variety of educational opportunities for teens who are homeless, have behavioral health issues, and for whom traditional education is inadequate for their needs.
This licensed alternative school offers academic courses and vocational training for out-ofschool youth, ages 11-21. The program includes the Independent Living Program for children in foster care and the Lane Metro Youth Corp, and employment, training, and education program for young adults.
This registered alternative school offers academic services in a therapeutic environment for middle and high school aged youth with emotional, neurological, and/or behavioral issues. Highly trained and professional staff offer expertise in mental health treatment, special education, and counseling.
The New Roads School is an alternative educational program for middle and high school students ages, 11-21, who are runaways, homeless, or at-risk. Students are able to earn transferable school credits or prepare for GEDs.
Looking Glass provides comprehensive residential and outpatient treatment services to teens. Specialized programs help youth dealing with abuse, delinquency, addiction, and mental health issues.
Residential mental health, alcohol and drug treatment is provided for female juvenile offenders, ages 12-18. This program combines therapy with 24-hour supervised group living in order for youth to learn new skills and behaviors appropriate to the recovery process and their individual treatment plans.
Residential and continuing care drug and alcohol treatment is provided for male juvenile offenders, ages 12-18. This program combines therapy with 24-hour supervised group living in order for youth to learn new skills and behaviors appropriate to the recovery process and their individual treatment plans.
This program provides psychiatric residential mental health services, including substance abuse treatment, for youth, ages 11-18, with chronic and severe behavioral health problems. The program provides 24-hour group living combined with clinical treatment in a therapeutic setting.
Residential services are provided for juvenile offenders between the ages of 12-25. The program provides skill-based groups, individual therapy, and individual counseling with 24-hour supervision from residential counselors. This shorter term stay prepares youth to move on to longer term treatment facilities, independent living, or back into the community.
Stepping Stone is a community based residential treatment program for boys ages 12 to 18 who demonstrate a persistent pattern of criminal behavior. Stepping Stone clients typically have a history of family conflict, problems with delinquency, substance abuse, and poor school performance.
New Shelter Program
Coming Soon!! Looking Glass Community Services in partnership with the State of Oregon’s Department of Human Services and Lane County is excited to announce the opening of a new shelter program for youth. We are now hiring for all program positions in an effort to begin this important service in our community as soon as possible. Please visit our website at www.lookingglass.us for employment opportunities.
The Looking Glass Shelter is a community-based treatment shelter for males and females, ages 12 – 18. While sheltered, youth will receive behavioral rehabilitation services including individual, family, and group counseling. Lengths of stay will be individualized and based on youth and family need. The shelter will open with a capacity of 14 and with potential to grow that capacity to 21 youth/night.