Barrington Youth & Family Services (BYFS) is a community-based, non-profit social service agency, providing comprehensive individual, family, youth and couples counseling, youth outreach and prevention programming for Barrington area youth and their families.
BYFS provides counseling to children, families, couples, and adults in a safe and confidential environment. It is our goal to help our community through difficult life circumstances including: depression, anxiety, grief/loss issues, trauma, stress, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, and self-harm.
We recognize the significance of providing each person and family with emotional support as well as helping them develop tools to cope. BYFS conducts outreach and prevention programming on topics surrounding: peer mentorship, substance abuse, social skills development, and Latino services. We strongly believe that by helping children and families, we build the strength of our entire community.