Mental illness is shockingly common, affecting almost every American family — directly or indirectly. It can strike someone of any background. It can strike at any stage of life — from childhood to old age. No community is unaffected, no school or workplace untouched. Mental illness in America is more common than cancer, diabetes, or even heart disease. Nearly 60 million people — one in four adults and one in five children — have a mental illness that can be diagnosed and treated.
Children’s Center offers specialized outpatient mental health counseling and psychiatric services for children and adolescents. We believe that successful treatment occurs through the strength of the therapeutic alliance with the child and family. Our treatment approach concerns itself with solutions; it is both positive and non-judgmental. Our approach is collaborative in nature and focuses on family strengths. Our therapists work toward achieving positive outcomes identified by the family by building on those strengths.
We aim to always…
- Maintain the highest standards of care
- Support individual and family strengths
- Provide help at the earliest point possible
- Partner with other community providers
- Advocate and plan for the needs of children and families
We serve Clark County families from our center located at 13500 SE 7th Street in Vancouver, our Battle Ground Annex, and over 40 schools within the Battle Ground, Evergreen, La Center and Vancouver School Districts.
Fees & Insurance
Our fees may be covered by Medicaid, private insurance plans, and other public or private funding resources. We offer a sliding scale for families on limited income.
What to Expect
We believe in working closely with your child and family to create a safe place for healing. Give us a call — we’ll guide you through the rest.
Make an Appointment
Reaching out to get help is the first step to wellness. Call us to schedule and appointment.
Arrival and Check in
Please arrive 15 minutes early for your first visit to complete paperwork. Bring your insurance or Medicaid card. There is free parking on-site and we’re easily accessible by public transit.
Your first visit will be with one of our therapists who will meet with you and your child/youth. Interpreter services are available and covered by Medicaid but not private insurance.
a word from our clients
“They treat us with respect and kindness. No problem is too big or too small.”
– Children’s Center client
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Contact Us Today
Location: 13500 SE 7th Street
Vancouver, WA 98683 | Map
Telephone: (360) 699-2244
Fax: (360) 699-1900
Hours: M-F: 8am - 7pm
It is the policy of Children's Center that no person shall be subjected to discrimination in this agency. All aspects of program activities and services are administrated without regard to race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, marital status, physical disabilities, veteran status, or the presence of any physical, mental or sensory disability, which includes persons known to be HIV positive or have AIDS. Children's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.