The CHRIS 180 mission is to heal children, strengthen families and build community. We help children, adults and families who have experienced trauma change the direction of their lives to become more productive, self-sufficient members of the community. We do this through mental health counseling, training, providing safe housing and real-world skill building
CHRIS 180 is committed to collaboration, use of the best available science, evidence-based practices, and a trauma informed organizational culture, policies and practices which facilitates and supports resiliency, recovery and self sufficiency and that prevents trauma from occurring or reoccurring wherever possible.
CHRIS 180 Vision: High quality trauma informed behavioral health services and supports systems are available to all children, adults and families.
CHRIS 180 Values:
Creativity We are innovative agents of change identifying new solutions and approaches.
Honor We celebrate each person’s individuality and the gifts of diversity.
Respect We honor one another, treat each other with kindness and work together as a team.
Integrity We are transparent, trustworthy and accountable. Always.
Safety We create consistent environments free from danger in which people have the to grow and become the best they can be.
Since 1981 CHRIS 180 has been dedicated to healing and recovery for children, youth, adults and families and is a growing $18+ million organization with over 250 employees. CHRIS 180 services include: counseling for the community at large; school based mental health counseling; homes for abused, neglected foster children with emotional and behavioral problems who are in state custody; supportive housing for single and parenting young people, ages 17 – 24 who are homeless or aging out of foster care; in-home services and community programs that strengthen families; outreach, drop-in and community housing for older teens, young adults and young adult families; a community center; an adoption program for children in foster care; and, training for professionals, human service workers, educators, volunteers, individuals who work within the community, other organizations and children, youth and families. The goal for all services is to unlock the potential that resides in each person to help them become self sufficient, contributing adults who have the skills to navigate life’s challenges.
The CHRIS 180 mission is to heal children, strengthen families and build community. We help children, adults and families who have experienced trauma change the direction of their lives to become more productive, self-sufficient members…