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In case of a medical emergency, psychiatric crisis, or if you are at risk of harming yourself or others, CALL 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.

If you need to reach us immediately, call us at 888-629-3471.
Licensed mental health professionals are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you or your loved one.

Office Hours

Our Intake Clinicians are available to take your call Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST.


To make a referral or send us clinical information to review after hours, please send the information to our intake fax line at 219-766-0007. Information sent to our intake fax line is confidential and secure. If you’ve recently referred a patient to us, please take a moment to complete our referral source survey.

To schedule a no-cost assessment or for more information, please call 888-629-3471 or use the form below. Walk-ins are welcome, and appointments can also be made. We respect your privacy and hold all information discussed in the strictest confidence.

This form is for general questions about Midwest Center for Youth & Families services, programs and admissions and IS MONITORED DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS ONLY. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, DO NOT use this form.

The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission

Midwest Center for Youth & Families is dedicated to providing the highest level of quality care to our patients. The Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval on our website shows that we have demonstrated compliance to the most stringent standards of performance, and we take pride in our accreditation.

The Joint Commission standards deal with organization quality, safety-of-care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. If you have concerns about your care, we would like to hear from you. You may contact us at 888-629-3471.

If you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed adequately, you may contact The Joint Commission at: Division of Accreditation Operations, Office of Quality Monitoring, The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, Telephone: 800-994-6610

Midwest Center for Youth & Families

Midwest Center for Youth & Families, 1012 West Indiana Street, Kouts, IN 46347

South Shore Academy

South Shore Academy, 2301 Cumberland Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Additional Fax Information

Fax: 219-766-2704
HR fax: 219-766-3190
Intake fax: 219-766-0007