We are a private mental health agency offering a comprehensive array of mental health services to adults, children, adolescents and their families. We strive to meet the needs of our clients by providing quality mental health care through unique and innovative programs. All clinical services are provided by experienced and licensed professionals and are adapted to meet the unique needs of each child and family. VCC adheres to a resiliency-based model that is based on developing each client's strengths, needs and support system. 

Our primary programs, the Sexual Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Program and Trauma Recovery Program for Youth and Families provide pioneering services and are one of the leaders in Florida in the provision of services for children and adolescents.  Our staff have successfully evaluated and treated thousands of children and adolescents directly related to sexual abuse, sexual behavior problems and psychological trauma. Our goal and services aim to help youth transcend the trauma of early childhood abuse, learn appropriate behavior and pursue safe, healthy and meaningful lives.

We are a current mental health provider or referral agency for a number of agencies including:

Partnership for Strong Families
Dept. of Children and Families
Dept. of Juvenile Justice
Guardian ad Litem Program
Alachua County Sheriffs Office 
    - Victim's Services
Public Defenders Office
Child Advocacy Center
Office of Victim Services
The University of Florida
UF Health
Childnet Inc.
Kids Central Inc.
Child Protection Team
Children's Home Society
Gainesville Police Department
Devereux Florida
Office of the State Attorney
Families First Network
Jewish Family Services
Community Based Care
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Inc.
Community Foundation for North Central Florida
(352)373-8189                          Strengthening Children and Families Since 2001
The Village Counseling Center (VCC) in Gainesville, Florida currently provides assistance in over 16 counties in North Florida including Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy, Suwannee and Duval County. We offer a variety of specialized mental health services including therapy, assessments, parent education classes, training and clinical consultation.  We accept private referrals as well as clients through various contracts with many agencies including the Department of Children and Families, Department of Juvenile Justice and Partnership for Strong Families.  We are one of the premier agencies in North Florida for treating children, adolescents and young adults for issues related to sexual abuse, trauma and adoption counseling with specialized services for both victims and family members. 
"It takes a village to raise a child."
-African Proverb


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