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Please note that Edgewood does not have a formal housing program in the San Mateo County region.

What is this program?

Edgewood’s services for Transition Age Youth (TAY) program addresses the needs of high risk youth and their families in San Mateo. The program is dedicated to youth ages 17-25 with severe mental health needs who are transitioning into adulthood.

Nearly all of our youth are affected by complex trauma. To treat these complex needs, we use a multifaceted approach to help children, youth, and their families achieve independence, stability, and wellness.

What services do you offer?

The Transition Age Youth (TAY) program offers a wide range of services to best address the needs of young people struggling with mental health. These services include:

  • Age-specific groups and activities
  • Case Coordination
  • Crisis Response
  • Educational/Vocational Support
  • Financial Support
  • Linkage to resources
  • Medication Evaluation and Monitoring
  • Mental Health Assessments and Therapy
  • Peer to Peer Support
  • Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS)

Our services include comprehensive mental health treatment, case coordination, skills training, and 24/7 crisis support.

Who is this for?

Our Transition Age Youth (TAY) program is for young people ages 17-25 with severe mental health needs who are transitioning into adulthood. Youth are typically referred to the program for symptoms of severe mental illness that have negatively affected their life. Youth served by the program are at risk for removal from their school or home, hospitalization, or have irreconcilable differences with their existing support system.

More information

For more information, please contact:

Behavioral Health Director
Cara Prehn, LCSW
CaraP@edgewood.org