Group Home conversion to Short Term Residential Treatment Program (STRTP) status is pending in California.

Fresno Youth Care Homes, Inc. (FYCH) is a non-profit corporation with nearly twenty years experience elevating the significance of building relationships and improving the mental health and quality of life for at-risk youth and non-minor dependents using culturally relevant, trauma-informed and age/developmentally appropriate methods.  FYCH operates two (2) CARF accredited facilities licensed by Community Care Licensing to provide children residential care services 24 hours/7 days a week here in Fresno County. FYCH will provide short-term, specialized, and intensive treatment to youth placed in our care.  

 FYCH works collaboratively with the youth and county placement agencies to identify and address each youth’s needs and services. Every effort is made to build a bridge for each youth to transition to a successful life after discharge (i.e., reunification, relative placement, foster placement, adoption, AB12/transitional living, etc.)  FYCH Clinicians, Case Managers, LVN, Psychiatrist and Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist to provide the following services:  

  • Mental Health Assessment
  • Therapy
  • Case management
  • Crisis intervention
  • Collateral
  • Plan Development
  • Medication Support Services 
  • Rehabilitation
  • ICC services 


Specialty Mental Health Services will be available to youth, according to the youth’s needs as indicated on the youth’s Plan of Care.  These services are currently being provided through Medi-cal County Contracted providers or presumptive transfer.


Residential care and supervision rates are set by the California Department of Social Services Foster Care Rates Bureau and payment is received through the placement county Department of Social Services.