535 Marmion Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44502
284 Broadway Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44504
Burdman Group and Family Service Agency have consolidated into the newly named “Compass Family & Community Services” effective July 1, 2011. Together we will maintain the rich history of our combined 142 years of service. We will continue to provide quality, family and person-centered services that are efficient and effective.
While the names of our agencies have changed, the programs/services and the people will remain the same. Our newly consolidated agency is committed to serving our community. The consolidation was mission driven and designed to better meet the needs of those we serve.
Program Descriptions and Contact Information:
Daybreak is a ten-bed residential crisis shelter for youth 12 to 18 years of age serving Mahoning, Trumbull and ColumbianaCounties. The only shelter serving these counties, and one of only 11 shelters in the state of Ohio. 2611 Homestead Avenue, Youngstown
CONTACT: Jan Baharis - 330-782-2399
Sojourner House Domestic Violence Services provides a comprehensive program of crisis intervention, counseling, judicial advocacy and shelter for victims of domestic violence in MahoningCounty.
CONTACT: Malinda Gavins - 330-747-4040 or 866-436-6269
Behavioral Health Residential Services provide affordable, high quality housing to individuals with serious psychological or mental disabilities. COMPASS operates a total of six (6) behavioral health facilities.
CONTACT: Tom Arens - 330-743-9275
Four (4) located in MahoningCounty:
- The Doris Burdman Home’s (DBH) provides a safe, supervised, supportive environment where individuals work toward achieving specific personal goals through intensive collaboration with community treatment providers. DBH serves persons from MahoningCounty who require an intermediate length of stay in a supervised but non-clinical setting; and who need to accomplish specific goals in order to move to a less supervised environment. These persons must enter the facility voluntarily, must be medically stable; and must not present a significant risk to self/others.
- Gardenview Apartments is a 15-unit, dormitory-style apartment complex located on the grounds of the Doris Burdman Home designed to provide safe, affordable, and acceptable housing to individuals experiencing the disabling effects of a serious mental or psychological problem. Tenants have access to staff for medication monitoring and emergencies, if needed.
- Veritas House is a 15-unit, dormitory-style apartment complex designed to provide safe, affordable, and acceptable housing to individuals experiencing the disabling effects of a serious mental or psychological problem. It is supervised 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week by Burdman Group staff.
- Maplewood Manor offers 20 efficiency apartments designed to provide safe, affordable, and acceptable housing to individuals experiencing the disabling effects of a serious mental or psychological problem. Individuals must be capable of living independently and safely without supervision.
CENTER FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & FINANCIAL STABLITY
These services are designed to maximize employability skills and access community employment for individuals with disabilities and individuals with socio-economic challenges as well as to assist low wage earning individuals retain employment and assist in career ladder opportunities.
CONTACT: Diane DeJulio - 330-480-4384
Family Financial Education Services provides residents of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties: financial/credit counseling, education, pre and post bankruptcy counseling, help in resolving credit, debt and housing issues (mortgage and rentals), first time homebuyer workshops and various community education programs.
CONTACT: Danielle Lazor – 330-782-5664
The Rape Crisis and Counseling Center provides crisis counseling for victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes and their significant others at hospital emergency rooms Short-term counseling, group support, a 24-hour telephone crisis line, criminal justice support and advocacy, community education for residents or victims seeking help are among the other services provided residents of Mahoning County. (The only comprehensive rape crisis services in MahoningCounty).
CONTACT: Lynn Bilal - 330-782-5664 or 24-Hour Crisis Line - 330-782-3936
Guardianship Program provides assessment services and guardianship for MahoningCounty adults, 55 or older, considered being at risk for neglect, abuse or exploitation. (The only guardianship program in MahoningCounty).
CONTACT: Ray Gnipp – 330-782-5664
Ryan White provides supportive services, information, referral and linkage to community services to persons in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Jefferson counties diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. These services are the only of its kind in a four county area.
CONTACT: Barbara Yates – 330-782-5664
Counseling Services provides: family, group, individual, marital counseling, and community support services to persons in Mahoning, Trumbull, & Columbiana Counties with problems in family and marriage relationships, school, personality adjustment, unmarried parenthood, mental health issues, domestic violence and other life crises. The goal is to create a therapeutic relationship with a licensed mental health professional within which a person can achieve insight and change in areas of their lives with which they are dissatisfied. Psychiatric services are also available.
CONTACT: Michele Vrable – 330-782-5664
Behavioral Health Case Management Services provides a system of support and assistance to individuals with serious mental health disorders in order to help them to achieve an optimum quality of life.
CONTACT: Barbara Yates – 330-782-5664
Compass Family & Community Services is a contract agency of the Mahoning County Mental Health Board, a member of the Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Service Providers, and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and The Council on Accreditation and Certified and Licensed by the Ohio Department of Mental Health, Certified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Justice.