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Children's Therapeutic Services

From the Laura's House Therapeutic Preschool

Opened in 1997, our program provides a safe and nurturing environment for children in crisis while they receive the following services:

  • Clinical assessments
  • "Building Blocks" preschool
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Art therapy
  • Play therapy
  • "Kids Club" after school programs


"Building Blocks" pre-school is available for children ages 2 to 5 years who are living in the Emergency Shelter and Step Ahead.

  • Painting - Age 5

    Age 5:

    "I am walking in the middle of the night looking for my Dad."

  • Crayon - Age 5

    Age 5:

    "This is me at my old house. I am sleeping and then I leave & come here."

  • Story Tree painting - Age 6

    Story Tree - Age 6:

    "I am this tree, a rainbow tree. I am different. It is pretty. My tree keeps me safe."

  • Finger painting - Age 4

    Age 4:

    "I get scared when my daddy is mad."

  • I Wish painting - Age 13

    I Wish - Age 13:

    "I am in the middle of the ocean but I feel safe because others are protecting me. That is what I wish."

  • Painting - Age 8

    Age: 8

  • Signs of Abuse
  • How to Help a Friend
  • Safety Planning