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Lynn Gardner

Youth and Family Services Manager

1112 S. Livermore Ave
Livermore, CA 94550
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(925) 371-4747
(925) 371-4995 fax
(925) 960-4104 TDD

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed on Holidays

Twenty sessions are provided, the first five at no cost. Thereafter, fees are based on a sliding scale.

Horizons Family Counseling

Horizons Family Counseling, a division of the Livermore Police Department, was originally developed in 1973 when the City Manager was awarded a grant for a Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Program.  Since its inception, Horizons has expanded to offer a variety of services to Tri-Valley families and their children, including family counseling, case management, and parent training.  Presently, the Alameda County Juvenile Probation Department provides approximately half of the funding for Horizons’ services.  The other major funding sources are the Cities of Livermore, Pleasanton, and Dublin.

Our Mission

To address the mental health needs and strengthen the relationships of youth and families in the Livermore and Tri-Valley area by providing effective, strength-based, counseling programs and services.  We partner with the City, community organizations, police, and school districts to provide innovative and exceptional service to help create solutions to the challenging problems facing families today.

Our Services

Horizons Family Counseling has been helping Tri-Valley families for over 40 years by offering a variety of programs and services.  Some of which include:
Family Counseling is available for Tri-Valley youth 18 and under and their families to help improve family relationships in times of stress.
Crisis Intervention is available for Tri-Valley youth and their families when dealing with issues of running away, truancy, and out-of-control behaviors.
Case Management is available for Tri-Valley youth and their families.
On-Site School Counseling is available at some Livermore and Dublin schools.
Livermore Police Department Diversion Counseling is available for Livermore youth who qualify following a first-time juvenile offense.
Parent Education through the Parent Project.

Upcoming Workshops

*Our Spanish Speaking Parent Project begins in March.  Please check out our Parent Project page for updates or call for details.
*Our next Prison Outreach Program visit to San Quentin will take place on June 11, 2016.  Click here for more details.