Youth Services

Youth Services offer teens and their families many ways to sort out different problems they're facing. We provide counseling and support to help you overcome immediate struggles and help you create a plan for long term success. Our number one goal is to ensure you stay safe and well.

Do you need help now? Call or stop by 24-hours a day, 7 days a week to get started.

Worried about getting to us? Don't! We'll come to you. Youth Services Counselors offer services in schools, community centers, and other places throughout our communities. Let us know what works best for you!

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800-442-7315 (toll-free)
231-480-0292 (text M-F 11am-3pm)

3785 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684 (email) 

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Third Level is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call or stop by anytime to talk with us!

Our Youth Services:

mark-3-1470159Pete's Place

Pete's Place is a voluntary, safe shelter in Traverse City for all youth ages 12 through 17. Attached to but separate from the Goodwill Inn, Pete's Place gives you somewhere to stay when it's too hard to be home. Click here to learn more.

Youth Outreach & Support

Third Level provides outreach & supportive services to youth, ages 12-20, and their families. We offer free counseling, referrals to community resources, and more. Click here for more info.

Host Homes

Host Homes provides a safe place for youth to call their own, and guidance for those willing and able to host a youth in their homes long-term. Click here to learn more.

Get Help Now

Help is available for many challenges you may be facing. Click here to learn more about resources at CFS, Third Level, and through our community partners.


The Transitional Living Program (TLP) helps youth learn independent living skills that can be used to navigate the adult world in which we live. Click here to learn more.

Text Third Level

Text Third Level provides crisis and suicide prevention services via text Monday-Friday from 11am-3pm by texting (231) 480-0292. Click here to learn more.

24/7 Crisis Services

Crisis Services are available to people of all ages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone or in-person. If you need someone to talk with, call us anytime (231) 922-4800 or (800) 442-7315. Click here to learn more.