Atchison Academy is a comprehensive academic and mental health program made possible by Atchison Public Schools USD 409 and The Guidance Center. In this program, students requiring specialized mental health services and special education services can continue their education in a supportive environment while having their emotional needs addressed.
John Dewey Learning Academy is a comprehensive academic and mental health program for students in Jefferson County and USD 377. In this program, students requiring specialized mental health services and special education services can continue their education in a supportive environment while having their emotional needs addressed.
Teens Achieving, Reaching, Growing, Exploring and Transitioning (TARGET) is a psychosocial program available for high school age clients in Atchison and Leavenworth counties. This program works in conjuction with local high schools to assist teens with learning and practicing the life skills needed to transition successfully to adulthood.
Multi-disciplinary Child Protection Teams
Multi-Disciplinary Child Protection Team (MDCPT) In Atchison and Leavenworth counties, TGC representatives are appointed to the local Multi-Disciplinary Child Protection Teams to take part in coordinating services for parents and their children who are experiencing challenges at home, in school and in the community. MDCPT Referral Form
Early Childhood Program
The Early Childhood Program at TGC focuses on children from ages 3-7 who are experiencing behavioral or emotional issues that interfere with their relationships within family, social or educational settings. Our goal is to provide appropriate intervention at a young age so that each child can be successful at home, school and community.A part of this program, Serving Tykes At Risk (STAR) focuses on children who have not yet entered kindergarten (ages 3-5) to address and respond to behavioral concerns before a child is placed in a formal school setting.
The Supported Employment program is designed especially for individuals requiring specialized services in order to maintain successful community living. In this program, individuals are supported in their search for employment and receive training to further develop their job skills. Potential candidates receive assistance during the hiring process, orientation, and training. Supported Employment services are available at no cost to clients.