Family Advocacy, Support, and Training (FAST) Services


The Goal of the Family Advocacy, Support, and Training (FAST) program is to develop a statewide parent and youth support network that will empower families to participate in the planning, management, and evaluation of their child’s treatment and services needs.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Child must be 5 to 18 years of age or transition to adulthood up to the age of 22
  2. Legal guardian agrees to participate
  3. Child has a Primary Mental Health (DSM-IV Axis I) emotional and/or behavioral diagnosis
  4. And at least one of the following:
  • Child’s level of disability require multi-agency intervention to improve conditions (services from at least two or more child-serving systems; one must be a Mental Health)
  • Child has received Mental Health/Behavioral Health services for at least a year or these services are expected to last for more than a year

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