Our Affiliates

Providing a safety net of services for vulnerable children and families

Applewood is a private, non-profit agency providing mental health services, social services and education to children, adolescents and families living in Cuyahoga and Lorain counties. Dedicated to addressing a variety of behavioral, emotional and learning problems, Applewood provides a continuum of care from outpatient counseling to residential treatment.

Jennifer Blumhagen Yarham, LISW-S Executive Director
blumhagenj@wingspancg.org www.applewoodcenters.org
Applewood Services
Bellefaire JCB
Strengthening children. Strengthening families. Strengthening the community.

Bellefaire is among the nation’s largest, most experienced child service agencies, providing a variety of behavioral health, substance abuse, education and prevention services. Each year, Bellefaire helps more than 43,000 youth and their families achieve resiliency, dignity and self-sufficiency through more than 25 programs.

Jeffrey A. Lox, LISW-S, ACSW Executive Director
loxj@bellefairejcb.org www.bellefairejcb.org
Bellefaire JCB Services
Hope for a New Tomorrow
Bluestone Child and Adolescent Psychiatirc Hospital is Northeast Ohio’s first psychiatric unit designed to ensure a superior clinical and physical environment for youth in crisis. The 12-bed facility, built with a wide range of safety features, is supported by an equally impressive team of professionals who understand that long-term success of the youth served is the number one priority. From intake to discharge, Bluestone’s staff of licensed behavioral health professionals will be by your side to help decrease the likelihood of relapse and to increase the odds of long-term stability and wellness.


Pam Budak, LISW-S
Executive Director

Helping individuals with autism achieve greater independence through social, educational and vocational programming

A nonprofit agency dedicated to ensuring that individuals with autism lead healthy, enriched lives, Lifeworks delivers evidence-based clinical and supported living services to youth and adults. Our highly trained team of professionals fosters a supportive environment not only for our clients, but also for each other as they strive to make each day better for those we serve.

Carl Brass, LPCC-S Executive Director
Lifeworks Services