Office-Based Counseling

Office-Based Counseling provides counseling services to individuals, families, and couples in Erie County. Counseling services are provided to those individuals and families expressing a variety of concerns including marital difficulties, parenting concerns, family problems, and individual adjustment issues.

Eligibility Criteria

Any individual, family or couple residing in Erie County is eligible for an intake appointment. Services are usually brief, lasting up to 12 sessions. Referrals may be made to other community resources if presenting needs go beyond the scope or intensity of our counseling.

Fees for services are charged in accordance with a sliding fee scale. Family Services is a provider for some third party insurance benefits. Individuals should contact their insurance company prior to counseling to determine eligibility. Office-Based Counseling is funded largely by the United Way of Erie County.

Every attempt is made to provide services in a timely fashion. Requests for particular time slots or evening appointments may require being placed on the agency’s waiting list.