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Tykes & Teens, Inc. is one the leading providers of evidence-based behavioral health services for children and adolescents since 1996. We began services in Martin County to ensure all children have access to high-quality care, regardless of financial status. Now serving St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee counties, we empower youth through innovative programs and strong community partnerships.

Joint Commission Accreditation
Accreditation of Health Care Organizations

We Believe Mental Health Matters

At Tykes & Teens, we prioritize accessible, high-quality behavioral health services to help prevent tragedies. Our programs build a resilient community, helping children recover from trauma, improve self-esteem, and manage anxiety and depression. We passionately advocate for mental health awareness to eliminate stigma and shame.

  • Accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.
  • Licensed by the Florida Department of Children and Families, and meets or exceeds all federal, state, county, and local laws and regulations.
  • We accept most insurance, private payments, and Medicaid.
  • We administer a sliding fee scale for those in need, when necessary.
    Call us at (772) 220-3439 and one of our intake specialists will review insurance coverage and determine eligibility for the sliding scale.
  • As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, we also provide over $750,000 in unreimbursed services to the communities we serve each year.

Programs and Services

Tykes & Teens provides affordable, quality behavioral health services to children on the Treasure Coast. We provide in-person services at our offices in Stuart, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound and Port St. Lucie, and Vero Beach, as well as childcare centers, schools and in homes.

Clinicians, Therapists and Leadership

Our team includes passionate, highly experienced and mission-focused professionals from the communities we serve. Our counseling services are provided by master’s level or higher, licensed or license eligible, clinicians who receive ongoing training, support and supervision above and beyond what is required by licensure, accreditation and our evidenced-based programming.

Telehealth Care

Tykes & Teens is one of the largest providers of virtual telehealth services for children’s mental health on the Treasure Coast. Our therapists were the first to serve our clients when confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic in March of 2020. Our quick pivoting and introduction of virtual care was critical in effectively helping children and families throughout our community.


Through Collaboration

Tykes & Teens has earned a reputation for successful collaboration with community partners and other non-profit organizations, including working with more than 25 organizations and schools throughout the Treasure Coast.  Our reputation for successful collaboration helps us leverage funding and support the most children in need.  We are a trusted community partner with the Children Services Council in St. Lucie and Martin counties, South Florida Behavioral Health Network, Healthy Families Florida, Indian River County Hospital District, Children’s Services Advisory Committee, United Way throughout the Treasure Coast, Boys & Girls Clubs, John’s Island Community Service League, Grand Harbor Community Outreach Program, Mental Health Collaborative of Indian River, Mental Health Association, Cleveland Clinic, Community Foundation of Martin – St. Lucie County, Community Foundation of Indian River, Community Foundation of Palm Beach & Martin, Impact 100 in Martin and Indian River Counties, and more.

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