Our Staff at Work!

Check out ouf staff at the 2013 Summer Camp!

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2013 Golf Outting

Check out some of the pictures from this year's Fall Golf Classic. Click here for pictures!


Genesis Youth Crisis Center, Inc. operates two programs dedicated to serving youth in crisis. Both short-term emergency residential shelters provide a therapeutic environment comprised of supportive counseling, group interaction, life skills, and behavior management.

*The Genesis Youth Center is a fifteen bed facility serving youth from the ages of ten to seventeen.

*The Alta Vista Children’s Shelter is an ten bed facility designed for children from ages six to fourteen. Alta Vista is the only emergency shelter in West Virginia licensed to accept children as young as six.


  • Secure facility with 24 hour line of sight sight supervision
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Comprehensive Assessment and Planning System (CAPS) including:
    • child and family assessment
    • psychological evaluation
    • case management
    • behavior monitoring
    • family support
  • On-staff RN and LPN, providing 24 hour care
  • Staff qualified as Approved Medication Administrative Personnel (AMAP)
  • Staff trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI)
  • Staff certified in CPR/First Aid
  • Supportive Counseling
  • Progressive educational program administered in partnership with the Harrison County Board of Education
  • Supervised visitation