SJC CARES is a network of services and supports that identify and meet the needs of children, youth and families so that they define and reach their potential. We envision a connected and compassionate St. Joseph County where children, youth and families thrive.



To help all children, youth and families navigate available mental health and social service programs in St. Joseph County.



System of Care Core Values, embraced by our members, include: 

1. Family Driven

2. Youth Guided 

3. Culturally & Linguistically Competent 

4. Individualized & Community Based 

5. Evidence Based