Mon- Thurs : 9 AM to 12 PM   &   1 PM to 4 PM     Friday: 9 AM to 3 PM

About Humboldt Family
Service Center

Counseling Services


HFSC is a non-profit community counseling agency offering individual, couple, child and family counseling. Special counseling services are provided for adolescents, and play therapy is available for the children. HFSC's therapeutic approach is very flexible, and is specifically designed to meet the needs and goals of each individual client. Some typical problems for which people seek counseling include marriage disharmony, adjustment to separation or divorce, single parenting, children's school problems, teenage adjustment, anxiety, depression, parent / child conflicts, and some crisis situations. HFSC offers a free walk-in clinic each Monday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Other Programs


• Family Violence Program

• Children of Divorce (COD)

• Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

• Substance Abuse Education



The staff includes licensed clinical social workers, clinical psychologists, marriage and family counselors, master's degree level therapists, and qualified student interns. Both male and female couselors are available, trained and experienced in the counseling of children and adolescents as well as adults.


Hours and Location


Hours and Location


Business office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday. Appointments can be made during this time by phone or in person. HFSC also recognizes the community need for evening appointments, and therefore offers counseling services in the evening, as well as during the daytime.





HFSC's fees are on a sliding scale, based on the client's income and the number of dependents. The sliding scale enables Humboldt Family Service Center to offer services on a basis which is affordable to most local area residents. HFSC is also able to accept many health insurance plans for those who have coverage.


Community Services


HFSC staff is available to talk with community groups and organizations to describe services in detail. Speaking engagements and presentations can be arranged by contacting HFSC directly.


Service to Children
and Families


Humboldt Family Service Center is a private non-profit agency that has provided counseling services to Humboldt County residents since 1971. It is structured after the Family Service Association of America, which is an organization of counseling agencies committed to providing low cost counseling with an emphasis on service to children and families.