Founded in 1973, Mountain Youth Resources is a private, nonprofit service agency designed and organized to provide specialized services to address the needs of troubled children, youths and their families. It provides individualized care and treatment. The agency offers post-adoption support and in-home service programs. Mountain Youth Resources offers a permanent housing resource for persons who are homeless with disabilities. Professional counselors, social workers and certified specialists are on its staff to provide assessments and individual, group and family therapies. In addition, Mountain Youth Resources provides mental health, enhanced and substance abuse services. The agency is located in Sylva, N.C.