Welcome to Jacob Center

The Jacob Center is a private non-profit youth and family service agency founded in 1988 by three social workers. Jacob, a family name, is historically associated with healing and also refers to an ancient surveying instrument, (A Jacob staff) whereby people could get their bearings.


Our Programs


Home-based services for children, parents, and families in Larimer County. Focuses on providing intensive support services to youth and families both in and out of home.

Individual and Family Therapy

Our therapy staff specialize in multiple therapeutic approaches, including, but not limited to: Play Therapy, Sand Tray and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing).


The National Youth Program Using Minibikes Program is an Experiential Therapy program for children and youth ages 10-16 that teaches how to safely ride minibikes.

Specialized Foster Care Coaching

Provides home-based support staff to Larimer DHS Specialized Foster Parents, providing consistent, long-term, and intensive support services.

Trauma Assessments

Provides comprehensive clinical assessments and recommendations for youth and families identified by Larimer DHS.

Trauma Treatment Coordination

Highly trained staff provide trauma informed skill integration, education and coordination of trauma informed services.

Community Visitation

Highly trained staff supervise visits between parents or family and children in out-of-home care. Focus on development of parenting skills and consistent/frequent visitation in an effort to reduce length of foster care placement.

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world." - Anne Frank