Providing you with tools & assistance for a better quality of Life! Serving Defiance, Fulton, Henry & Williams Counties since 1960.

Maumee Valley Guidance Center

Welcome to the Maumee Valley Guidance Center website. This website is for informational use only. If you are currently experiencing a mental health crisis, please contact the crisis hotline at 1-800-468-4357, call 911, or go to the emergency room.

Maumee Valley Guidance Center is a Behavioral Healthcare Center serving adults, children, adolescents & families for over 55 years. We are here to meet the diverse needs of our community. We strive to meet those needs by delivering client centered services professionally, positively, and ethically. Our mission is to provide the tools & assistance needed for individuals to enhance their quality of life on a day-to-day basis.

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We Help with Life's Difficulties

  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Anxiety & Panic Disorders
  • Trauma or Stress Related Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Alcohol & other Drug
  • Addiction Problems
  • Family Conflict
  • Child & Adolescent Problems
  • Problems Associated with Aging
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Severe Mental Disabilities
  • Anger Issues

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Latest News & Events

Clubhouse Christmas Party

Clubhouse Celebrating the Holiday Season 
Candy, Lights, Shops
Annual Holiday Christmas Party

Clubhouse has been busy taking part in various activities. In the coming months, clients will get to participate in a tour of Spangler Candy Company, where they will be able to watch how the world famous Dum Dum Pops are made. The clients will also have the chance to visit several Christmas shops, evening trips to look at Christmas lights and decorations and attend the annual Client Christmas party held in December Ruihley Park in Archbold. At the annual party, clients will be treated to a meal prepared by the case managers, receive a gift and be able to enjoy games and music to celebrate the holiday season.

Click here for more information about our Clubhouse program or contact our office!

Maumee Valley Guidance Center Receives Grant

Supportive Services for Veteran Families
Grant continues through the Department of Veteran Affairs  
Helping veterans and their families with housing stability

Maumee Valley Guidance Center is pleased to announce that we have been awarded grant money for Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF) for our 7th grant year through the Department of Veteran Affairs. This program helps Veterans in the five county area of: Fulton, Henry, Defiance, Williams and Paulding counties. The primary aim of the SSVF program is to help Veterans, and their families, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness quickly regain stability into permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis. Since Maumee Valley Guidance Center started this program 6 years ago, we have helped 546 Veterans and their families.

To learn more, please contact Jenny at (419) 785-3825.

Incredible Years

Dino School Wraps Up Fall Session
Nearly 1,000 students take part in the Incredible Years Program  
8 schools participate across the Four County Area

The Incredible Years Program (aka Dino School) is an evidence-based prevention program for early elementary students.  Interactive lessons are presented using puppets, Dina and Wally, to enhance social and emotional competence.  Topics and skills include listening, friendship, bullying, tattling, compliments, anger, manners, and more! The 8 elementary schools that participated this fall are Defiance, Nobel, Delta, Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Fairview, and Ayersville.  With funding from the Four County ADAMh’s Board, the Incredible Years Program is offered to schools at no cost.  Be on the look out for Wally and Dina as they make their way across all four counties this school year!