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

Henry County Senior Health Fair Scheduled

Tuesday, April 30th 9:00 – 2:30 
Location: Henry County Senior Center
Register by April 1st by calling 419-599-0033

FREE Continental Breakfast * FREE Hot Lunch * Door Prizes

Speakers in the morning, Napoleon Jazz Choir will be providing lunchtime entertainment, and activities scheduled in the afternoon. Come explore the Henry County Senior Center and experience the different activities the center has to offer – including Woodworking, Cardio-drumming, Pickle Ball, and more! Drug Take Back provided by the Henry County Sheriff Department.  Many local vendors will have displays to browse. Parking is available at the Henry County Fair Grounds with FREE shuttle to the event!

Maumee Valley Guidance Center will be there with materials about our Healthy IDEAS program and other mental health information, and providing FREE depression screenings. Come out and visit our booth!

Click here for more information about our Healthy IDEAS program or any of our other services!

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.

Parent Cafes

New Program!
Parent Cafes now being offered to area parents  
Our first cafe is scheduled for April 16, 23, and 30th at Defiance Elementary School Cafeteria 5:30 – 7:30 pm

With funding through the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund, we are excited to bring Parent Cafes to our Four County area! Parent Cafe is a strength-based program, helping to parents to identify their strengths, build supportive relationships, gain confidence in their ability to meet their needs and the needs of their children, recognize ways that they can support others, and find resources to solve problems and fill family needs. Each Cafe runs from 5:30- 7:30 for 3 Tuesday evenings, and offers free meals and child care. Upcoming Dates Include:

Defiance: April 16, 23, 30th

Bryan: May 7, 14, 21st

Napoleon: May 7, 14, 21st

Wauseon: June 4, 11, 18th