Financial Aid Available!

Does your child need intervention or treatment and you’re unable to cover
the cost? If you’re willing to share your story, perhaps we can help.

Having problems with your teen or pre-teen?

There is help! There is hope!

CALL 1-760-439-2087

TAPS is devoted to providing assistance to families with troubled and out of control youth.


Is your child struggling with:

  • Drug Abuse ?
  • Alcohol Abuse ?
  • Behavioral Issues ?
  • Violence ?
  • Legal Problems ?
  • Truancy ?

TAPS offers the following services:

  • Immediate placement assistance
  • Adolescent transportation services
  • Adolescent Counselors
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Short Term Crisis Centers
  • Residential Treatment Centers
  • Liaison with Probation Departments
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Schools, Camps and Other Alternatives
  • Help for Young Adults Also Available
  • Home Drug Test Kits Available

Helping families of troubled youth since 1995. We want you to know that there is hope for your family. We can help, and the call is free. Please contact us anytime, day or night.


Recently released!
Tony Pallotto's story.

Since 1995 TAPS founders Tony and Maryann Pallotto have helped over 18,000 families.

We are very pleased to announce Evan "Bullet" James as our "Director of Family Interventions." Evan has been associated with TAPS for many years. He is the Founder, President, and Director of Universal Crisis Intervention in addition to being a nationally recognized motivational speaker in the area of drug and alcohol intervention.

With more than eighteen years of experience in the industry, Mr. James is one of the most highly regarded and sought after extreme interventionists in the world. He is the creator of the “Extreme Crisis Intervention” model. Click here for his complete bio.