Chautauqua County was awarded a six year Federal Cooperative Agreement by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to assist in enhancing Chautauqua County's system of care (SOC) for children and youth that have emotional and behavioral challenges classified as Serious Emotional Disturbances (SED).


An opportunity and challenge for Chautauqua County service and support providers to partner with youth who have emotional and behavioral challenges and with their families to create an accessible, responsive, appropriate and effective service delivery system.



Chautauqua Tapestry represents the weaving together of effective, appropriate and individualized supports and services that are accessible and comprehensive to meet the needs of youth with emotional and behavioral challenges and their families.



Systemic transformation with shared understanding and commitment to and practice of system of care (SOC) values and principles.


Family Resources
Cultural & Linguistic Competence