EmberHope Youthville’s residential program is rooted in faith and committed to caring for children in innovative ways that encourage their mental, physical, and creative growth through therapeutic forms of expression. Our Newton residential campus serves girls and young women ages 6-18, sparking change through help with life skills, coping skills, social skills, problem-solving, and the ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships. Our mission is to use trauma-informed services to help these children safely return to their families and communities.
Our service benefits include:
- A safe and secure setting
- 24-hour supervision
- A variety of educational opportunities
- Recreational activities
- On-site trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse services
The girls and young women in our care will experience growth in the following areas:
- Making safe, responsible decisions
- Identifying and applying personal strengths
- Solving problems creatively and effectively
- Developing and maintaining healthy relationships
- Cooperating with peers and authority figures
- Maintaining personal health and safety
EmberHope Youthville’s Secure Care Program is designed to serve girls with chronic runaway behaviors who have been deemed by the courts as “children in need of care.” Our safe, highly structured environment and trauma-informed services allow our clients to address runaway behaviors in a safe, home-like setting, decreasing the likelihood of future runaway episodes.
Youth Residential Center II (YRC)
YRCII serves girls with a well-established pattern of conduct that may include antisocial, oppositional, defiant, aggressive, abusive, impulsive, or other high-risk behaviors. Our mission is to use trauma-informed practices to address and correct these behaviors.
Youth Residential Center (YRCII)-PRTF Diversion
This YRCII serves girls with an established pattern of high-risk conduct who have also been recently discharged from a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) or are on the PRTF wait list. Our dedicated team of mental health professionals seeks to address and correct high-risk behaviors through trauma-informed practices as well as treat underlying mental health conditions.
Emergency Assessment Shelter
Our Emergency Assessment Shelter serves girls ages 6-18 who need time in a safe and secure setting before taking the next step in their journey. We provide trauma-informed services and resources to assess how to best meet the needs of these clients.