Nurturing a Community of Hope, EmberHope Youthville’s residential program is rooted in faith and committed to caring for children in an innovative way that encourages growth mentally, physically, and creatively through therapeutic forms of expression. Our residential program on our Newton campus serves females ages 10-18. We work to improve problem solving abilities, social skills, life skills, coping skills, and the ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships. Our goal is to use trauma-informed services to help these children safely return to their families and communities.
Service Benefits Include:
- Safe and secure setting
- 24-hour supervision
- Varied educational opportunities
- Recreational activities
- Daily living skills
- On-site trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse services
- Learning appropriate ways to solve problems
- Identifying and accepting strengths (increasing self-esteem)
- Maintaining personal health and safety
- Learning how to get along with others and work with authority figures
- Developing healthy relationships
- Learning how to make responsible and safe decisions
Our secure care program is designed to serve girls who have chronic runaway behaviors and have been adjudicated by the courts as “children in need of care.” This highly structured safe environment allows our clients to address behaviors in a safe home-like setting. We use trauma-informed services to address runaway behaviors and decrease the likelihood of future runaway episodes.
Youth Residential center II (YRC)
Our two YRCII serves girls who have a well-established pattern of conduct that may include antisocial, oppositional, defiant, aggressive, abuse, impulsive, or other high-risk behaviors. Our goal is to address and correct these behaviors through trauma-informed services.
Youth Residential Center (YRCII)-PRTF Diversion
This YRCII serves girls who have a well-established pattern of conduct that may include antisocial, oppositional, defiant, aggressive, abuse, impulsive, or other high-risk behaviors. Our goal is to address and correct these behaviors through trauma-informed services. In addition, girls served in this program have recently discharged from a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) or are on the PRTF wait list.
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, while assessing the next best step for our clients.