Saint Joseph's Children's Home

 

Saint Joseph's Children's Home


LIVING UNITS

St. Joseph's Children's Home Residential Program consists of five living units.  Each living unit serves a distinct population based on the age, sex and acuity level of the youth.  The living units provide an atmosphere of comfort, warmth and learning.

ALPHA UNIT: This unit can house up to twelve girls that typically range between the ages of 6 to 17 years of age.  This unit is located in the St. John Bosco Children's Center, which was built in 2004.

DELTA UNIT: This unit can house up to twelve boys, and provides a living environment for our youngest male population starting at age 6 to the age of 11.  This unit is located in the St. John Bosco Children's Center.

OMEGA UNIT: This unit can house up to twelve boys ranging in age from 11 to 14 years of age.  This unit is located in the Hart Children's Center, which was built in 2001.

GAMMA UNIT: This unit can house up to twelve boys typically between the ages of 14 to 17.  This unit is located in the Hart Children's Center.

NEWELL CHILDREN'S CENTER: The Newell Center is a facility with monitoring and security capabilities. A minimum ratio of one direct child care worker to three residents is maintained at all times. The facility is staffed by employees who are extensively trained to work with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed youth in a nurturing and highly structured manner.