Madonna Heights Group Residence
The Madonna Heights Group Residence offers trauma informed gender responsive care specific to the unique needs and issues of adolescent girls.
Located in a campus setting, the residence provides 24-hour residential care and a wide range of therapeutic services to support the girls and their families in their emotional, behavioral and social healing and growth. The program responds to a variety of behaviors typically displayed by girls including; truancy, school anxiety, mental health issues of anxiety, depression, mood disorders, self-directed violence, peer conflicts, family discord, sexual exploitation and runaway behaviors and trauma.
The youth in residence attend the Madonna Heights School, a fully accredited New York State Regents junior/senior high school located on the same campus.
The Group Residence offers traditional residential placements, short term 30-90 day placements and diagnostic placements.
Who Can Benefit from this Program
Female adolescents struggling with a variety of issues: truancy , school anxiety, depression, mood disorders, self-directed violence, peer conflicts, family discord, sexual exploitation and runaway behaviors and trauma
Age Criteria or Other Eligibility Requirements
12-17 years of age, IQ 70, secondary school
How to Access this Program or Service
Referrals are accepted from; Long Island School Districts; NYC Board of Education; Nassau and Suffolk Department of Social Services; Nassau and Suffolk Family Court Probation; Office of Children and Family Services
This program is associated with...
4 out of 5
runaway or homeless youth leaving our transitional living programs are engaged in educational pursuits or gainful employment
children were reunified with their parents who worked hard preparing for their return home