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...
students in our transfer high schools who were at risk of dropping out graduated with a Regents diploma
of children in our early education centers met or exceeded national mathematics performance standards