Residential Treatment ~ Corrections, Residential Treatment ~ Mental Health, The Chisholm 30, Semi-Independent Living Program & Woodland Hills Day Treatment
Woodland Hills’ per diem programs serve male and female adolescents and provides services to youth experiencing behavioral and/or mental health issues. Behavioral issues include: under achievement in school, truancy, fighting, verbal and physical aggression, self harm, not following rules, stealing, drug abuse, gang involvement and defying authority. Common mental health diagnoses include ADD/ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, and Bipolar Mood Disorder. Youth referred need to be adaptable to peer-oriented counseling, function above the 80 IQ range, and be able to understand "cause and effect" relationships. Due to work and recreational activities, residents need to be physically able to participate in programming.
Neighborhood Youth Services
Neighborhood Youth Services is voluntary program for Duluth youth which offers a place of hope, belonging and opportunity. While community resources and needs evolve, Neighborhood Youth Services has consistently helped provide free educational, recreational, cultural and service learning programming to 550 boys and girls (annually) ages 6 to 18. Call NYS at 728.7523 about accessing program services.
The Residential Treatment for Corrections works with young people ages 12-17 who are in need of treatment services; if youth are designated Extended Juvenile Jurisdiction, they can remain at Woodland Hills through the age of 20.
The The Chisholm 30 program typically serves residents ages 12-17 who have not yet had multiple out-of-home placements and are not responsive to community-based services. Lengths of stay include a 21/14 or 30/20 day stay.
The Semi-Independent Living program accepts residents between the ages of 16-18 who have successfully completed a residential treatment program or who have been in foster or group home care and are in need of learning the skills necessary to live independently. Clients designated as Extended Juvenile Jurisdiction may stay in the program until their 21st birthday.
The Woodland Hills Day Treatment program accepts adolescents ages 12-17 who are in need of a community-based alternative to out-of-home placement.