Basic Care Plus program provides residential care 24 hours a day, seven days a
week. The program serves both male and female adolescents twelve and older. Each cottage provides
a family style living model with a common living area, kitchen, and laundry facility.
Each cottage is staffed by a professional team which works
together with the resident and family/custodian to establish an Individual Care
Plan (ICP) for each resident. The team model helps create a consistent therapeutic
program enabling staff to find creative ways to help each resident reach his/her goals and achieve his/her potential.
All residents must attend public
school. Some residents attend GED school, but most of our youth attend Heritage
High School, or Edwards Middle School. We have an Education Specialist on staff
that works closely with the schools to maintain a good relationship and to make
the transition to a new school as easy as possible for the incoming student. Since
many of our residents have not had prior success in school, we have created a
tutoring program which provides opportunities for students to improve their academic