Koinonia Homes for Teens offers short-term residential therapeutic homes and therapeutic programs for male and female adolescents in California’s foster care system; who need support in recieving treatment for mental health and substance abuse health issues.
Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program
Koinonia Homes for Teens, a division of Koinonia Family Services, began in 1985 as an extension of Koinonia’s vision to provide for the needs of abused, mental health, and behaviorally challenged foster teens in a structured and nurturing setting. We currently have five short-term residential therapeutic homes in Placer County.
Koinonia’s Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program homes are highly-structured, professional inpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities for male and female adolescents. Our homes are spacious six-bed facilities which are licensed by the CA Department of Social Services/Community Care Licensing and certified by CA Department of Health Care Services. Our program is trauma-informed and treatment-focused with intense physical training and life-skills components.
The following is a summary of our Homes for Teens program:
∙ 300 & 602 populations served.
∙ Three 6-bed male facilities.
∙ Two 6-bed female facilities.
∙ Cognitive-behavioral, trauma-informed approach to treatment.
∙ Positive peer culture driven program is utilizing peer counseling, feedback, and support.
∙ Full-time social workers and 24-hour awake child care staff.
∙ Minimum of 6 hours per week of individual and group treatment.
∙ Regular urinalysis & oral testing available.
∙ Family treatment group involving youth and their family members.
∙ Therapy and medication evaluation with consulting psychiatrist, as needed.
∙ Transition planning and support with family therapy, as needed, in preparation for reunification.
∙ A program-dedicated accredited premier school in Placer County, California.
∙ Fully-WASC-accredited High School diploma, AB167 and GED preparation available.
∙ Independent “Living Skills” and “Career Development”.
Community involvement and support is vital to the emotional recovery of these foster youth. This support frequently comes through community-based organizations, corporations, local churches, and service clubs, all of which assist with treatment needs, financial aid, and in-kind donations which are always needed and much appreciated.
We are here to serve foster youth; who are placed with us in our community. For more information contact us online or use the information below.