Toll Free 1-888-430-3055

1880 River Road
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Office (218) 327-3000
Fax (218) 327-1871

Boys Program
(Boys Program, 12-16 year old's)

Programming for up to six boys in a group residential setting, licensed by the Minnesota Department of Corrections, the Boys Program has family style living, a treatment based philosophy and a compliment of a correctional component based on a youth's individual needs.


The Boys Program provides comprehensive program alternatives which may include, but are not limited to:


Daily Programming & Skill Development

  • Education
  • On-site health screenings and interventions
  • Time management
  • Individual treatment planning and goal setting
  • Nutrition and meal planning
  • Budgeting and money management
  • Interpersonal and social skills
  • Structured daily recreation and leisure activities
  • Daily therapeutic and behavioral groups
  • Staff-to-Client ratio 1:6


Additional On-Site Services

  • Chemical Dependency programming
  • Mental health services
  • Secure correctional programming
  • Psychosexual evaluation
  • Healthy sexuality groups
  • Assessment and counseling services
  • Transitional services
  • Cultural education, activities and advocacy


Each treatment plan consists of a four level system which outlines specific goals based on individual need. Treatment plans are reviewed weekly to assess a youth's level and goal progress. Discharge planning occurs on an individual basis as specific goals are attained.


To make a referral, you may email or call Mindy O'Brien
at or 218-327-3000.

Click to view Mindy O'Brien's bio.

Click to download our referral form (.pdf)


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