Italian Home for Children

Italian Home for Children

3 Programs

1125 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Boston Center

ADMISSIONS: 24/7 intakes, 617-645-2270.

AGES/GRADES: Ages 4-12 in ungraded 7 day a week, 12 month a year program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Hospital diversion/community-based acute residential treatment program. Intensive individual, family and group therapy; therapeutic milieu; on site educational support services.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Strength-based, goal-oriented, solution-focused, evidence-based program with purpose of developing a long-lasting understanding of the cognitive, behavioral, and emotional functioning of the child with an appreciation of their developmental level and the interpersonal environment in which they live.

POPULATION SERVED: Challenging children with emotional and behavioral issues as well as PDD and/or cognitive limitations.

766 APPROVED: No

COMMENTS: Referrals come from local crisis services and inpatient units. Occasionally single case agreements are made with local schools and/or private insurance or other agencies.
Community Residential Programs
ADMISSIONS: Sara Shine, 617-524-3116, ext. 308.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females ages 4-12 in 7 day a week, 12 month a year program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Intensive Group Home, Follow Along at discharge,  residential and day school as well as after school and school vacation programs.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Strength-based, goal-oriented, solution-focused, evidence-based program.

POPULATION SERVED: Combination of emotional disorders and learning disabilities, in addition to seriously acting out and out of control behavior.

766 APPROVED: Yes

COMMENTS: Therapeutic milieu, topical groups and assisted reintegration in the community are the primary treatment tool. Follow Along services are provided at discharge. Clinical and pharmacological services are provided on site.

Cranwood Programs
5 Palmer Court Ext.
East Freetown, MA 02717

ADMISSIONS: Renee Payot, 508-763-4217.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females ages 5-13 in 7 day a week, 12 month a year program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Intensive Group Home, Follow Along at discharge.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Strength-based, goal-oriented, solution-focused, evidence-based programs with a focus on community reintegration and disruption prevention.

POPULATION SERVED: Severe behavioral and emotional issues.

766 APPROVED: No

COMMENTS: Therapeutic milieu, topical groups and assisted reintegration in the community are the primary treatment tool. Follow Along services are provided at discharge. Clinical and pharmacological services are provided on site. Children attend public school in the Freetown/Lakeville Regional School District.

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