Youth Villages – Germaine Lawrence Campus

18 Claremont Ave.
Arlington, MA 02476


ADMISSIONS: Kristin Vander Els, 781-648-6200 ext. 127.

AGES/GRADES: Females ages 12-22 in graded 7 day a week, 12 month a year middle and high school level program.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Psychiatric, assessment and stabilization, trauma specialists, individual, group and family therapy provided by Master’s level clinicians.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Collaborative Problem Solving, CBT, trauma informed CBT, family oriented therapy, group therapy.

POPULATION SERVED: Emotional, behavioral and learning needs. Treatment provided in the areas of trauma, substance abuse, sexual offending and fire setting, sexual exploitation, trauma recovery, bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression and conduct disorder.


COMMENTS: Typical funding agents include public school systems, and Departments of Child and Families, Youth Services, and Mental Health. Residential, group home, therapeutic day school services as well as short term acute treatment are available. High rate of success in reuniting students with their families. Comprehensive medical services provided on site through affiliation with Boston Children’s Hospital.

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