Admissions Requirements

Hoffman Homes for Youth is dedicated to helping children successfully meet their treatment goals and experience growth and healing through this process. Children often come to Hoffman Homes for Youth when they continue to struggle emotionally and behaviorally and community-based interventions have been exhausted. It is not uncommon for children receiving treatment to have experienced some sort of trauma which has significantly impacted their mental health.

To be considered for admission to Hoffman Homes for Youth, children must have a psychiatric recommendation for placement in a residential treatment facility. The referral assessment process takes into consideration a number of factors including a psychiatric evaluation and recommendation, psychological evaluation, social history, medical history, cognitive skills, previous placement history, family resources, level of aggressive or self-injurious behavior, school history, level of substance abuse and legal history and status.

What to Expect on Admission Day