Juvenile Rehabilitation Programs
from Our Juvenile Residential Facility

STR focuses on the following Program Objectives to provide the most effective treatment for each individual student:

  • To establish an internalized moral compass for the adolescent male and female populations. To develop the youth's family as available support for long term goals.
  • To provide positive leadership and instruction in a safe and supportive environment.
  • We are able to meet our objectives through Treatment Components, In-house Educational Services, Organized Recreational Services, and Community Service.

STR offers two Residential Programs, Weekend Program, and Two Week Assessment Program. All programs have their own supply lists that the guardians are to provide, as well as an enrollment packet that will need to be completed by the appropriate individuals and received at the facility before the student arrives.

Residential Program: A juvenile entering the residential program will do so in either the Short-Term Program (30 - 45 day program) or the Long Term Program (46 days - 1 year). A juvenile in the Residential Program will stay at the facility where they will be involved in all counseling, educational, recreational services, along with treatment components which include an individualized Treatment Plan and Basic Living Skills. They will receive 3 well-balanced Dietician approved meals and snacks daily. The juveniles will receive privileges as they progress positively in their program, to include outings that may include a movie, bowling, recreation off campus, educational events, etc. As the juvenile progresses in his/her program, they will start to earn Home Passes which allows them to spend quality time with their families in a setting away from the facility. All students must follow the dress code. All supplies needed are included on the Residential Program Supply List.

Weekend Program: An adolescent may be recommended to our weekend program through their Schools or the Juvenile Court system. While in the weekend program, the students will be provided with a very structured environment in which they are required to complete tasks based on Basic Living Skills. The weekend program operates from 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. The parents are required to provide transportation to and from the facility during their child's completion of this program. Students are required to bring personal supplies and clothes as provided on the Weekend Supply List.

Two Week Assessment Program: Given the present climate that we are in, obtaining a quality comprehensive assessment for the adolescent population at best is difficult. As a result, STR has developed a process whereby juveniles can be referred for comprehensive assessment. This assessment will focus on the following areas: Mental Health, Academic, Family System, Substance Abuse, Treatment Planning. During the two week period, the adolescent will attend an assessment period followed by individual, group, and family counseling. The caregivers will complete specific assessment tools as well as have contact with the adolescent's counselor during the process. The caregivers will attend another family session at the end of the two week assessment period, to be followed by the discharge of the adolescent from the program. Recommendations regarding treatment approaches will be included in the assessment report in which the referring agency can expect to have not more than ten days from the adolenscent's discharge date.




In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
             Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
             1400 Independence Avenue, SW
             Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Help your children break their harmful habits when you enroll them in our juvenile residential facility in Abbeville or Newville, Alabama.