Residential Youth Services / Alternative Homes for Youth

Alternative Homes for Youth

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United Way of Weld County
General Information
Description of ServiceAlternative Homes for Youth (AHFY) treats adolescent males with sexually abusive behaviors, substance abuse challenges, mental health challenges, and challenges with other criminogenic behaviors ages 13-20 under a RCCF license. AHFY treats youth that are dually-diagnosed, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IVTR), with such classifications as, adjustment disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, or attention hyperactivity disorder (as well as several other DSM-IVTR distinctions). The youth may or may not require use of psychotropic medication.
Urgent Services ProvidedMinimum criteria for admission in residential treatment program:
• Male youth 13 to 20 years of age
• Youth able to keep self and others safe without constant redirection
• (Offense specific)Youth with current sexual offense adjudications
• (Offense specific) Youth who are in the process of being adjudicated for a sexual crime, or
• (Offense specific) Youth who have been adjudicated of other crimes, and have inappropriate sexual behavior toward others that were not included in their adjudication, but need to be addressed, or
• (Offense Specific) Youth who admitted guilt and are invested in changing their sexually abusive behavior
• (Offense Specific) Youth with sexual or incestuous crimes against other children
• Youth with adequate intelligence and social functioning (IQ at least 80)
• Youth requiring treatment for mental health challenges including but not limited to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Bi-Polar Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
• Youth with other criminogenic challenges including but not limited to starting fires, trespassing, theft, substance abuse, etc.
LocationWeld County
Geographical AreaWeld, Northeastern Colorado,
Intake ProcedureCall for more information
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityMale youth in custody of social services
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Hours of Operation 24 hours/7 days a week
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Contact Information
Contact's Name Erica Roush
Contact's Position Clinical Director
Contact's Phone (970) 353-6010
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 1110 M St
Physical Site City, State, Zip Greeley, CO 80631
Main Phone (970) 353-6010
Hotline Phone (303) 940- 5540 (Intake Coordinator)
Fax (970) 353-5636
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Alternative Homes for Youth
Affiliated Program: Alternative Homes for Youth
This Service: Residential Youth Services / Alternative Homes for Youth
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adolescent/Youth Counseling (RP-1400.8000-050)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (RD-1500)
Independent Living Communities/Complexes (BH-7000.5100-330)
Rational Emotive Therapy (RD-7000)