Bashor Children's Home offers "help for today and hope for tomorrow in four main areas of residential care - ranging from short-term stays in Emergency Shelter Care to more intensive treatment designed to address specific child and family issues:
Emergency Shelter Care
ESC provides a stable, safe, structured and compassionate environment to children and youth (boys and girls) requiring protective care on a short-term basis. The program seeks to stabilize the behavior of residents and teach responsibility through predictable, dependable expectations and daily structure.
HOPE - Helping Offending Patterns End
This program provides boys ages 8 through 13 years old a highly structured and therapeutic residential unit utilizing behavior modification techniques, relapse prevention and positive discipline to confront offending attitudes and behaviors and develop appropriate internal controls and social skills.
FAITH - Family and Independent Therapeutic Home
FAITH provides a continuum of care built on structure and routine to establish healthy living patterns. The program begins with a secure setting, transitions to staff secure group care in a cottage setting and continues with independent living skills in a less restrictive setting. FAITH provides efficient, effective treatment and guidance to adolescent boys and girls, focusing on the coping skills they need to deal with the problem areas in their lives. The program also involves the natural family or foster family in the therapeutic process.
One component of FAITH is the Substance Abuse Program Martin Cottage which focuses on individual treatment and family group therapy to help adolescent boys and girls overcome addictive behaviors.
Therapeutic Foster Care
This is an extension of the day treatment and residential programs on campus designed to recruit, train and support foster parents. Foster homes are specifically developed to receive specialized training in independent living, substance abuse or sexual offender treatment and work closely with program directors, therapists and case managers.
BAS - Bashor Alternative School
BAS assists emotionally handicapped children in the development of appropriate in-school behaviors, preparing them for a return to a public school setting. The program attempts to teach students in grades 6 through11 appropriate methods of socialization. The staff assists students in learning effective methods of dealing with stress, anger control and frustration tolerance.
This short-term program works with elementary students who have been identified as at risk by their home school. It provides on-grounds classroom instruction, therapeutic counseling and case management for the student and family.