Hermitage House Youth Services
The Hermitage House philosophy of treatment is based upon the belief that a balance between caring support and consistent discipline with appropriate counseling and therapeutic intervention can make the difference in the life of a troubled youth. Treatment also incorporates Balance and Restorative Justice (BARJ) principles utilizing victim impact groups, restitution, community service and competency development. Licensed and regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the agency provides residential rehabilitation services for court-committed youth through Group Homes, Transitional Living Programs and an Emergency Shelter.
Programs and Services
Each youth's Individualized Service Plan may include: therapeutic intervention, trauma therapy, therapeutic support (Therapeutic Art program, therapeutic drumming, HealthRhythms), High Impact Program, Transitional Living, and Independent Living skill development. All youth benefit from 1 or more of our extensive educational programs: on-grounds classrooms, GED preparation, PACTT Career and Vocational training, and the LEAP Job Readiness Program.