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 Too often, the 'system' lacks a true recognition of a child's needs, which furthers any damage that began in the biological home. Jen's Place offers an environment that is based on normalizing, nourishing, encouraging, supporting, stimulating and strengthening capabilities as part of a treatment program.

It is the mission of Jen's Place, with each and every child we work with, to provide the child with an environment in which he or she now belongs. The mission intends to assist each child to identify his or her own capacities, their own talents, their own resiliency, their own strengths and ability to successfully address the struggles they face.

OARTY Member: Jen's Place
Program/Facility Description: Jen's Place is a residential treatment program for youth ages 12- 21.
City: Alliston
Ministry Region: Central
For Ages: 12-18
Home Type: Group Home
Client Group: ED/BD
Accredited By:
  • BED AVAILABILITY
  • 0 Immediate
  • 0 30 Days
  • 1 60 Days
  • 0 90 Days

Program Rates

$259.00Staff Model Group Home

Accepted Conditions

1. Client Groups

AboriginalAges 12 and up
Cultural AccommodationsEmotionally Disturbed
Females OnlyLesbian, Gay, Bisexual
Physical Abuse VictimsReligious Accommodations
Sexual Abuse VictimsTransgendered
Transitional Age Youth (16-18)Two-Spirited
Young Offenders

2. Diagnostic Features

ADD/ADHD/Severe Learning DisorderAIDS/HIV
Attachment DisorderBipolar
Borderline Personality DisorderConduct Disorder
DyslexiaFASD
Obsessive Compulsive DisorderOppositional Defiant Disorder
Personality DisorderPhobias
SchizophreniaSexually Transmitted Infections
Sleep Disorder

3. Problematic Behaviours

Bed WettingChronic Lying
Defiance (Excessive)Demanding (Excessive)
Eating DisordersFearful/Anxious
Manipulative/Causes ConflictOver-active
Physical Aggression Towards AdultsPhysical Aggression Towards Property
Physical Aggression Towards SelfRunning
Short Attention SpanSocially Delayed
StealingSubstance Abuse
Suicide AttemptsSuicide Threats/Ideation
TantrumsVerbally Abusive

4. Sexual Acting Out Behaviours (all ages)

Indiscriminate Affection/PromiscuousProvocative/Seductive

5. Teen Issues

AbortionBirth Control
PregnancySexually Active Teen
Substance Abuse

6.1 Health Care Requirements

Communicable Disease ManagementDietary Considerations

6.2 Procedures from Regulated Health Professions Act, 1996

No services offered in this category

7. School and Community


* Select the following criteria that are addressed through external education/community services, for internal supports, please denote in the appropriate categories.
Disruptive Behaviour in ClassroomSpecial Education Needs
SuspensionsTruancy

8. Program Model

Staff Model Group Home

9. Program Treatment Services

Anger ManagementAssessment
Behaviour ManagementCommunity Skills Training
Crisis Admission/EmergencyLife Skills Program
Long Term Residental (2+ years)Medium Term Residental (1-2 years)
Milieu TherapyPreparation for Independence
Recreational ProgramSocial Skills Training
Specialized Program for Transitional Age YouthSummer Program

10. Professional Services Included in Set Rate (Professionals on staff and/or contracted at no additonal cost)

Clinical ConsultationFamily Therapy
Group TherapySpecial Education Consultant

11. Additional Community Provided Professional Services

Art TherapyBehaviour Management Consultation
Clinical ConsultationCommunication Specialists
Dental specialistFamily Therapy
Group TherapyMusic, Drama and Other Therapy
NursingNutrition and Feeding Consultation
Occupational TherapyOrthodontic Specialist
PhysiotherapyPlay Therapy
Psychiatric AssessmentPsychiatric Supervision
Psychological AssessmentPsychotherapy
Remedial SpecialistSpeech Therapy