Residential Services

The His House model is unlike many other residential programs. Each home is staffed with nurturing caregivers who make every effort to create a beautiful, cozy home where children feel safe and loved. The children eat meals as a family and participate in memorable activities including life skills sessions. The organization takes a holistic approach in the care of each child meeting their emotional, physical, and educational needs.

Sibling groups are of a particularly vulnerable population. Since they rely on each other for security and comfort, it is critical that they remain together. Therefore, the His House innovative model of care keeps these large sibling groups together to reduce the feelings of loss, minimize the traumatic separation from their parents, and promote their stability and well-being.


Receiving children in a warm home-like environment

The His House Welcome Center is a multi-purpose area located on campus where children can receive services and have access to a resource center for the purpose of empowering youth with the necessary life skills to better preparing them for independence and career readiness. This includes an entertainment area, a mini-library, and a computer lab to assist children with distant learning.

The center operates Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM for children of all ages. It is a warm and welcoming space where kids can gather and feel safe. His House is committed to being part of the solution as a front-line provider of care by reducing the trauma a child experiences and helping them return to a sense of normalcy.

Clinical Program

Integral component of the organization’s mission

The His House Clinical Program is an integral component of the organization’s mission to restore the lives of children. Working collaboratively with the residential and foster care program, the clinical staff implements best practices to address the emotional and psychological wounds of each child. Medical care is also provided by the clinical team on-site for minor health issues.

The clinical team is comprised of clinicians, a nurse and a psychiatrist. Together, they work compassionately with the children utilizing a trauma-informed model of care to treat their emotional difficulties which often stem from episodes of abuse, neglect, sexual exploitation, and other horrific circumstances. An on-site clinical program promotes a continuum of care and reduces extensive delays in clinical services off-site.

Up to


of youth in foster care suffer from mental health issues as compared to 18% – 22% of youth not in foster care

Among children living below


of the federal poverty level, more than 1 in 5 (22%) had a mental, behavioral, or developmental disorder


Residential Services

The His House Teen Maternity program offers an innovative approach to addressing the needs of pregnant and parenting teens by delivering comprehensive health, education, and social services to this extremely vulnerable population. The specialized home is warmly decorated, fostering a safe and nurturing environment. Every home accommodates four teens with each mother and her child sharing a private bedroom.

The program model provides weekly Independent living skills training, including early childhood development and infant care, budgeting techniques, transportation, cooking, and employability skills. In a home-like setting, pregnant teens and teen mothers learn to raise healthy babies by acquiring essential parenting skills to meet the emotional, medical, and nutritional needs of their children.

Independent Living Program

for a brighter future

In the effort to better serve the older youth in foster care, who are preparing to “age-out” of the system and transition to independence, His House designated two residential cottages into “transitional” homes. The model is essential to equip youth in foster care to succeed and become self-sustaining. The transitional living program teaches skills such as budgeting, cooking and nutrition, household management and vocational skills. The youth gain knowledge and skills necessary to live self-sufficiently, gain work experiences, receive practical life skills training, and the opportunity to attend weekly support groups. Through the support of community partners, the program offers the opportunity to learn and apply skills in real-world settings through internships.



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