Program and Clinical Services

The Heart of Florida Youth Ranch

Our staff and facility is designed to provide outstanding and comprehensive therapeutic, mental health and other appropriate services in a victim-focused and professional environment. HOFYR implements a client-tailored behavioral management system to address immediate behaviors and concerns for each of its clients.

Foster Care Placement Services

HOFYR provides care for children who have suffered from loss of parenting due to neglect, abandonment, abuse and death. The HOFYR cottage parents guide and nurture, help with homework, provide meals, oversee hygiene, and help ensure the children placed with them get to experience as normal a childhood as possible.

HOFYR is commited to the safety, mental and medical health of all the children it serves.

HOFYR Services Include

Family life in residential living units is provided with quality of service and without discrimination on grounds of gender, ethnic orientation, sexual orientation, social class, age, disability, or religious beliefs. 

Social services are provided to the residents, and where possible, to their families. 

Educational programs are facilitated with emphasis on credit recovery as needed and available. 

Spiritual guidance and enrichment is provided. 

Staff teams provide responsive, child-centered working practices. 

Licensed professional psychotherapy is provided. 

Case management is provided to connect services as needed: academic, personal, life skills, and psychiatric medicine management. 

Intake, discharge, and after-care planning is provided. 

Behavioral overlay services with individual treatment plans are provided. 

Connectivity with approved visiting resources is provided.