Volunteers of America - Minnesota
Residential Treatment Center
Avanti Center For Girls
10300 Flanders St NE, Blaine, MN, 55449-5710
Distance: 1012 Miles
Provides housing, mental health and/or chemical health evaluation and treatment services for adolescents in need
About This Location
The Avanti Center for Girls offers a continuum of shelter, evaluation and treatment services for females ages 13 - 18 experiencing mental health crisis
* Treatment Program: six to nine months long, focusing on safety and behavior stabilization, skills acquisition and successful re-integration back into the child's home and school environment.
* Shelter Program provides a safe and supportive environment for youth in transition or crisis with a range of placement from 1 - 90 days.
* Evaluation Program: 42-day evaluation program consisting of psychological and psychiatric testing, behavior analysis and recommendations
* Education: manages on site classrooms in a variety of treatment settings.
* Community Integration: offers many services for a successful return to a home and school environment.
* Aftercare Services: service coordination after returning home
Services are for females age 13 - 18 who have emotional and behavioral problems.
- Chemical abuse/mental health treatment (dual diagnosis)
- Mental health
Funding for participant placement is typically received through county social services or private medical insurance.
8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington Counties
Other Services or resources
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RM-7000.1500Children's/Adolescent Residential Treatment Facilities Definition
Programs that provide a therapeutic living environment in a community-based facility for emotionally disturbed, severely learning disabled, delinquent, pre-delinquent and/or abused children and youth who, because of the severity of their problems, are unable to adjust to other placements but do not require inpatient psychiatric hospitalization. Services include crisis stabilization, initial and continuing bio-psychosocial assessment, care management, medication management, therapy and mobilization of family support and community resources in the context of a comprehensive multidisciplinary treatment plan. Residents often attend on-grounds schools or public special education classes and receive services that are geared to their individual needs and the goal of returning to their own or their foster families.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Individuals who are age 13 to 17.
YJ-0500.0500At Risk Youth Definition
Youth who, because of their economic, environmental or family situation, a health problem or disability or past behavior, are considered more likely than others to be affected by or become involved in child abuse or neglect, substance abuse, juvenile delinquency, gang behavior, adolescent pregnancy, truancy, unemployment and other problems which threaten their health, safety and/or personal development.