We are a Therapeutic Boarding School for girls from Rhode Island and through the East Coast. We serve girls from Rhode Island with unique needs that seek a Christian environment. The Evangelhouse therapeutic boarding school was established in 1995 to serve Christian families with a quality residential treatment option for troubled teen girls. In its quest to do so, Evangelhouse pioneered a treatment model that blends licensed behavioral healthcare with the structure of a traditional Christian boarding school. Since then, it has evolved to become the premier non-denominational Christian option in the marketplace of high-quality teen residential treatment centers.
Girls Christian Therapeutic Boarding School
Researchers have found that gender-specific rehab is the most effective way to treat mental health and addiction issues. Evangelhouse therapeutic boarding school for girls is only for girls grades 6-12. We also don’t accept girls with higher-level issues that would be disruptive to our program. This would include girls with severe drug addictions, psychosis, significant running away, or cruelty toward animals.
With our positive peer culture focus, your daughter will learn to set boundaries with other girls. Because we are girls only, she will not have the distractions of boys and relationships around. In our therapeutic milieu, she will learn to be assertive with her female peers in a safe environment.
Evangelhouse is organized around five areas of wellness in which students grow – Spiritual, Therapeutic, Academic, Social, and Physical. This structure provides a holistic perspective of a student’s level of functioning. Our professional services address the following symptoms and their underlying root causes in each area of wellness.
Quarterly, students participate in high-ropes confidence training and are taught to take on challenging tasks with the help of their peers. They are challenged to become aware of their communication habits and how to make meaningful contributions to others. Students’ unique leadership styles are identified and honed, as they learn to work cooperatively within a group.
At Evangelhouse therapeutic boarding school for girls in Rhode Island, we believe that physical education for girls is an important part of the therapeutic process. By allowing students to express themselves through a variety of supervised outdoor activities, they will learn valuable leadership skills that will help guide them through life.
If you have any questions about the program please call us at 1-800-924-4012 or visit our contact page.
Rhode Island Girls Need Therapeutic Christian Schools
- 14.6% of adolescents and 8.7% of adults in Rhode Island reported having a major depressive episode in the past year.
- In 2018-2019, 4.6% of adults in Rhode Island had serious thoughts of suicide in the past year.
- In 2019, suicide was the second leading cause of death among adolescents (ages 12-17) in Rhode Island.
- In Rhode Island, approximately 50% of girls age 14 and older with a mental illness drop out of high school.
- One out of five girls ages 12 to 17 had experienced major depression within the last year.
- 8.9 percent of teen girls experiment with drugs every month.