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  • The Faith house is the newest addition to the Kids to Kids program. The home is located within miles of the Serenity house. This Spanish style contemporary home has 3 full bedrooms and 1 large office. It has a spacious kitchen with a counter bar and double sinks for convenience.   

    FAITH HOUSE

    The Faith house is the newest addition to the Kids to Kids program. The home is located within miles of the Serenity house. This Spanish style contemporary home has 3 full bedrooms and 1 large office. It has a spacious kitchen with a counter bar and double sinks for convenience.   

  • Our three facilities have incorporated Equine Therapy, which is currently used by such facilities as Sierra Tucson, Horse Sense of the Carolinas and Visions in Malibu, is a successful mental health component in individual therapy, family therapy, and cooperation team building. Equine Therapy is a method of using horses to enhance emotional growth and learning.  It teaches patterns of communication, behaviors and relationships. The individual client becomes aware of non-verbal communication and body language. In groups they learn team work,...

    EQUINE THERAPY

    Our three facilities have incorporated Equine Therapy, which is currently used by such facilities as Sierra Tucson, Horse Sense of the Carolinas and Visions in Malibu, is a successful mental health component in individual therapy, family therapy, and cooperation team building. Equine Therapy is a method of using horses to enhance emotional growth and learning.  It teaches patterns of communication, behaviors and relationships. The individual client becomes aware of non-verbal communication and body language. In groups they learn team work,…

  • Our Life Skills program takes our clients from: budgeting, meal planning, shopping, preparation, cooking all the way to clean-up.  Life Skills is taught by Carole Webber, who is a registered nurse with experience in residential care meal preparations.  

    LIFE SKILLS 101

    Our Life Skills program takes our clients from: budgeting, meal planning, shopping, preparation, cooking all the way to clean-up.  Life Skills is taught by Carole Webber, who is a registered nurse with experience in residential care meal preparations.  

  • Clients are required to meet with a trained clinician a minimum of one hour per week.  Individual therapy focuses on: emotional, psychological, social, mental and family related areas of the residents.  

    INDIVIDUAL THERAPY

    Clients are required to meet with a trained clinician a minimum of one hour per week.  Individual therapy focuses on: emotional, psychological, social, mental and family related areas of the residents.  

  • Art is one of the mandated programs for Kids to Kids.  A professional artist, Shela Levine, teaches clients basic art styles.  Shela has over 30 years of art experience.  Her work has been shown in art galleries and has made the cover of popular magazines.

    ART THERAPY

    Art is one of the mandated programs for Kids to Kids.  A professional artist, Shela Levine, teaches clients basic art styles.  Shela has over 30 years of art experience.  Her work has been shown in art galleries and has made the cover of popular magazines.

  • For 29 years the Palmer Drug Abuse Program has been quietly providing an essential service: teenage substance abuse treatment and prevention programs in Ventura County available to all families, regardless of ability to pay.  PDAP’s goal is to prevent and reduce drug and alcohol use by youth in Ventura County, prevent the harm done by this use, and encourage drug-free choices.  Hundreds of people, in all parts of Ventura County, are helped each year by PDAP.  Our counselor, Patty Wallace,...

    DRUG AND ALCOHOL EDUCATION

    For 29 years the Palmer Drug Abuse Program has been quietly providing an essential service: teenage substance abuse treatment and prevention programs in Ventura County available to all families, regardless of ability to pay.  PDAP’s goal is to prevent and reduce drug and alcohol use by youth in Ventura County, prevent the harm done by this use, and encourage drug-free choices.  Hundreds of people, in all parts of Ventura County, are helped each year by PDAP.  Our counselor, Patty Wallace,…