Grace Christian Home For Girls

Post Office Box 44141 
Shreveport, LA 71134

(318) 425-8336

Theresa Irby

13 - 17


Call admissions department for current tuition.

10 months

A long term residential program and boarding school for teenage girls who are experiencing behavioral problems

We take girls against their will. However, parents must inform their daughters prior to arrival that she will be coming into the program. Most girls do fine after their parents depart.

Hostile, causes family conflicts, rebellious toward parents/authority, sexually active, out of control, intense anger, low self-esteem, school problems, slips out or runs-a-way periodically, lies/deceitful/untrustworthy, manipulative, occasional or moderate drug/alcohol usage.

The girls are enrolled in a year round, on-site school program. There is no defined start or stop point for school entrance, so girls may enter at anytime during the calendar year. The school's students consist only of girls in the residency program. The school is accredited by the State of Louisiana Department of Education

The girls have opportunity for a variety of outdoor recreation as weather and scheduling permits. Weekend recreational activities may include camping, biking, swimming, skating, bowling, church youth functions, etc. The girls also are taken to several cultural events; such as the opera, theater, symphony, art museum, and community festivals. The girls are taken to a shopping center periodically to purchase their personal items.

Several group sessions are conducted weekly. Formal individual counseling is conducted on a weekly basis. Counseling is conducted by staff persons with training in counseling, but we employ no licensed or professional counselors

Family Style Home setting

We place considerable emphasis on family counseling and family interaction .

The mission of Grace Christian Home is to meet the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, social, and physical needs of the girls in its care; and, to help the girls build a foundation of principles that will be their lifelong guide for successful living. The fundamental principle guiding all that we do is our conviction that personal relationship with Christ and spiritual growth is life transforming

GRACE HOME & ACADEMY, has arranged with the SLM Financial Corporation (a SallieMae company) to provide an opportunity for you to finance all or a portion of your tuition needs.

The girls complete an "exit questionnaire" immediately before they leave the program. Exit questionnaires are the girls' evaluations and critique of the program. This procedure helps us to know where we should make adjustments. It also answers the question of whether the program was successful, or unsuccessful, for them and how

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