Bethel Girls Academy
Bethel Girls Academy was a behavior modification facility located in Petal, Mississippi.
It was for girls. The owners - the Fountain family - also operated the Bethel Boys Academy in Lucedale.
In the news
In 2004 38 girls were removed by the authorities.
In February 2005, girls rioted at the facility.
It was shut down by the authorities again in february 2005 .
- 1) South Mississippi Home For Girls Is Closed, Associated Press, 02/18/05 (Reprint on WWASP info)
- 2) The address 66 Victory Ranch Road, Petal, MS 39465 on Flashearth
- Info: Program homepage
- Info: Bethel Girls Academy - WWASP info
- Info: Parents upset that daughters removed from home, Hattiesburg American, Posted May 20, 2004 5:28 (Reprint from International Survivor Action Committee)
- Info: Rehabilitation or child abuse?, By Sara Burnett, Chicago Daily Herald Staff Writer, Posted Sunday, July 11, 2004
- Survivor groups