Building Bridges

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Information
Current status Open
Detainees.gif Capacity 24
Checked October 31, 2010
Open.gif Opened 1996

Building Bridges is a residential program located near Thomson Falls in Montana.

The facility was founded in 1996 [1]

The capacity is 24 male teenagers aged between 14 and 18 [1]

The program last about 12 months [1]

Program structure

The offer 3 programs [2]

  • Residential Program
  • Intermediate Program
  • Summer Program

The summer program runs June through August lasting about eight weeks. It consist of adventure based therapy expeditions of 10-14 days together with academic assessment of the teenager’s needs for the coming year. Also included is counseling support, group experiences and assistance in family dynamics.

Education

They use the public school system in the area for education.

External Links

Community groups

Message board

  • Forum: NATSAP = ?, a thread on the Fornits Home for Wayward Web Fora, which mentions the program
  • Forum: NATSAP, a thread on the Fornits Home for Wayward Web Fora, which mentions the program
  • Forum: Phoenix House - Texas, a thread on the Fornits Home for Wayward Web Fora, which mentions the program
  • Forum: Indepent Small Programs Alliance, a thread on the Fornits Home for Wayward Web Fora, which mentions the program

References

  1. 1,0 1,1 1,2 Datasheet at NATSAP
  2. Programs, homepage of the facility