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Group Homes

Group homes were originally a home where a small number of unrelated people in need of care, support, or supervision can live together, such as those who are elderly or mentally ill. However, group homes have now evolved into a therapeutic service for individuals suffering from emotional, therapeutic or addiction type ailments.

Group homes are often operated in home-style facilities where staff and therapeutic professionals also live. With this type of setting, group homes are able to provide 24 hour care and are able to connect with individuals on a more one-to-one level.

Group homes are ideal for troubled teens who are in need therapeutic, emotional or behavioral restoration. Group homes provide troubled teens with 24 hour supervision and care. Often times staffed by a professional therapeutic, clinical staff, Group homes are becoming an increasingly popular choice among parents of troubled youth.