Jonathan’s Place is licensed by the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to operate a Girls Residential Therapeutic Program to provide long-term residential care to girls ages 10 – 17 who require a higher level of therapeutic care than the children in our Emergency Shelter. These girls have suffered from physical, emotional, and often times sexual abuse and face insurmountable odds of recovering without continuous, dedicated care. Each of the girls receives support from program staff, case managers, psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists.
How the Girls Residential Therapeutic Program is Funded
The State of Texas provides reimbursement for each night a child stays at Jonathan’s Place. Unfortunately, that only covers roughly 60% of the cost to care for each child. Jonathan’s Place counts on the generosity of the community to provide the additional funds required to care for the children. These funds cover not only the children’s basic needs – food, shelter, clothing, but also counseling and other specialized services to help them cope with the multiple traumas they have experienced.
Jonathan’s Place strives to provide a sense of normalcy for all children in our care. With this goal in mind, we encourage the girls in our long-term care to participate in extracurricular activities, school events, first dates, social outings and so much more. Your donations will help with the additional costs not covered by the State of Texas.