Scholars in the Residential Program live voluntarily in safe, stable homes with highly trained staff. The Boys Hope Girls Hope Residential Program offers: 

  • Education in quality college-preparatory secondary schools;
  • Value-centered, family like homes focusing on moral and spiritual development;
  • Professional, live-in residential counselors who provide structure, guidance, and nurturing;
  • Room, board, tuition, clothing, and personal needs allowance;
  • Medical, dental, and optical services;
  • Professional therapeutic counseling;
  • Summer enrichment programs;
  • Extended services for program graduates.


Admission Requirements
Boys Hope Girls Hope will consider a child for placement in our program if the following criteria are met:
The child must:
  • Be between the ages of 10 and 14 at the time of admission. Older children be considered based on academic record and desire to participate;
  • Have academic potential to succeed in a college-preparatory curriculum;
  • Be open to a long-term, value-centered, nurturing residential setting;
  • Free from significant emotional and behavioral issues and from learning disabilities; no drug or alcohol involvement;
  • Have the ability to relate positively to peers and authority;
  • Understand and accept the expectations of the Boys Hope Girls Hope program and voluntarily participate;
  • Have the support of the family


The Application Process
  • Interview of potential scholar and their family
  • Completion of paperwork and application forms
  • Academic, emotional and social assessment
  • Evaluating the needs of the family
  • Presentation of the candidate to Program Committee for acceptance
For more information please call 313-862-0707