Group Home

S.T.A.R. Programs provides quality residential care for youth served by the dependency and juvenile justice system. S.T.A.R. Programs operates two group home facilities, one for males and one for females, both serving youth ages 12-18. Each facility is managed by a Counselor Supervisor/Case Manager (CSCMs) who ensures the program provides a highly structured and cognitive-based therapeutic environment. CSCMs have a Bachelor’s level or equivalent education/experience and receive ongoing supervision and training by agency administration. 

Case Management Services:

  • Appraisal needs and services plan developed in collaboration with each resident and their Social Worker/Probation Officer, based on their current Transitional Independent Living Plan (TILP).
  • Regular case management meetings to monitor needs, services and progress on defined goals.
  • Referrals to community partners to meet identified needs.
  • Frequent contact with Social Worker/Probation Officers, school personnel, therapeutic service providers and family members or other natural support persons as appropriate.
  • Quarterly progress reports on planned objectives and goals.

Highlights of Group Home Program:

  • Each group home is a 6 bed; Rate Classification Level (RCL) 12 facility serving male and female dependent or delinquent youth.
  • 24/7 supervision by trained qualified counselors with a Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree with equivalent experience.
  • Ongoing assistance in social skill and coping skill development
  • ​Residents participate in personal and community chores as part of developing housecleaning/home maintenance skills, cooking skills, good hygiene, and a sense of responsibility for their living environment.
  • A highly structured program using behavior management techniques. (Verbal discipline only, we are a hands-off facility).
  • Program structure is aimed at allowing residents to make choices and earn privileges and/or consequences through their behavior.
  • Agency works with community partners to provide substance abuse classes, tutoring, mentors, Independent Living Program (ILP) classes and other supportive services as necessary.
  • Encouraged attendance and transportation to Independent Living Program (ILP) workshops following a referral from the Social Worker/Probation Officer.

Community Care Licensing Facility Number

Co-Ed Group Home - 435200537


Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP)

 S.T.A.R. Programs includes a Transitional Housing Placement Program (T.H.P.P.) for ages 16-18 aimed at helping youth develop the independent living skills necessary once they emancipate from the dependency or juvenile justice system.


All participants receive case management services provided by skilled and trained professionals. 

Case Management Services:

  • Appraisal needs and services plan development in collaboration with the each resident and their Social Worker/Probation Officer, based on their current Transitional Independent Living Plan (TILP).
  • Regular case management meetings to monitor needs, services and progress on defined goals.
  • Referrals to community partners to meet identified needs.
  • Frequent contact with Social Workers/Probation Officers, school personnel, therapeutic service providers and family members or other natural support persons as appropriate.
  • Quarterly progress reports on planned objectives and goals.

Highlights of T.H.P.P.

  • 8 bed facility serving male and female dependent or delinquent youth ages 16-18.
  • Increased independent lifestyle based on demonstrated level of responsibility.
  • Supervision by trained qualified counselors with a Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree with equivalent experience.
  • Program builds a Savings Fund for each participant that is given to them at the time of emancipation or reunification.
  • Program emphasizes teaching youth independent living skills such as:

                          School and education planning
                          Work and career exploration
                          Money management and shopping
                          Housekeeping
                          Meal preparation
                          Transportation
                          Community resources
                          Sexuality/reproductive health
                          Time management and self-care
                          Securing post-emancipation housing


  • Job development skills such as resume writing, interview skills, job search strategies, networking, job shadowing and professional appearance/etiquette.
  • Required attendance at Independent Living Program (ILP) workshops following a referral from the authorized representative.

Community Care Licensing Facility Number

Transitional Housing Placement Program - 435202144


Transitional Housing Placement Plus Foster Care (THP+FC)

 S.T.A.R. Programs includes a Transitional Housing Placement Plus Foster Care (T.H.P.+F.C.) for ages 18-21 aimed at helping young adults develop the independent living skills necessary once they exit the dependency or juvenile justice system.


All participants receive case management services provided by skilled and trained professionals. 

Case Management Services:

  • Appraisal needs and services plan development in collaboration with the each resident and their Social Worker/Probation Officer, based on their current Transitional Independent Living Plan (TILP).
  • Regular case management meetings to monitor needs, services and progress on defined goals.
  • Referrals to community partners to meet identified needs.
  • Frequent contact with Social Workers/Probation Officers, school personnel, therapeutic service providers and family members or other natural support persons as appropriate.
  • Quarterly progress reports on planned objectives and goals.

Highlights of THP+FC

  • 16 bed apartment complex serving male and female young adults ages 18-21.
  • 6 bed house serving male young adults ages 18-21
  • Increased independent lifestyle based on demonstrated level of responsibility.
  • Supervision by trained qualified counselors with a Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree with equivalent experience.
  • Program builds a Savings Fund for each participant that is given to them at the time of emancipation or reunification.
  • Program emphasizes teaching youth independent living skills such as:

                 School and education planning
                 Work and career exploration
                 Money management and shopping
                 Housekeeping
                 Meal preparation
                 Transportation
                 Community resources
                 Sexuality/reproductive health
                 Time management and self-care
                 Securing post-emancipation housing


  • Job development skills such as resume writing, interview skills, job search strategies, networking, job shadowing and professional appearance/etiquette.
  • Required attendance at Independent Living Program (ILP) workshops following a referral from the authorized representative.

Community Care Licensing Facility Number

Transitional Housing Placement Program - 435202144