No, just young men
Salem has identified several common behaviors and tendencies that your son may be exhibiting. Please contact us for a confidential evaluation. Salem evaluates each potential candidate on a case-by-case basis, which allows for a customized treatment program.
From the day a young man is placed in our program, our goal is to return him home. Changing the way a young man thinks and providing treatment is not the same for all of our guys. In our program we strive for him to return home in 9-12 months.
It depends on the incidents of aggression. This is decided on an individual basis.
For the first 6 weeks, there is no contact. At the six week point, parents and their son will meet with a counselor for a family counseling session. After that, the family can have their first home visit either here at Salem or in your home.
The young men live in a house that is set-up similar to a dorm room with an average of two guys to a room.
Movies, games, sports, horse-back riding.
80% of the young men who complete and graduate from our program go on to complete high school. This question also really depends on your definition of success.
Yes, in Phase 2.
We utilize a sliding scale fee structure. Please contact Salem4youth for details on our tuition fees.
The school fee is $1,250 due upon enrollment. Please contact us for details.
Yes. In the case of divorce, custody papers are required or the guardians need to sign the enrollment agreement.
Yes, on a year round basis.
This is reviewed on a case-by-case basis. We do not accept youth with sex offences or a history of violent behavior.
Yes, on a case-by-case basis. We do not accept youth with sex offences or a history of violent behavior.
All of our enrollment applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Our school uses a computer-based program called Ignitia in combination with some traditional instruction. Once your student is enrolled you will receive an email and will be able to check your son’s grades and ask teachers questions. This program allows us to enroll your child at the educational level they are currently at in each subject.
This is accomplished on a case-by-case basis.
Students are able to take college courses at the parents’ expense.
We are affiliated with the National Association of Street Schools. Additionally, we are certified by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Yes, our young men participate in a competitive league in basketball, track, swimming, bowling, soccer, volleyball and softball.
Not at this time.
The nearest hospital is 10 minutes away by car.
We have a nurse on campus during the day and a doctor available within a five minute drive who regularly sees our young men. We also have specialists available within a 30 minute drive. We are located in rural Flanagan, IL. Flanagan is 30 miles north of Bloomington/Normal, IL and 90 miles south of Chicago, IL.
We have a doctor available within a five minute drive who regularly sees our clients. We also have specialists available within a 30 minute drive. We are located in rural Flanagan, IL. Flanagan is 30 miles north of Bloomington/Normal, IL and 90 miles south of Chicago, IL.
Yes, after a review of the medications.
We use a local pharmacy or you can also fill them if your insurance requires a particular pharmacy or a mail-in prescription program.