Welcome to

Ridge View Youth Services Center

A COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES/DIVISION OF YOUTH  CORRECTIONS FACILITY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DENVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Ridge View offers Colorado’s at-risk youth a least restrictive, staff-secure Academic Model™ program to ensure public safety while promoting a normalized high school experience for its students. The Academic Model™ promotes student pride in their school, offers the environment and opportunities for positive change and the unlimited potential for achievement.

Ridge View has served this population for 15 years working with a dedicated, veteran management team. Serving this population is our core competency – and our passion.

The Program

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    Strengths-based approach.

    Begins with a foundation of safety, fostered through caring relationships with qualified, trained staff.

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    Comprehensive, complete assessments.

    Measures student risks, needs and strengths, so services are tailored to each individual.

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    Prescriptive, Individualized Treatment Plans.

    Provides cognitive-behavioral and trauma-informed care, individual, group and family therapy to address student risks and needs.

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    Skill Development.

    Academic, athletic, vocational and social-emotional skills fostered in a supportive, high school environment.

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    Student achievements.

    Credit recovery, GEDs, high school diplomas, enlistments, employment opportunities, scholarships and post-secondary education.

Student Life

Student Life

Community

Community

Rite Now

Rite Now

Support Our Mission

Rite of Passage improves the lives of youth. Help our students become tomorrow’s leaders by referring a student to our admissions team, through donating to the Passageway Scholarship Foundation, joining our team of professionals, volunteering or by getting the latest news from Ridge View Youth Services Center.