Average length of stay is 6-7 months living “in house”. Many residents stay in the Boulder area and continue in our manifest program. Length of stay and services involved herein are individualized based on our client and their families needs.
Family contact and maintaining a healthy relationship is a high priority for us. It is important to recognize however that gaining independence and confidence means creating healthy balance with parental and other family relationships. The first 10-14 days in our program is an orientation period. During this time we limit phone and computer use. We offer family workshops three times a year, which are highly encouraged.
Visitation by friends and family to AIM House is welcome at appropriate times as approved by their therapist. Scheduled home visits are an important part of our program and can be discussed after participants have settled into the program.
Absolutely, however it is important for them to get through our orientation period before immersing themselves in school and/or work.
Absolutely. We help participants fulfill High School credits in order to receive a high school diploma or to obtain a G.E.D.
AIM House has consulting Psychiatrists that work on a contract basis which gives AIM House participants and families the convenience of on-site visits.All participants on psychotropic medication are required to see a local psychiatrist.
Many choose stay in the Boulder area after they move out. Some attend colleges in other parts of the country. We have alumni all over the world now, but many stay in the greater Boulder area where they have developed support and attend college and/or are employed.
Yes. We have helped many access training in fields including culinary arts, automotive repair, computer graphics, medical assistance and building skills to name a few. The Boulder/ Denver area offers a plethora of opportunities to explore for participants pursuing career opportunities.