The Chase Home initially started as an orphanage, but it has evolved to meet the growing needs of youth and their families throughout NH. Today, we provide a variety of services and programs both on-site at The Chase Home and in the community to at-risk youth, 11 – 21, and their families.
Our programs provide at-risk youth and families in distress with comprehensive and evidence-based clinical and therapeutic support designed to help them build tangible life skills. When applicable and clinically needed, we provide supervision and access to public school education, specialized social services, behavioral management, crisis intervention, vocation, recreation, family services, medication monitoring and more.
Our residential program is designed for young adults ages 11-19 who are looking for a safe and dependable place to live.
The in-home program provides comfort for youth who are transitioning back from our residential program or for those looking to prevent placement in the residential program.
SCDP works to address underlying issues such as drug/alcohol abuse, bullying, and anger-management to prevent young adults from re-offending or entering the Juvenile Justice System.
After young adults have spent time in the Chase Home, we walk them through the transition to independent living while teaching them necessary life skills.
Our summer program gives children and teens the opportunity to participate in a variety of fun activities with their peers including kayaking, bowling, day trips, and more.
When children spend time in our programs, we also work closely with their families to develop structure at home. See the ways we help lead kids and parent create favorable outcomes that can last a lifetime.
In any given year, we work with approximately 140 at-risk youth and 225 caregivers. Most of these individuals are in the immediate greater Seacoast NH region, although we serve youth from across the state in some of our programs.
To maintain our programs and services, we need your support. Donations directly impact the lives of those struggling with behavioral issues, mental health issues, drug and alcohol abuse, and more.
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From the Blog
Founded in 2016 by The Chase Home, the Seacoast Community Diversion Program (SCDP) diverts first-time youth offenders from the traditional juvenile justice system. Based on Restorative Justice-based principles, SCDP differs from probation in its focus on the underlying problems of a youth’s criminalized behavior.