Located about 70 miles west of Boston in the town of North Brookfield, Massachusetts, Valley View School is a residential treatment facility that specializes in the care of boys between the ages of 10 and fifteen struggling with a range of personal and family issues. Founded in 1970, Valley View integrates academic and therapeutic programming into a well-rounded experience that includes athletics, travel and community service.
Accommodations and Food
At Valley View, residents stay in one of four dorms, all equipped with single, double and triple-occupancy bedrooms as well as social areas that include pool tables. All new residents stay in the main dormitory, and then transition into one of the smaller dorms that house between 10 and twelve boys. The resident’s living situation is based on his specific needs and interests. The 215 acre campus includes plenty of amenities such as a computer lab, art studio, a soccer field, tennis courts, climbing wall and basketball court.
Healthy and delicious meals are prepared by the on-site executive chef. The kitchen staff offers plenty of options for those with dietary restrictions or allergies.
Treatment and Staff
Valley View specializes in the care of young men struggling to adjust to life. The facility understands that issues are not solved overnight. As such, residents typically stay for between two and three years. Valley View provides the solid foundation, support, positive stimuli and outlets that boys need to become more engaged with life. Activities are designed to motivate and challenge residents to see tasks through to completion. Through an advanced ratings system, the Valley View team regular assesses the improvement of every resident in all regards, be it in athletics, academics, community service or even at meal times.
The Valley View team is comprised of psychologist with PhDs, psychiatrists, an education director, therapists and an executive chef. Clients in need of dual diagnosis support can receive medication management.
Valley View School offers a popular weekly assembly program with a diverse history of performers that include animal experts, singers, storytellers and martial artists.
Valley View School is a boarding school for boys that integrates a therapeutic program into its academic curriculum. The Valley View team helps boys become “better versions of themselves” through a comprehensive curriculum of academics, athletics, community service and residential living. For those parents who can afford the school, Valley View is top of the line residential facility with an incredible experienced staff and multi-level programming.
Valley View School
91 Oakham Rd
North Brookfield, MA 01535
Valley View School Cost: $88,000 (12-month program); financial assistance may be available. Reach Valley View School by phone at (508) 867-6505 or by email at [email protected]. Find Valley View School on Facebook and Twitter
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