Refer An Adolescent

Changing how Kentucky cares for children, families & communities.

Admission Criteria

  • Adolescent girls ages 12-18

  • High acuity, difficult to place adolescent girls who have not experienced success in other treatment environments

  • Girls with significant emotional and behavioral challenges

  • Girls with Verbal IQ 50 and above

  • Girls with sexual acting out behaviors

  • Girls with history of human trafficking

  • Girls with developmental delays

  • Girls who have been deemed medically complex, especially those with Type I Diabetes

  • Girls who have been chronic runaway and AWOL risks

  • Girls with history of truancy

  • Girls with dual diagnosis and substance use disorders

Contact Program Director

Joy Delisle, LPCC

(859) 498-5230

Individualized Treatment Planning

Upon admission to Hope Hill’s residential treatment program, each adolescent works collaboratively with our Treatment Team to develop an individualized treatment plan to ensure positive growth and sustainable healing. The Treatment Team consists of:


Dining Areas

The dining areas at Hope Hill provide family-style meals so teens experience the comfort of home. Staff and residents eat together, so that staff can model healthy eating habits and encourage positive conversation.

On-site gym

Fitness and recreational activities take place in our on-site gym. Activities include, but are not limited to: volleyball, basketball, yoga, Zumba, treadmills, etc.

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Takes place in our 10,000 sq. ft. indoor equine riding arena, using the EAGALA Model.

On-site medical clinic

Hope Hill’s on-site medical clinic provides basic care for our residents and is staffed 5 days a week by a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Academic Classrooms

Feature the latest technology to support the learning process. Our teachers work closely with each student to create a customized academic plan for instruction & credit recovery that will help each unique adolescent grow & succeed academically.

Art Therapy Room

Teens are encouraged to participate in a creative therapeutic process using paint, pastels, molding clay, etc.