Visiting Your Child

Green Chimneys provides many opportunities for parents and guardians to visit with their child in the therapeutic residential program at Green Chimneys through individual arranged visits, special school occasions, and events held for the surrounding community.

Family Time is a Key Part of Our Therapeutic Residential Program

Campus visits during after school hours or on weekends are permitted with 48 hours advance notice. After a child’s initial acclimation, a parent or guardian may also schedule visits off grounds by making an appointment at least 48 hours in advance. The treatment team also helps develop a weekend home visit schedule that is specific to the child’s needs. Over the course of the year, six week-long recesses enable children to visit at home for longer periods of time.

Monthly ‘Visiting Sundays’ allow family members to spend time with their child on campus, while learning and interacting other families.

Parent Training Sundays provide valuable information and skill-building for family members as well as time to enjoy lunch on campus with their child. Clinical staff coordinate and facilitate training workshops and breakout sessions to help parents implement behavior management and emotion regulation strategies at home.

The Annual Family Weekend provides an opportunity for families to bond and participate in topical groups and a range of therapeutic, recreational, and outdoor education activities for the entire family to enjoy. All programming is coordinated by Green Chimneys Clinical, Recreation and Child Care staff.

For more information or to schedule a visit, please contact your child’s social worker.