Eckerd Youth Alternatives

100 N. Starcrest Drive 
Clearwater, FL 33758-7450




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A private not-for-profit organization that serves at-risk youth through 39 residential and community-based programs in 7 states.

Open year round

At-risk youth. Youth must have shown significant difficulty in functioning in social, family and/or school environments. And, their emotional and behavior problems have been unresponsive to treatment involving a less intensive level of care.


We promote the well being of children and families in nurturing, caring environments

As an accredited educational program, Eckerd Wilderness Education System may be funded through student loan programs, available through private lenders. To assist families in obtaining financing, Eckerd Youth Alternatives has established relationships with lenders who are familiar with our program

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How We Can Help Your Family

Discriminating among the many programs or evaluating the effectiveness of your child's current program can be a daunting challenge. The Professionals we work with provide consultation to families with a personal approach. You are assured that you are in good hands.

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