Boys & Girls Aid

Seneca

About Seneca

Seneca is a shelter program serving females between the ages of 10 and 18 who are in need of stable shelter, assessment and placement recommendations. The house is a safe space where girls can grow, thrive and build social skills. There is a team of staff on site 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure the safety and well-being of all youth served by the program.


Who Seneca Helps

The youth served at Seneca are typically involved in the foster care system. They have been through many losses and transitions throughout their lives. They likely have significant histories of trauma, runaway behavior, self-harm, sexual re-activeness, law violations, drug and alcohol use, property destruction, as well as academic and behavioral issues in school.They are in need of structure and stability while we assess what will be the best possible placement for them following their time at Seneca.


How Seneca Helps

Seneca provides a safe place for girls to reflect on the past and move towards a positive future.

All youth receive:

  • 24 hour sight and sound supervision
  • Professional staff available 24 hours a day for crisis counseling and support
  • Strength based programming
  • Case management services
  • Coordination of family visits
  • Access to medical and dental services
  • Access to mental health and drug and alcohol treatment through Lifeworks Northwest or other providers
  • Individual and group skills training
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Recreation activities
  • Cultural activities
  • Gender specific programming