Mission Statement

It is our mission at Alternative Homes for Youth (AHFY) to teach, support, and model healthy life skills to youth and families by providing therapeutic and educational interventions to end violence.


Alternative Homes for Youth (AHFY) specializes in transforming the effects of trauma, neglect, and abuse in the lives of children. Our commitment is to respond to the needs of the community and our clients by integrating current research to create individualized treatment plans and multi-modal treatment approaches which are adaptive, vital, and effective.  We provide residential, community transitional and day treatment services.

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Council on Accreditation

Accreditation is an optional process in the state of Colorado.  AHFY continually strives to provide the best treatment services and has gained accreditation through Council on Accreditation (COA).

COA is an international, independent, nonprofit, human service accrediting organization.  AHFY has been accredited since 2016 demonstrating that AHFY meets the standards of quality set forth by the COA accrediting body.