Emily Griffith Center

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The Emily Griffith Center or the Griffith Centers for children was a residential treatment center located on 12163 Perry Park Rd Larkspur in Colorado <ref>The former campus on Google maps</ref>.

According to an article from year 2000 it had been operating for more than 70 years <ref name="strug">New Perspectives - Apr, 2000, Strugglingteen.com - industry marketing firm</ref>

The targetgroup was males aged between 14 and 17 <ref name=strug/>


February 2006 the center was featured in an article as the last stop for troubled boys <ref name="bnet">A place to grow, cope, by Jane Reuter, Bnet, February 20, 2006</ref>

September 2007 a woman was convicted of having a relationship with one of the boys at the closed facility <ref name=post/>

In their October 15, 2010 newsletter the Human rights organization HEAL-online stated that the facility was closed <ref name="heal">Heal-online newsletter, October 15, 2010</ref>. In fact the facility did close June 2007 <ref name="post">Woman convicted in Griffith Center sex assault case arrested in Junction, by Pete Fowler, Glenwood Springs Post Independent, September 19, 2007</ref>

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