Excelsior Youth Centers

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Excelsior Youth Centers, Inc is a behavior modification facility marketed as a treatment center. It is located in Aurora, Colorado <Ref>The facility on Google maps</Ref>.

It was founded in 1973.

The target group is girls only aged 12-17.

Program structure[redigér]

They run several programs:

  • A residential program of unknown length with room for 180 girls.
  • Day Treatment Education Program for 40 girls
  • An Aftercare Project for 75 girls so they can live independent once they turn 18.


A thread on the myspace groups of suvivors and former staff mentions at least two suicides <Ref>worse memory of EYC, Myspace survivor group</Ref>


As it is the case with several other single gender programs, alternative choice of life partners can be observed <Ref>were you "gay for the stay"?, Myspace survivor group</Ref>

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Survivor Group[redigér]