The Blount Youth Home was established in 1983. Our mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, structured environment for young men 10 - 20 years old that require inner reconstruction. We teach them life skills that develop positive self-esteem, positive self-discipline, and leadership qualities as they prepare for successful transition back to their families and communities. Our therapeutic home environment strives to teach teamwork, ownership and respect. We provide the opportunity to experience real life values, to gain peace of mind, self assurance and spiritual enhancement.
Teach students to gain self–esteem and foster positive individual development for self and hold positive regard for others.
Foster respect for self, others, and life. Mutual respect is encouraged between residents, families, staff, all members of society and the world around them.
Promotes positive adult role models whose behavior our residents may emulate.
We support diversity and the uniqueness of each individual and the culture that contributes to our natural and learned identity.
To teach individuals all the necessary skills to lead a productive life.
Development of skills and attitudes necessary for Multiple Trade Certifications, successful independent business development or employment.
A turn around for our residents into positive, productive citizens with essential skills to live successfully in the community and gain employment.