Adolescent Boys ~ Age Group: 16-21

Next Step is a community based program that acts as a bridge between our Teens in Transition program and independent living. Adolescent boys involved in Next Step work on obtaining and maintaining employment, budgeting and financial management, and securing housing.

In an apartment-like home setting, this program provides 24 hour awake staff to support and develop the skills needed to live independently. Preferred completion of the Teens in Transition program, but not required.

Additional Information

Grand Rapids, MN

Department of Corrections Residential Programming for Boys

Our gender-specific programming for boys in the Grand Rapids area is in partnership with Department of Corrections. Youth in this program are referred by a county worker, probation officer, or court order.


  • County Pay
  • Not in primary need of chemical dependency or suicide intervention
  • Preferred open delinquency file, but not required

Contact Information

To make a referral for the Next Step, call:

Grand Rapids Office (218) 322-4132 or