Residential Foster Group Home Placement

Woodward Community Based Services strives to provide a safe environment for the youth in our foster group care facilities. Our facilities foster an environment of community involvement and relationship building. We pride ourselves on providing numerous on-site services, as well as an ability to transport the youth within our care to providers previously utilized in the community.

***A court order is required for admission to both Manning House and Highland House

Manning House

Our 10-bed, male facility is located in the North side of Des Moines and provides the following services:

  • On-site and Telehealth Mental Health counseling
  • Trauma Focused Care and Counseling
  • On-site BHIS
  • Public schooling for smoother reintegration back into the community
  • Individualized Treatment Planning
  • Large campus for outdoor activities
  • Summer Nature Activities (Swimming, Fishing, Camping)

Highland House

Our 20-bed, female facility is located in the North side of Des Moines and provides the following services:

  • On-site group and individual therapy sessions (Trauma Informed Care, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and EMDR Certified Therapists).
  • On-site BHIS
  • Public schooling for smoother reintegration back into the community
  • Trauma Sensitive / Trauma Focused yoga
  • Extracurricular activities (Sports, ROTC, School dances, and functions)