Five Acres strengthens families & prevents child abuse through treatment & education in community-based & residential programs. Founded in 1888 , Five Acres has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children & Families Services since 1957. Services include residential care & education, mental health services, foster care & adoptions, deaf services, & domestic violence prevention.
A permanent, safe & empowered ‘family member’ for every child served by us by 2007
Five Acres is dedicated to helping children become caring & productive adults by building on their strengths & those of their families & communities. Five Acres works to prevent child abuse & neglect, care for, treat & educate emotionally disturbed, abused & neglected children & their families in residential & outreach programs; advance the welfare of children & families by research, advocacy & collaboration; & strive for the highest standards of excellence by professionals & volunteers.