Education – is furnished through Axtell Independent School District, which provides on campus academic learning experiences in small group settings.
Treatment Team – is led by a board-certified psychiatrist, and assesses each youth's clinical needs and develops an appropriate treatment approach.
Medical Services – ensures that each youth benefits from continuous general medical care by WCY's full time pediatrician.
Clinical Services – provides each adolescent with an assigned clinical therapist who is responsible for:
- Individual and group therapy.
- Family therapy.
- Coordination of the treatment team.
- Case management services.
- Assistance with aftercare planning.
Nursing Services – provides nurses with specialized therapeutic skills, who apply the nursing process to address the needs of the individual and family.
Habilitation and Wellness Services – addresses residents’ need for a healthy life
style through self-care, independent living, social, nutritional, recreational
and leisure skill training.
Aftercare – coordinates relationships between Waco Center for Youth, families, Mental Health Centers, state facilities, and other community resources.
The Staff – gives youth a chance for change by building a totally therapeutic environment for emotionally distressed young people. This commitment is demonstrated by a highly trained and motivated staff, as well as a large number of community volunteers who provide donated goods and services to the center's youngsters.
Rights Protection – is assured for center youth by a Rights Officer, who is available to assist center youth, families and staff in understanding the youth's rights, privileges and responsibilities.
Chaplaincy Services – provides youth with opportunities for spiritual formation while insuring their rights of religious freedom.
Residential Life – offers young people of the Waco Center for Youth cottage style housing under 24-hour staff supervision. While at the campus, each youth participates in a variety of programs, activities, and learning experiences, so that they might successfully return to home and community.