Empowering young men to make positive change.

Providing opportunities for youth to learn, grow and succeed.

Welcome to DePaul Academy

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DePaul Academy is a private secure program serving male youth between the ages of 14 and 18 with a history of delinquent behaviors, mild mental health issues, abuse, neglect and trauma needs, as well as students who did not thrive in less restrictive settings. The DePaul program offers an academy model residential treatment program within the St. Joseph County Juvenile Justice Center that promotes diverse social and educational interactions essential to the competency development of students. DePaul Academy is CARF accredited and provides education services through a Cognia accredited school.