“Building, Enriching, Rewarding, Helping, Enlightening.”

The Lives of Our Residents


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Berhe Group Home, Inc. dab “The Berhe Group” is committed to giving quality residential care to at risk young boys and Non-Minor Dependents (NMDs), LGBTQ, CSEC/CSEY, and Native America residents in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.  We are unconditionally dedicated to changing the lives of our children by:

  • Building - Self Esteem

  • Enriching - the total self, by giving and demanding excellence

  • Rewarding - positive behavior and worthwhile accomplishments

  • Helping - to expand our residents personal horizons by providing education and social activities

  • Enlightening - the minds of our children by providing positive role models and competent professionals

The Berhe Group also guarantees that each resident will: 

  • Be provided with a safe and caring environment

  • Be taught the essential values of integrity and honesty

  • Be treated with fairness, dignity and respect

  • Be encouraged to aim for the highest and best in life

  • Be allowed to grow and develop emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually

 

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The Berhe Group’s vision is to:

  • Operate as a Short Term Residential Therapeutic Residential Program

  • Be certified to bill Medi-Cal

  • Provide high quality service to our children, families and NMDs.

  • Provide each child with a therapeutic comprehensive program and plan in a community based home environment with 24-hour supervision, care, custody, professional individual and group counseling, and independent life skill training

  • Prepare children to enter a less restrictive environment or return to their families, and/or gain legal emancipation

  • Provide each NMDs with assistance and an opportunity to complete their secondary education or a program leading to an equivalent credential, or to enroll in a program designed to promote and/or remove barriers to employment

  • To be recognized as a leader in the field of behavior modification and training NMD in the much needed areas of independence and emancipation

  • To assist children and non-minors in their efforts to thrive and live healthy and productive lives in healthy communities

Strategic Vision 2018-2020 - To create positive change in the lives of our diverse population of residents, both minors and non-minor dependents (NMD), LGBTQ, CSEC/CSEY, and Native American residents, through various “trauma-informed” programs and initiatives led and executed by compassionate caregivers. The Berhe Group treats all residents with dignity and respect through culturally competent services in a safe, healthy, welcoming, respectful and responsive environment.

  • Priority I. Continue our innovative evidence-based “Resident Improvement Program” to track the outcome of Resident’s in our program.

  • Priority II. Demonstrate positive outcomes and impact.

  • Priority III. Ensure continued programmatic, organizational, and financial sustainability.

 

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The objective of The Berhe Group is to provide each child and Non-Minor Dependent with a comprehensive program and plan in a community based, simulated home environment with 24-hour supervision, care, custody, and training. By utilizing non-restrictive and non-aversive philosophies, each resident will be encouraged to reach his full potential.  In addition, our ultimate goal is to prepare children and Non-Minor Dependents to enter a less restrictive environment or return to their families, foster families, and/or gain legal emancipation from the program.  Traditional as well as innovative concepts are offered for the individualized program.

 

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The method used to accomplish The Berhe Group’s purpose consists of consulting experts in the fields of medicine, psychology, education, social work, mental health, and child care workers working together cohesively as a team.

The Berhe Group is a “six bed,” community based, five facility residential care company licensed to operate by the authority of the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division.  The Berhe Group assumes the model of a traditional family home setting, with the philosophical notion that the family is a basic institution of a society and with strong adherence to the traditional values and systems of a family setting.  The idea is that the family setting is a primary institution of learning, with the basic responsibility of teaching both children and Non-Minor Dependents values of society.  Creative and innovative methods are employed to teach fundamental and traditional values of: (a) Social responsibility; (b) Philosophy of self reliance and responsibility; (c) Appropriate and socially approved interactions and behaviors; (d) Respect for the persons and property of others; (e) Being a viable and productive member of the community in which the person lives; (f) Social rules, morals, and laws of the society and the community; (g) Social and moral consequences and (h) Care and concern for self and others by exhibiting consideration and helpfulness toward others.

 

 
“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”
— Nelson Mandela