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3001 26th Ave S
St. Petersburg FL 33712

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Staff Secure Residential

Johnnie L. Downing

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Charles Britt Academy is a non-secure facility that provides specialized treatment to adolescent males that have been committed to the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. Charles Britt Academy is dedicated to excellence in providing substance abuse and mental health treatment to males between the ages of 14-18. The program prides itself in the use of evidenced based programming and behavior management that is reflective of the most current research. Charles Britt Academy excels in developing young men into productive individuals through the focus on family, morals, values, and healthy living. Through the course of six to nine months young men at Charles Britt Academy will receive specialized treatment for an array of behavior problems, mental health and substance abuse services, educational and vocational services, and comprehensive transitional and discharge planning. Our mission is to maintain safety in the community through effective holistic treatment of the youth. This is achieved through a positive culture that fosters respect, individuality, and enhances the strengths of each young man that it serves.