Welcome to Hope Forest

Hope Forest Academy is an evidence-based residential treatment program that provides a safe, normalized, and campus-like setting where young men can learn and grow. Rite of Passage operates Hope Forest Academy in partnership with Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and offers over three decades of experience and 15 years of demonstrated outcomes in treatment and care. Through experienced leadership, quality services and a Restorative Justice approach, Hope Forest Academy works to inspire and improve the lives of Florida’s developmentally delayed young men.