Friendship Academy

255 S Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

The academy provides comprehensive, family-oriented social, educational and behavioral health services for children with severe emotional disturbances. The elementary program stresses appropriate work habits to enable the child to return to or enter community schools. A psychotherapeutic, rehabilitative secondary program for adolescents emphasizes skills relevant to employment or mainstreaming to public schools. Vocational evaluation and counseling are available. Treatment typically lasts two to three years. The school accepts the following conditions: ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Conduct Disorder, Emotional Disturbances, Mood Disorder, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Pervasive Development Disorder, Psychosis, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

General Information

Academic OrientationGeneral Academic, Special Education
Grade RangeDay — Coed Ages 6-21
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address255 S Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Telephone412-365-3800
Fax412-361-6775
Year Established1966
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorMary Beth Boylen
Applications DueRolling
Total Enrollment152
Day Students152
Boys115
Girls37
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