Open your heart and
home to children
Creative Alternatives is a nonprofit organization based in the Central Valley of California.
Our primary activities include the operation of Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP) homes for youth with specialty mental health needs, placement of children in private foster homes and running nonpublic schools.
Creative Alternatives has been designed to provide what its name implies… an alternative to the institutionalization of children. Our programs are individualized to meet the needs of each child.
Our Mission: To deliver comprehensive therapeutic service in a nurturing environment to youth and young adults.
Donations accepted by Creative Alternatives, either direct donation or through our various fund raising activities go directly into the Grace Bishop Memorial Fund for our emancipating youth. These funds are never used for operations cost. Creative Alternatives is 501 c3 nonprofit organization, and all donations are tax deductible.