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McAuley Nazareth Home for Boys
A Haven for Hope and Strength for Troubled Youth Since 1901.


McAuley Nazareth Home for Boys is a licensed and accredited residential special education school and group home serving youth ages six (6) to eighteen (18) who have experienced emotional trauma and neglect. These youth present with unique needs that require special care and attention. Nazareth provides individually designed services to give our emotionally and behaviorally challenged youth what they need to build on their strengths. These include (but are not limited to) small group living, out-patient medical services, on-site nursing services, dental care, speech and occupational therapy, individual, family & group therapy, psychological testing, psychiatric treatment, social support services to family, pre-vocational & vocational counseling, and recreational activities on grounds and in the local community. Nazareth offers in-house special education to residential and day students Kindergarten through 8th grade. Classrooms are typically comprised of one teacher and a classroom aide with four to eight students. The 9th through 12th grade youth attend special education programs outside Nazareth provided by local public and private schools.

Nazareth does not discriminate against any person because of his or her race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or marital status in the provision of or access to services, employment and activities. This is in accordance with all applicable federal and state law, including but not limited to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Article 114 of the Massachusetts Constitution, Chapters 151B and 272, Sections 92, 98, and 98A, of the Massachusetts General Laws and Executive 227, 246, and 253.

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