JoAnn Bridges Academy is a gender-specific residential treatment program that provides a safe, supportive and nurturing environment in which young women can learn and grow. Our program features evidence-based practices and mental health overlay services (MHOS) within a normalized, trauma-focused environment. In partnership with Florida Division of Juvenile Justice, Rite of Passage operates JoAnn Bridges Academy and offers a program founded on over three decades of experience and 15 years of demonstrated outcomes in female-specific treatment and care. Through experienced leadership, quality services and a research-backed approach to residential care, JoAnn Bridges Academy works to inspire growth, change and to improve the lives of Florida’s young women.