415. Cross Creek Manor
Cross Creek Manor was the female version of Cross Creek Programs. It was one of the largest so-called residential treatment centers in Utah. It was part of the WWASP organization. It was located in St. George in Utah. One of the buildings are today leased to a program called “Second Chances”. The other building, which was the main building housed a number of program before they all shut down some years ago.
The female students were separated from the boys who went to the male Cross Creek Center program.
Use of isolation room were used. Restriction in communication from family and friends were used.
It cannot have been a fun place to be as a teenager.
- My experience with Cross Creek, WWASP, and institutionalized child abuse (The Captive Teen)
- Help Center Enslaved Teen, Family Says (Courthouse News Service)
- Reform school survivors allege abuse of their personal files too (Al Jazeera America)
- Students Recall Special Schools Run Like Jails (The New York Times)