Therapeutic Residential Program Since 1954.

Developing emotional and academic resilience within the therapeutic alliance through nurturing, interpersonal relationships.

Clinical Services

Working together to coordinate treatment programs for boys, designed to address the specific needs of each child.

Who We Help

Boys who struggle to create healthy relationships & have psychological or learning problems such as:

The Forest Heights Story

Forest Heights Lodge (the Lodge) was founded in 1954 by Hank and Claire Swartwood, a couple who dedicated their lives to helping children…


Forest Heights Lodge maintains an on-grounds school program, which is integrated into the overall therapeutic experience. Our school program runs on a typical school calendar year with the addition of a half-day program during the summer.

Campus Life

Life is Good in Evergreen, Colorado. Our location provides access to many outdoor activities and the therapeutic value of living in a quiet, wooded community cannot be overestimated.




Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have suspended inpatient services at this time.
Thank you for your inquiry. Be safe, be well.