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Together, the Voice

2023 Annual Report

Read ACRC/BBI’s Annual Report to learn more about our exciting 2023!

2025 Call for Papers Now Open!

69th Annual Conference
Boston, MA | March 24-27, 2025

Submit your proposal now!

ACRC Membership

Members are the true voice behind our organization

Member Benefits include:
*Job postings on our website
*FREE webinars
*Event discounts
*Networking opportunities

& so much more!

Upcoming ACRC Webinar

Best Practices for Supporting and Caring for LGBTQ+ Youth 

June 26, 2024
1 – 2:30 p.m. CST


Stay up to date on the latest news and announcements from ACRC & BBI.

The Association of Children’s Residential & Community Services

We provide a network of learning and support, and advocate for quality residential interventions for children. We are dedicated to being a powerful international voice for best practices and innovation in our field.

Members Who Lead

As a member, you’ll receive support, training, and information to become an impactful leader and provider. Sign up for information about cutting-edge best practices and a broad international network of resources to help you better serve children and families through residential and community interventions.

BBI Resources

Building Bridges Initiative provides tools to support your work with the Building Bridges five core values and principles to implement best practices.

View Our Guides

“Transforming Residential Interventions: Practical Strategies and Future Directions” and “Residential Interventions for Children, Adolescents, and Families: A Best Practice Guide” are available for purchase. Thank you for supporting our endevours, enjoy a 20% off discount with code FLR40 at checkout!

Our Mission

ACRC provides a powerful voice for quality residential and community interventions through relationships, leadership, advocacy, and the promotion of innovative treatment and best practices.

Our Vision

ACRC envisions youth and families thriving in their homes and communities with uncompromised access to high-quality residential and community-based interventions in a robust continuum of care. 

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