Indian Health Service, Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center

Hemet, Riverside County
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center

This culturally sensitive treatment facility is the first of its kind in California; it provides services to the youth and their families from 100+ Native American Tribes throughout California.

Located in the San Jacinto Valley near the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in Riverside County, this new 40,343 square feet facility will house 32 residents for routine residential treatment (16 double rooms). The double rooms will be split evenly between girls and boys, and there is a close observation unit of 6 bedrooms, as well as five family suites (three one-bedroom and two two-bedroom). This campus has been certified LEED Gold by USGBC.

This campus includes residential services, administration and support. Residential includes living areas for the youth residents, recreational, social and cultural spaces, as well as therapy and educational spaces. The administrative department includes public areas and employee facilities in addition to administrative offices. The support department includes the dietary facilities and well as facility housekeeping and maintenance spaces.

Client: Department of Health and Human Services - Indian Health Service

Stafford King Wiese Architects associated with Blackbird Associates for this project. Blackbird Associates served as the Architect of Record and Stafford King Wiese served as the Design Architect.

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Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Double bedroom
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Classroom
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Dining
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Family residence living room
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
round house, therapy room
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Lattice will grow vines and add protection from the harsh desert sun and privacy in the bedrooms
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Classroom wing and gymnasium
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center
Indian Health Service (IHS) Desert Sage Youth Wellness Treatment Center