Headquartered in the Inland Empire, Oak Grove Center is a vital part of California’s network of providers of residential treatment and education for at-risk children from every county in the state.

Services available include special needs education, residential treatment, wraparound, autism services, addiction recovery and relapse programs, independent living skills and partial hospitalization.

Our facilities are located in rural areas because children with severe emotional and behavioral challenges can thrive in a healthy environment that encourages activity, minimizes distraction and is safe.


Murrieta, California

Oak Grove is a nonprofit 24-hour residential, educational and therapeutic treatment center that serves 76 children who live on campus as well as an additional 90 children and youth with special needs that are transported daily to our campus from all over Riverside county, although predominantly the Temecula Valley, the Corona area and North San Diego. Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Murrieta, California, the campus encompasses three dormitories, a K-12 non-public school, cafeteria, pool, library, therapy and nursing facilities, as well as administrative offices, a baseball field, organic garden, and a state of the art gymnasium complex that includes an autism sensory room, music & dance studio as well as a game room for the Oak Grove Youth. Children are admitted to our programs with a variety of social, emotional, behavioral, psychological, medical and neurological problems. Many have suffered a variety of physical and/ or sexual abuse, other traumas or have experienced many other severe social, emotional or behavioral challenges.

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Perris, California

Oak Grove at the Ranch (OGR) is a California certified, WASC accredited nonpublic school operating under the umbrella of the Oak Grove Center. Established in 2006, OGR is located in Perris and, like the Murrieta campus, provides services to students with histories of chronic and severe social, emotional, behavioral, and academic challenges. The school is comprised of five classes serving students with emotional disturbance, learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, and autism. Students are transported daily to and from school either by facility vehicles, their families or residential care program, or by their home district. The program at OGR features the following components:

The school serves children and adolescents, ages 5 to 22 years, who are experiencing social, emotional, and behavior disorders, psychiatric disorders, neurological problems, and chronic medical problems, along with concurrent school problems, family dysfunction, and alcohol or substance abuse. The school is comprised of five self contained special day classes (SDC). Students are transported daily to and from school either by facility vehicles, their families or residential care program, or by their home district.

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Bermuda Dunes CA

Oak Grove in the Desert is our newest location. We are now leasing space for our staff who are providing Wraparound and THRIVE services to youth and families in the Desert area. This site operates under the umbrella of the Oak Grove Center. Oak Grove has been providing Wraparound Services to families referred from the Riverside Department of Social Services since 2010. Our desert location allows us to meet the needs of families in the desert region. We also serve a number of Wraparound families referred through local school districts. Send inquiries to info@oakgrovecenter.org.