The History of Brookwood Florida
1976The name changes to A Young Women’s Residents, Inc. and the goals were shifted. The emotional needs of adolescent girls surfaced as an unmet community need. Girls between the ages of 13 – 18 who had been abused, abandoned, neglected, impregnated, or involved in family crisis were referred for placement.
“I always attributed [Brookwood] with changing my life. If it weren’t for this place, I would be another statistic”
D., former Brookwood resident