Otter Creek Academy

Otter Creek Campus is committed to providing a safe environment for youth that encourages and promotes changes in values and behavior. We believe that change is best accomplished through collaborative efforts from the youth, the family, the community and the dedicated staff.

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What's Going on Around Otter Creek

  • July 4th with Foothills Academy

    Everyone has their own traditions for July 4th.  Most traditions involve a cookout and fireworks.  No different with Foothills Academy and Otter Creek but they do add one thing to the day, some games.  It’s our versions of the Olympics where the boys are pitted against the girls in a bunch of different games, 17 […]

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  • Graduation at Otter Creek 2014

    This year was a great year for us.  We had many girls put in a lot of hard work towards their education with great results.  This year’s graduation ceremony was held on May 16th.  A local pastor from here in Monticello, Bro. David Flagler, was our key note speaker for the evening. Delivering a message […]

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  • Mural Project

    The school year is just about over for the students at Wayne County Schools. One young lady who is graduating left a big impact on the girls at Otter Creek in choosing us for her senior project.She designed a mural on campus and received help from the girls on campus. They completed pictures of a […]

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  • At The Creek 2014

    He provide you with information here about what is going on as well as through the Kentucky Youth & Children’s Facebook page.  This time we would like to share with you what has been going on the past few months as told by the girls at Otter Creek.  At The Creek is their yearly newsletter […]

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  • The girls at Otter Creek do a lot of service activities for the local community. One such project last year was to make pillow cases for a near by nursing home. So they girls learned how to make them then got to experience the joy of giving them away to happy residents. Community service projects […]

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  • Thank You Lake Cumberland Drug Task Force

    Otter Creek Academy Staff and Residents would like to say “Thank You”, to the Lake Cumberland Area Drug Task Force, for visiting our campus and providing a Substance Use Prevention presentation.  One of their area agents met with the female youths to educate them about the dangers and affects of illegal and prescription substance use. […]

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  • Temper-Pedic Helps us Again

    Once again Tempur-Pedic has blessed us with a generous donation. Earlier this year they provided office equipment and computers for both facilities. Now they have donated mattresses for all our youth to sleep on. Soon the girls at Otter Creek will be sleeping well every night. Tempur-Pedic, doing their part to Impact Lives and help […]

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  • Transitional Living Unit

    New Transitional Living Unit

    Otter Creek is pleased to announce that our Transitional Living Unit was officially opened on July 1st. You maybe wondering, what is the Transitional Living Unit? Well a structured residential program, like the one at Otter Creek, typically doesn’t offer any real-life experiences to prepare youth for what they will face when they go back […]

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  • Otter Creek Church

    Church at Otter Creek

    It’s finished!  Hopefully you have been keeping up with our updates on the construction of the church at Otter Creek.  We recently added the pews and podium to finish off the building and now the girls can enjoy a beautiful place to worship.  If you, your church or a group from your church would like […]

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  • Otter Creek Art Class

    Otter Creek Girls Art Class

    Recently the girls at Otter Creek learned about photography in art class.  After some instruction time they went out to take some pictures.  Here are some of the things the girls captured.  They got some really nice shots as you will see.  Opening their eyes to see things differently is part of the process of […]

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  • Future Church at Otter Creek

    Church at Otter Creek

    *UPDATE - This photo was taken Nov.12th as the workers are getting started on the flooring and beginning the final stages of the church.  We hope to be using it by the end of they year. The girls at the Otter Creek Academy are seeing some new and exciting changes on our campus. First there is […]

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  • New Administration Building

    New Administration Building

    This summer we saw the start to some exciting and important changes on campus.  We broke ground in May for a new on campus Church and an Administration Building.  The building will primarily be office space for our staff.  It will also provide us some more space for counseling on campus.  We are excited and […]

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  • Child Abuse/Neglect in Kentucky

    Below are some links with information on the problem of Child Abuse and Neglect in the state of Kentucky. Here is the most recent report from the state on the child abuse and neglect issue. Otter Creek is a member of the Kentucky Children’s Alliance who’s mission is, to shape public policy to benefit our member agencies […]

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Kentucky DCBS Site

If you believe a child is being abused, neglected or is dependent, you should call the the protection and permanency office in your county or the Toll Free Child Protection Hot Line. Child Protection Hot Line: 1-877-KYSAFE1 or 1-877-597-2331 (Toll Free)

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Contact Information

1440 Old Bethel Church Road
Monticello, KY 42633
Phone: (606) 343-0203
Fax: (606) 343-0301

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