Care for Foster Youth

About Residential Programs

Maryvale cares for, and treats, abused, abandoned and neglected children in the foster care system through intensive programs: 

Residential Treatment for Girls

Maryvale’s Residential Treatment Program serves girls, ages 6-21, removed from their homes by the Department of Children and Family Services or referred by the Department of Probation. These girls have been profoundly traumatized by prior abuse, abandonment or neglect and many suffer from the effects of numerous failed placements in foster care facilities.       

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150x200-web-executive-portrait-sandhez.jpgWilliam Sanchez 
Director of STRTP 

Will joined Maryvale in 2010. He is responsible for overseeing residential services for Maryvale. Will joined Maryvale as the director of Emergency Placement Services in 2010. Prior to Maryvale Will worked with youth as a Case Manager for foster teens and as a tutor for at-risk youth. He also worked as a detention officer at East Lake juvenile hall.

In 2017, Will earned a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the University of Southern California where he conducted research in the area of adults and healthy aging. He also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology from California State University, Los Angeles.