Founded in 1968, Eckerd Youth Alternatives is a youth services organization that offers services for children. The organization serves more than 80,000 youths through over 40 programs. It is one of the leading nonprofit organizations in the United States that provides services for at- and high-risk youths and families. Eckerd Youth Alternatives administers Outdoor Therapeutic Programs, which provide therapeutic behavioral treatment services. It serves boys and girls who are privately referred by families, schools and behavioral health and educational professionals and offers counseling, behavior management, social- and life-skills training family support and involvement, and transition planning and follow up services. The organization also provides early intervention and prevention services. Eckerd Youth Alternatives maintains its corporate headquarters in Clearwater, Fla.