About Us


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I was so inspired with the work that you do and your approach to working with the children. I know the challenges faced with this group of children and so was overwhelmed with the way they presented.

—Neil S.

Please visit the Sonoma County Juvenile Justice website to view Plumfield Academy's Inspection Reports.

Program Profile



Plumfield Academy accepts boys between the ages of 6 and 14 at the time of enrollment who may struggle with:

  • Attachment issues
  • Impulsivity
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Volatility
  • Depression
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Oppositional behaviors

Our program has been successful in working with the unique concerns of adoptive parents and their children.


With certified training in Adoption Competency, Plumfield’s Licensed Therapist integrates proven modalities in adoption and permanency.

  • Adoption Competent therapy (TAC and ACT certified)
  • Therapy providing Individual, Group and Family work
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Social Workers providing case management services


Plumfield Academy’s Non-Public School is certified by the California Department of Education and includes:

  • Curriculum based on California Common Core Standards
  • Enriched, structured classes of 4-6 students
  • Credentialed team of experienced teachers
  • Speech and Language Services


Plumfield Academy has three homes located in the Sebastopol countryside. Each home accommodates six boys, who are cared for and supervised by a four-member counseling team, with a one to three ratio of staff to residents.