GentleBrook Academies

GentleBrook Academies offer learning and training opportunities for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. There are three individual academies:

Academy of Fine Arts
A classroom-based program for people eligible for services intellectual and/or developmental services. This program consists of five components: Soft Skills, Music Appreciation, Music Theatre/Dance, Art and Signed English, a combination of American Sign Language and English. The program takes place at our Hartville Church of the Brethren location and is enhanced with appropriate, unique community learning opportunities.

TO LEARN MORE about the Academy of Fine Arts, call Taelor Gates at 330-327-6277.

GentleBrook Support Services

Barn/Farm/Greenhouse
GentleBrook provides support services to participants on a daily basis that is designed to offer person-centered, vocational skills development and learning opportunities in animal science, agriculture, and horticulture. This takes place at GentleBrook Greenhouse & Farm in Hartville, Ohio and is separate from our academy style program. We provide vocational skills training and/or adult day support in our barn, adjacent to GentleBrook Greenhouse & Farm. This program offers participants an opportunity to learn about, and tend to, small animals such as rabbits, goats, and chickens.

TO LEARN MORE about the Barn/Farm/Greenhouse support services and eligibility requirements, call Taelor Gates at 330-327-6277.