Improving care. Changing lives.

Nearly a century of proven leadership.

Learn how Judge Baker is improving the quality of children’s mental health.

Explore our Programs & Services

Quality Care Initiative

Helping to ensure that children and families have access to the highest quality care

Manville School

A therapeutic day school for students from kindergarten through 10th grade

Child Therapy

Providing focused short-term treatments for children and their families

Summer Enrichment Institute

A five-week day program for children ages 6-12 with ADHD and other behavior issues

Next Step: College Success

Fostering skills of independent living for students in grades 10-12 with social communication deficits

Professional Training

Training that helps improve the quality of services for children and their families

Founded in 1917, Judge Baker Children’s Center is a Harvard Medical School affiliate with proven leadership in children’s mental health. Committed to bridging the current gap between research and practice, Judge Baker integrates research, professional training and direct service.

News & Announcements

Baker Bulletin ~ Spring 2017

May 11, 2017

Click here to view the Baker Bulletin ~ Spring 2017 edition

Parent Talk - A Resource for Parents about Adolescent Depression

May 1, 2017

The FAMpod website represents a resource developed by Dr. Beardslee, Dr. Gladstone, and colleagues to distill what they have learned from years of research, practice, and advocacy into programs they feel will be helpful for individuals experiencing depression, as well as those living with or working with individuals experiencing depression. This effort has culminated in the creation of two free programs:

Upcoming Events

Rodman Ride for Kids

September 23, 2017

Support Judge Baker Children's Center and the Rodman Ride for Kids! Judge Baker is proud to be participating in the 2017 Rodman Ride for Kids. The Ride will take place on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Foxboro, MA.

Hopes & Dreams Gala

November 8, 2017

Boston Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Child At Risk Hotline

Judge Baker Children's Center directs the Child At-Risk Hotline, a statewide after-hours emergency response system.  Each year, Judge Baker's highly trained staff responds to more than 170,000 requests for crisis intervention, information, or referrals.

NE Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors

Judge Baker Children's Center is home base for the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors (NEACWCD), a consortium of child welfare agency leaders and staff members from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Research at Judge Baker

Judge Baker Children's Center has nearly a century of proven leadership in advancing understanding about children with mental health and behavioral problems. Judge Baker’s innovative research is aimed at developing and improving strategies to help children find—and stay on—the best course...