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 2016

April 6, 2016

Click here to view the Baker Bulletin ~ Spring 2016 edition

Judge Baker Welcomes David J. Martens to the Board of Trustees

April 4, 2016

BOSTON, MA (April 4, 2016) – Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, today announced that it elected David J. Martens, Director of Investment Analysis & Operations at Boston College, to its Board of Trustees.

Judge Baker Welcomes David W. Walker to the Board of Trustees

December 22, 2015

Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a leader in providing research, programs and support in children’s mental health issues, today announced that it elected David W. Walker, Director at BNY Mellon Wealth Management, to its Board of Trustees.

Upcoming Events

Rodman Ride for Kids!

September 24, 2016

Support Judge Baker Children's Center and the Rodman Ride for Kids! Judge Baker is proud to be participating in the 2016 Rodman Ride for Kids.  The Ride will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in Foxboro, MA.

Our fundraising goal is $125,000 and, with your help, we will reach it!

Click here to learn more about the Rodman Ride or show your support for Judge Baker.

11th Annual Golf Tournament

June 20, 2016

Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational golf tournament to benefit Judge Baker Children's Center
Blue Hill Country Club
Canton, MA

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

May 5, 2016

SAMHSA -- The 2016 national event will take place on Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. EDT in Washington, DC, at The George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs’ Jack Morton Auditorium. Awareness Day 2016: “Finding Help, Finding Hope”

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...