Improving care. Changing lives.

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

Judge Baker Welcomes Primo Fontana & Christopher Cabral to the Board of Trustees

June 6, 2018

BOSTON, MA (June 6, 2018) - Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, today announced that it recently elected Primo A.J. Fontana, a partner at DLA Piper, and Christopher D. Cabral, a vice-president at Fiduciary Trust, to its Board of Trustees.

Webinar: A Summer Schedule for Kids with ADHD: How to Balance Fun, Independence & Structure

May 24, 2018

Dr. Sarah Tannenbaum, Associate Director of the Summer Enrichment Institute, presented a webinar for ADDitude Magazine on May 23rd.

A Summer Schedule for Kids with ADHD: How to Balance Fun, Independence & Structure

To replay this free webinar and download the slides, visit: https://www.additudemag.com/webinar/summer-schedule-adhd-children/ 

Judge Baker Children's Center Presents at Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health in Tampa, FL

March 8, 2018

BOSTON, MA  (March 2018) - Judge Baker Children's Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children's mental health, presented six papers at the Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health hosted by the Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) at The University of South Florida in Tampa. 

Upcoming Events

Rodman Ride for Kids

September 22, 2018

Save-the-Date

The 2018 Rodman Ride for Kids will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Foxboro, MA.  2018 marks Judge Baker's 13th year as an affiliate charity with the Ride!

Check back soon for more information about how you can help support Team Baker.

Click here for some FAQ's about the Ride.

 

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...