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Judge Baker Children's Center Names Dr. Gary R. Lyon, EdD, MPA as Vice President of Innovation and External Affairs/Senior Diversity Officer

August 10, 2021

BOSTON, MA (AUGUST 10, 2021) - Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, named Dr. Gary R. Lyon,EdD, MPA to the role of  Vice President of Innovation and External Affairs and Senior Diversity Officer. Dr. Lyon collaborates with the CEO, VP of Programs, and senior management team to drive innovation in children's behavioral health and special education.  Dr. Lyon also acts as an external liaison representing JBCC in local, regional, and national venues. As a Senior Diversity Officer (SDO), he is responsible for developing organization-w...

Judge Baker Children's Center Names Richard Voccio, MBA as Vice President of Finance

July 26, 2021

BOSTON, MA (JULY 26, 2021) - Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, named Richard Voccio, MBA to the role of Vice President of Finance. Voccio will be responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the organization and supporting the President and CEO, senior leadership, and the Board of Trustees to develop and implement financial management and oversight strategies across the organization. He brings a well-rounded financial executive leadership track record of supporting organizations by integrating a hands-on approach with a big p...

Judge Baker's 2019-2020 Biennial Report

April 22, 2021

We are pleased to unveil our FY 2019-2020 Biennial Report which details the major milestones and accomplishments we've made over the past two years. The report also includes an overview of our financials during FY 2019 and FY 2020, including the names of our incredibly generous donors. We hope you'll find the report informative and engaging. Click here to view our 2019-2020 Biennial Report

Spotlight On: Supporting Transgender & Gender-Nonconforming (T/GNC) Youth in Massachusetts

April 20, 2021

It's our pleasure to announce the newest entry in our "Spotlight On" series, written and coordinated by our Evidence-Based Policy Institute. This entry is titled "Supporting Transgender & Gender-Nonconforming (T/GNC) Youth in Massachusetts". In this report, we examine the experiences that contribute to the growth and development of T/GNC youth, as well as the reasons why many of these youth disproportionately experience negative social, physical, and behavioral health outcomes.  Read more

Judge Baker Children's Center Awarded Upswing Fund Grant

March 31, 2021

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health. With the support provided by this grant, we will be able to continue to serve historically underserved adolescents of color and LGBTQ+ youth in our community.  Launched in October 2020, The Upswing Fund has worked to expand mental healthcare by awarding $10.8 million in grants across 33 states, plus Washington, D.C. These grants will enable organizations – many of which employ less than 50 full-time employees - to immediately increase thei...

Boston Parents Paper Names Manville School One of the Top 10 Special Needs Elementary Schools for 2020

November 2, 2020

Boston Parents Paper, a long-standing, family-focused publication based in Natick, has named the Manville School one of the Top 10 Special Needs Elementary Schools for 2020. Each year, the Paper grants their readers the opportunity to make their voices heard about which particular family-based resources and services they have found most helpful or most worthy of recognition. Readers are presented with a variety of different categories and have the ability to write-in their preferred choice. Congratulations to our entire Manville staff and thank you for your incredible work! For more on this ...