The Children’s Center of Hamden is a credentialed provider of highly effective, individualized programming and services for at-risk children and teens.

The Children’s Center of Hamden actively promotes strong partnerships with several key constituents in order to provide the programming and services that best meet the changing needs of learning disabled and troubled youth. These partners include:

• Institutions of higher learning
• Area hospitals
• Professional associations
• The State of Connecticut

The Center also provides supervised opportunities for graduate students studying behavioral health care to work with children and teens right on campus. This is part of our ongoing commitment to support quality training and advancement of new professionals in the field.


Accredited by The Joint Commission for Behavioral Health Care


Connecticut Department of Children & Families
Connecticut Department of Education
Connecticut Department of Public Health

Professional Affiliations

Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael campus, Pediatric Primary Care Center
University of Connecticut, School of Medicine
Yale University Medical School

Associations and Memberships

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Children’s League of Connecticut
Connecticut Association of Nonprofits
Connecticut Association of Private Special Education Facilities
Connecticut Community Providers Association
Connecticut Council of Administrators for Special Education
Council for Exceptional Children
Hamden Chamber of Commerce
United Way of Greater New Haven
Youth Catalytics

Internship site for students enrolled in the following institutions

Albertus Magnus College
Central Connecticut State University
Fordham University
Gateway Community College
Quinnipiac University
Southern Connecticut State University
University of Connecticut, School of Social Work
University of New Haven
University of Southern California
Yale School of Nursing, APRN Program