Mending Young Hearts & Minds Since 1833
1400 Whitney Avenue Hamden CT, 06517


Our Mission Statement:  The Children’s Center of Hamden is a behavioral health organization dedicated to helping individuals of all cultural backgrounds achieve their highest level of functioning through quality treatment, education and care.

For more than 185 years—we have given hope.

Today we help youth who struggle with …

  • Psychological or social problems
  • Physical or sexual abuse
  • Learning disabilities
  • Substance abuse
  • Family trauma

We provide family-centered, quality treatment and education in an environment that is safe, nurturing and least restrictive.   The Children’s Center has been awarded the industry’s gold seal of approval for the quality of our behavioral health care services: The Joint Commission Accreditation.

Our multidisciplinary teams are specially trained to promote healthier decision-making so that troubled youth can become contributing members of their families and community. We are here to help you.