Hillcrest Children and Family Center (Hillcrest Center) is a behavioral health care and social services agency that provides behavioral health treatment and prevention as well as community and family support services. We are a private not for profit organization founded in 1815 by First Lady Dolley Madison and chartered by an Act of Congress. Hillcrest Center has throughout its history, offered primary prevention and mental health services to children and families. Committed to providing each client with the highest quality, cost effective, and timely service to meet their needs, we promote wellness and the well-being of our service population, staff, and the general community.

The Hillcrest Center mission statement speaks to our historical commitment to children and families:

To promote the well-being and holistic development of all children, youth and families of the District of Columbia and surrounding areas through comprehensive, culturally responsive, family and community focused services, education and advocacy.

OUR VISION – To become a world-class behavioral health and social service organization achieving positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

OUR GOAL – To ensure children, adolescents, adults and families have access to client centered, quality substance abuse treatment, delivered in a timely fashion, by qualified professionals.

We look forward to serving you!


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