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 non-profit organization founded in 1815 by First Lady Dolley Madison and chartered by an Act of Congress. Throughout its history, Hillcrest Center has offered primary prevention and mental health services to children and families. With a commitment to provide 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 that is delivered in a timely fashion by qualified professionals.

We look forward to serving you!


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