Everyone needs help sometimes. Can we help your child behave in school, stay out of trouble, and follow the rules of the house? Do you need help building healthier family relationships?
You are not alone; let us support you
Our goal is to increase student, family, and school communities’ attainment of positive mental health and well-being Provide individual therapy services in the office, school, home, or other community setting
Individual, Group, and Family Therapy:
Counseling for individuals, groups and families to resolve symptoms of behavioral, emotional, social, and cognitive disorders.
An assessment to determine the source of the emotional and behavioral concerns and determine appropriate course of treatment.
Individuals and groups learn and practice skills essential to successful child-rearing and healthy family relationships.
Anger and Stress Management:
Individual and group counseling is offered to youths whose anger is out of control and is contributing to problems at school, at work, and in their personal relationships.
Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment for Substance Use Disorders:
Intensive Out-Patient group, individual and family services; Assessments and basic education activities to delay the onset of experimentation with drugs and alcohol.
Telehealth and school-based behavioral health services are available
- Clients with phones and computers will receive their services via videoconferencing and telephone.
- Alternative arrangements will be made for clients without telephone access.
- Clinicians are located in approximately 24 DC Public and Public Charter Schools.
Community Support Services:
Education, school and community consultation, and services provided in the home, school, and other settings to improve parenting, academic, daily living, and behavioral management skills.
Is your child disrupting your home, getting in trouble, and doing poorly in school?
Life Skills and Resilience Services
Hillcrest offers services to assist with stress management, conflict resolution, problem solving, and coping skills.
Recovery Support Services:
A process of change to improve health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach one’s full potential *is this something we can offer children/adolescents?
Grief, Loss, and Trauma Support
Grief loss and trauma is complicated and unique for everyone. Hillcrest offers individualized services to assist you through your recovery journey
Services for every visitor
Hillcrest Children and Family 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 has offered primary prevention and mental health services to children and families.
With a commitment 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. We use an income-based sliding fee scale to determine our rates. SERVICES WILL NOT BE DENIED DUE TO INABILITY TO PAY.