Hillcrest offers an array of employment services to assist with employment. 100% Supported Employment referred are placed in a job within 30-60 days of referral.

73% maintain their employment for 90 days or longer.

The average hourly rate for those placed is $22 per hour, which is 6+ dollars above DC Living wage.


Supportive Employment Services:

Provides evidence-based support and assists with employment services for our clients. Our staff assist clients with creating resumes, interviewing skills, job coaching, relationship building with community business owners, and ongoing support to assist with retaining employment.

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. 

Our Values

Treatment is a partnership between the client, staff, and a network of family and friends; strength is found through that community.

Fostering healing in a safe, trusted environment is critical for the well-being of those we serve.

Individuals’ efforts in seeking help reflect a foundational strength for recovery and growth.