Our mission is to help children and their families
by providing comprehensive mental health
and developmental services.
Founded in 1884, Seattle Children's Home (SCH) is a private,
not-for-profit organization that responds to the mental health
needs of children and their families throughout Seattle, King
County and Washington State. From humble beginnings as a home
for orphaned children, SCH has blossomed into the only mental
health facility of its kind in King County.
Today, Seattle Children's Home is respected throughout the community for addressing the emotional and behavioral health needs of our state's most seriously emotionally disturbed children.
in five children in the United States suffers from some form of
diagnosable mental illness. At Seattle Children’s Home, we strive to
meet the needs of these children and their families with a full spectrum of care. Services range from
residential treatment with 24 hour nursing and psychiatric
services to less intensive counseling visits. Our professional
dedicated to providing the highest quality of personalized care.
We have five programs dedicated to improving the mental health of
children and adolescents.
- Outpatient Mental Health Counseling and Therapy
- Behavior Support Team (BeST)
Home Program for Extended Support (HoPES)
- Children’s Justice System Mental Health Liaisons
- McGraw Residential
Treatment Program (McGraw)
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