Psychiatric Children’s Hospital
KidsPeace Psychiatric Hospital is an acute care 120-bed facility providing a fully integrated continuum of 24-hour intensive psychiatric care in a safe, secure facility. KidsPeace treats children, teenagers and young adults ages eighteen to twenty and a half, who present a danger to self or others and cannot be safely maintained in the community. On-site classrooms, indoor and outdoor athletic facilities and common rooms contribute to a structured environment where kids feel supported and protected. KidsPeace is dedicated to healing and addressing the unique mental and behavioral health care needs of children and young adults experiencing severe crises.
Family Member Quotes
“Our daughter was inpatient at KidsPeace for one and a half years until she aged out at 18. They handled her when she was at a very vulnerable point, with multiple suicide attempts. The staff is skilled and loving and the facility is top notch.”
Information and Referrals
Speak with a Resource Specialist about services and referrals to KidsPeace Children’s Hospital.
- Substance abuse treatment
- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
- Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT)
- Applied behavioral analysis (ABA)
- Individual, group, and family therapy
More Services at KidsPeace
- Residential programs
- Community programs
- Foster care and community programs (FCCP)
Accreditations & Qualifications
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Division of Children & Youth
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Division of Mental Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania State Board of Private Academic Schools
Tricare-certified center of excellence
KidsPeace staff are members of more than 150 professional associations, such as: The Alliance for Children and Families, The Child Welfare League of America, The National Network for Social Work Managers and The American Association of Children’s Residential Centers.
KidsPeace in the Media
More about KidsPeace
KidsPeace is a private charity dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, families and communities. Founded in 1882, KidsPeace provides a unique psychiatric hospital; a comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; and a variety of foster care and community-based treatment programs to help people in need overcome challenges and transform their lives. KidsPeace provides emotional and physical health care and educational services in an atmosphere of teamwork, compassion and creativity.
KidsPeace has operational programs in New York, New Jersey, Maine, Minnesota, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Delaware and Maryland.