Hillcrest Educational Centers
Hillcrest Educational Centers is a private not-for-profit agency that provides a range of individualized and comprehensive clinical, psychological and special education services for children, adolescents and families in Berkshire County, MA and the Northeast. The students served by Hillcrest in nonresidential and residential programs have complex psychiatric, behavioral and/or developmental disorders, including autism, and a variety of high risk behaviors.
The programs and services at Hillcrest Educational Centers are state licensed and certified, and the agency is accredited in behavioral health care by the Joint Commission. Hillcrest EC programs include a therapeutic day education program, three residential treatment centers, and Hillcrest Psychological Services, which provides comprehensive testing and evaluation services for children, adolescents and adults. Hillcrest also operates Hillcrest Dental Care, a comprehensive family dental practice and the largest provider in Western Massachusetts of oral health care services for MassHealth recipients and special needs patients. In 2010, Hillcrest affiliated with Berkshire County Kid’s Place & Violence Prevention Center, a fully accredited Children’s Advocacy Center for victims of child abuse and domestic violence and their non-offending family members.
Our mission at Hillcrest Educational Centers is to facilitate the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth of our students through the development of new skills that will enable them to succeed in their home community.