Hillcrest Educational Center Hillcrest Educational Foundation

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Contact Information

Hillcrest Educational Foundation
Contact: Jackie Mercado, Admissions Coordinator
Email Address: jmercado@hillcresteducationalcenters.org
Phone: 413-499-7924 xx150
Alternate Phone: 413-445-2693

788 South Street
 Pittsfield, MA 01201
Area Served: West

Map Location Hillcrest Educational Center


Hillcrest Center in Lenox specializes in the treatment of boys and girls with extreme psychiatric, emotional and behavior disorders. Most Center students have experienced physical and/or sexual abuse and have become severely aggressive, sexually reactive, self injurious, or engage in fire setting. Most have been in psychiatric hospitals and/or have not succeeded in other residential settings due to the severity of their needs and behaviors. Students have mild intellectual disability, learning disabilities to above average intelligence. Street address is 349 Old Stockbridge Road in Lenox. Referrals accepted from DOE. Fees based on tuition. Treats traumatized children who are acting out with severe physical aggression. Provides treatment to fire setters and students who act out sexually. Team based approach, using individual therapy and open and self-contained classrooms. Students transition to home or foster care. Service fees paid by DCF, DYS or local school district.

Service Types

  • Schools - Residential

Program Type

  • Education
  • Mental Health

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Other See Narrative

Ages Served

  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: JCAHO
  • Fees: Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: OFC,DSS, DMH