Northside Center fosters the healthy development of children and families and seeks to empower them to respond constructively to negative societal factors including racism and deprivation. Through comprehensive, high quality mental health and educational services, coupled with research, children and families are aided in developing to their full potential.
The Therapeutic Early Childhood Center provides early intervention services to children as young as 9 months old. Children with special needs receive services from a full spectrum of professionals, including special education teachers, social workers, psychologists and speech/occupational/and physical therapists. Rounding out this comprehensive team is a full-time nurse, a consulting psychiatrist and both music and art therapists. The Therapeutic Early Childhood Center provides specialized educational and clinical intervention that emphasizes the individual growth of both the child and care-giver.