“Mental health is a critical component of children’s learning and general health. Fostering the social and emotional health in children as a part of healthy child development must therefore be a national priority.
Research shows that brain development and experience in early childhood may set the course for many future behavior patterns ”
Surgeon General’s Report 2003
The JFS Children’s Center provides a high-quality and easily accessible center for the evaluation and treatment of children facing challenges that may impede their development into fully-functional adults. These challenges can include psychological, educational, neurological, environmental and/or social problems. The JFS Children’s Center integrates all these services under one roof, comprehensively addressing the child as a whole.