Confidential, no-cost assessments
are available 24/7
Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital provides inpatient psychiatric and partial hospitalization treatment for children and adolescents, ages 3 to 17. We strive to provide compassionate care to every patient we serve.
The ultimate goal of our pediatric treatment programs is to teach children effective coping mechanisms and help them achieve long-term mental stability.
Our adolescent programs are designed for adolescents who struggle with a behavioral health disorder or substance abuse issue.
The Polaris, Worthy and Yess Programs provide specialized care for children and adolescents faced with specific psychological issues.
Our admissions department offers no cost, confidential assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
LICENSING & ACCREDITATION
Our facility is accredited by The Joint Commission, which helps monitor quality and care.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Have your child come prepared for their stay by reading about a typical first day at our facility.
Read answers to some of the most common questions we receive from parents about our programs and services.
Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital is a proud supporter of the National Action Alliance on Suicide Prevention.
If you are a clinical professional seeking care for a child or adolescent patient, use our online form to make a referral.
“Overall, my stay was good and I was very glad that I was getting help because I need it.”
“Honesty, it was great. Everyone respected my pronouns and the groups were really focused on my needs. We were like family.”
“Polaris was so much better than the other hospital I went to. I came to Polaris for the same reason I went to the other hospital and they never helped me like you all did. I really think this place has been helpful. I’d recommend this place to anyone struggling and who identifies as LGBTQIAA+. I feel accepted here as the boy I really am.”
“I feel that Polaris made a huge difference and had me think about my future goals. I love that it was so positive. Polaris gave me a lot of comfort and support.”
“My stay was very nice because the staff made me feel welcome.”
“I am very glad I came here. If I had to do it all over again I would.”
“I feel it was good with the help that I got and helped me understand a lot of things better.”
* Data based on patients surveyed between July-December 2022.
If you’re looking for an opportunity to build the career of your dreams and join a dedicated team of professionals, Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital is the place for you.
Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital
520 North Ridgeway Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60624