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Joshua Center Programs

Natchaug offers partial hospital and intensive outpatient day treatment programs for children and adolescents through its network of Joshua Centers.

Natchaug's Joshua Center Programs treat children as young as six and as old as 17 who are struggling with psychiatric or substance abuse issues, but do not require inpatient care.

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Natchaug offers partial hospital and intensive outpatient day treatment programs for children and adolescents through its network of Joshua Centers.

Natchaug's Joshua Center Programs treat children as young as six and as old as 17 who are struggling with psychiatric or substance abuse issues, but do not require inpatient care.

Services Include

Comprehensive assessment, which may include:

  • Comprehensive aftercare planning.
  • Family, group, and individual therapy.
  • Occupational and creative rehabilitation therapy.

Natchaug Hospital provides transportation from school to the Joshua Center Program, and then to the student’s home.

Next Step

Please contact the Joshua Center closest to your school or home (see list at on below) to learn more about Natchaug Hospital’s Joshua Programs and to schedule an intake appointment.

If you are unsure which program to contact, call Natchaug Hospital 1.800.426.7792


Program Locations:

  • Enfield

    Take I-91 to Exit 48 (Elm St./Rt. 220). Continue on Elm St./Rt. 220 for 1.5 Miles to Joshua Center.

  • Mansfield

    Located at the Natchaug Hospital main building on Rte. 195 just north of the Eastbrook Mall and the intersection of Route 6.

  • Northeast

    From I-395 take Exit 93 (Dayville/E. Killingly). Turn onto Hartford Tpke. (Rte. 101) south, then take a quick right onto N. Main St. (Rt. 12). Go about 1 mile - Joshua Center will be on the left.

  • Shoreline

    Easy access from Rt. 95. At intersection with Rt. 1/154 (Boston Post Rd/Middlesex Turnpike), take Mill Rock Road East (at Pat’s Country Kitchen). Continue across Railroad tracks. Joshua Center is on the left, at the corner of Mill Rock and Research Parkway, with driveway entrance on Research Parkway. Large number 5 on the building.

  • Southeast

    Take exit #86 off of I-95 onto Route 184 towards Gales Ferry. CarePlus is Located on Route 184 near the intersection with Route 117.

  • Thames Valley

    Located across from Dodd Stadium in Norwich, behind the HHC East Region System Support Office.

  • Windham

    Located near the intersection of Ash and Jackson Streets, near Mama's Pizza and Cumberland Farms.

Joshua Center Programs

  • Natchaug Hospital

    Phone:
    800.426.7792

    Joshua Centers

    Contact the Joshua Center closest to your school or home to learn more about substance abuse treatment for adolescents at Natchaug Hospital’s Joshua Programs and to schedule an intake appointment. If you are unsure which program to contact, call the number above. 
    Joshua Centers >>

  • Students

    Ages: 5 - 18
    Gender: Female & Male
    Average Stay: 6 - 8 weeks
    Schedule: 3 - 4 hours a day for up to 5 days a week