Natchaug’s clinical day treatment programs, which are approved by the Connecticut Department of Education, offer special education services to students in grades 1–12 whose social, emotional or behavioral health problems prevent them from functioning successfully in a regular school environment.

Program Locations

Natchaug Hospital runs three state-approved special education programs serving students aged five to 21.


Natchaug Hospital School’s curriculum is individualized to meet each students needs.

Departments & Services

Natchaug Hospital is licensed by the State of Connecticut, and its special education programs are approved by the Bureau of Special Education.

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Program Locations:

  • Natchaug Hospital

    Natchaug Hospital is the key provider of a regional system of care for children, adolescents and adults who are living with mental illness and substance abuse problems.

  • Journey House

    Located in Natchaug Hospital's Mansfield Center campus on Rte. 195 just north of the Eastbrook Mall and the intersection of Rte. 6.

  • Joshua Center 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.

  • Joshua Center Enfield

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

  • 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.

  • Joshua Center Thames Valley

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

  • Joshua Center 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.

  • Joshua Center Windham

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

  • Hickory School

    From Route 2/32, take exit 29 and turn onto New London Turnpike traveling south. Take a left onto Asylum Street, then a right onto Starr Street. Teachers Drive is the second turn on your left.