Spaulding Youth Center

72 Spaulding Drive
Northfield, NH 03276
Pat Seaward-Salvati
Phone: 603.286.8901
Fax: 603.286.8650

Population Served:

Children and adolescents with Emotional Disturbance, Other Health Impairment, Speech or Language Impairment, Specific Learning Disability, Autism, Mental Retardation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Developmental Delays, Multiple Disabilities, Anger Management, Behavioral Disorders, Juvenile Offender/Court Ordered, Neurological Disorders and Physical Abuse/Neglect

School Profile:

Gender:

M/F

Approved grades:

K-12

Number of days open: 

365

Program: 

Day and residential

Capacity: 

95

Location and Facilities:

School and campus building are located on 470 acres in the heart of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region.

Admissions Procedures:

Contact Pat Seaward.

Programs and Services:

Spaulding Youth Center serves children and youth with a range of challenges including autism, neurological impairments, behavioral difficulties, emotional disabilities, and learning and developmental disabilities. Our special education school accommodates residential and day students in kindergarten through age 20. Campus resources include a high performance special education school, arts building, gymnasium, dining hall, residential cottages, behavioral health center, recreational fields, a ropes and challenge course, walking trails, gardens and more. We offer children and families a full array of intensive therapeutic treatment services. As a licensed Child Placing Agency, we provide safe and nurturing individual Service Option (ISO) level Foster homes and in-home ISI services as well as health support for children and families.

Additional Information:

Campus resources include a new high performance school accommodating day and residential students, arts building, gymnasium, dining hall, residential cottages, behavioral health center, administrative building, playgrounds, recreational fields, a ropes and challenge course, walking trails, gardens and more. OT, PT, and speech consulting services are provided on campus.

History and Philosophy:

Founded in 1958 with the merger of the Daniel Webster Home (1871) and the Golden Rule Farm (1914), Spaulding Youth Center is one of the oldest childcare facilities in the nation. For more than 140 years, Spaulding Youth Center, a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has been dedicated to improving and enriching the lives of emotionally and/or intellectually challenged children, youth and their families.