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Child & Adolescent Hospital Care

Expert care for children in crisis

CHA is passionate about helping children and families. We offer age-appropriate care for children in crisis and those that have complex diagnoses.

We strive to provide compassionate care in a patient and family-centered model, working closely with families, schools, state agencies and community partners. 

At CHA Cambridge Hospital

Child Assessment Unit (CAU): Ages 3-12

At CHA Somerville Campus

Inpatient Adolescent Unit: Ages 13-17

Our Care Team

Our hospital caregivers have the skills to give every child what they need. Teams are led by board-certified child psychiatrists and our amazing nursing staff. Other team members include psychologists, mental health clinicians, social workers, teachers, activity therapists and pharmacists.

Bed Search

CHA Transfer Center: 617-665-1372

Services we Offer

  • Comprehensive evaluation
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  • Medication management
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  • Family treatment and guidance
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  • Group therapy
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  • Individual therapy
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  • Occupational therapy
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  • Sibling support services

Conditions we Treat

  • Attachment Disorder
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  • Addiction and mental health disorders (co-occurring)
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  • Mood/anxiety disorders
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  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
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  • Suicidal thoughts
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  • Trauma
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