In Cuyahoga County, there are only 25 pediatric psychiatric beds - none of which is equipped to serve those with Autism. Some even have a policy not to admit.
Bellefaire JCB broke ground on its new Pediatric Psychiatric Unit Sept. 28, 2018. Watch Executive Director Jeffrey Lox's interview on Ideastream to learn how this project will impact our community.
In 2014, Bellefaire JCB launched a capital campaign – Here, Now, Always – to address the growing autism and mental health needs of our community. Funds raised to date have been used to expand Monarch Center for Autism, create a Wellness Center that provides medical and dental services for children with mental health challenges and other special needs, and campus infrastructure improvements.
We are now in our final phase of the campaign, and we’re asking for your support to help us build a 12-bed Inpatient Pediatric Psychiatric Unit on our campus to:
With your support, 1,500 children in crisis each year will be able to access critical services at Bellefaire's Inpatient Pediatric Psychiatric Unit. Gifts of all sizes are important to us! Please click on the Donate Now button below to make a gift online, or you can send a check made payable to Bellefaire JCB to: Beth Pollack, Director of Organizational Advancement, One Pollock Circle, 22001 Fairmount Blvd., Shaker Heights, OH 44118.