bringing hope
to children's lives

For 164 years, Beech Brook has been serving Northeast Ohio’s most vulnerable children. Today, as a leading behavioral health agency, Beech Brook serves more than18,000 children, teens and families each year.

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Become a Foster Parent

At the heart of Beech Brook’s mission is the belief that every child should grow up in a healthy, loving family. Unfortunately, there are many children whose parents are not able to care for them. Read more

Kathy and Jim Pender

Kathy and Jim Pender to receive Philanthropist Leadership Award
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) of Greater Cleveland has announced that long-time Beech brook supporters Kathy and Jim Pender will receive the 2016 Philanthropist Leadership Award. The award will be presented at AFP’s annual awards luncheon in November.

Read more about this well-deserved honor.


closing ceremony

“All stories have a beginning, a middle and an ending, and if they’re any good, the ending is a new beginning.”

On Friday, June 3, Beech Brook commemorated the closing of its residential treatment programs in a solemn ceremony honoring its importance in the organization’s 164-history. The closure is part of Beech Brook’s repositioning of its services to focus on community-based prevention and early intervention services for children and families.

Read President/CEO Debra Rex’s remarks here.