Title

Sweetser Children's Services is renovating the 15,000-square-foot Gateway Buildi

Authors

Shirley Jacks

Source

Biz

Date

11-1-1996

Pages

1, 4, 8

Abstract

Sweetser Children's Services is renovating the 15,000-square-foot Gateway Building off St. John Street in Portland into a Crisis Stabilization Unit and Outpatient Assessment Clinic. Sweetser plans to raise the last $500,000 it needs by March 1, 1997. It will be based on a similar facility Sweester operates in Saco, which serves children averaging about 12 years old who are having psychiatric emergencies, housing them for, on average, 5.8 days. Related editorial praising Sweetser and two other programs serving Portland children, the East End Children's Workshop and the Friends of St. Lawrence Church.

Subjects

Mental health services, Psychiatric clinics, Sweetser Children's Services

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