BHN Forensic Mental Health Services include BHN Juvenile Court Clinics, which provide mental health expertise to the Courts in Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire Counties.

Services to Juvenile Courts

  • Evaluations of Child Requiring Assistance (CRA) cases
  • Evaluations of Delinquency cases (68a)
  • Competency evaluations
  • Specialized evaluations including Sexual Offender Risk Assessments and fire-setting evaluations
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Consultation to court personnel

Dually-Involved Youth (DIY) Services

Services are provided for youth involved in both the Court and child welfare systems. The Juvenile Court Clinic facilitates a multi-disciplinary meeting with families, the Department of Children and Families, Department of Youth Services, and court personnel to promote the development of enhanced cross-system practices that enable achievement of improved youth and family outcomes.

Locations

Hampden County Juvenile Court-Springfield
80 State Street
Springfield, MA 01103
Clerk’s Office
Phone     413-748-7860

Hampden County Juvenile Court-Holyoke
121 Elm Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Clerk’s Office
Phone     413-533-1482

Hampden County Juvenile Court-Palmer
235 Sykes Street
Suite 3
Palmer, MA 01069
Clerk’s Office
Phone     413-283-1057

Franklin-Hampshire Counties Juvenile Court-Greenfield
106 Main Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
Clerk’s Office
Phone     413-775-0014

Franklin-Hampshire Counties Juvenile Court-Orange
1 Court Square
Orange, MA 01364
Clerk’s Office
978-544-5125

Franklin-Hampshire Counties Juvenile Court-Hadley
116 Russell Street
Route 9
Hadley, MA 01035
Clerk’s Office
Phone      413-584-7686

Franklin-Hampshire Counties Juvenile Court-Belchertown
205 State Street
Belchertown, MA 01007
Clerk’s Office
Phone     413-323-4056

Berkshire County Juvenile Court-North Adams
21 Holden Street
North Adams, MA 01247
Clerk’s Office
Phone    413-664-8700

Berkshire County Juvenile Court-Pittsfield
190 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Clerk’s Office
Phone    413-443-8533

Berkshire County Juvenile Court-Great Barrington
9 Gilmore Avenue
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Clerk’s Office
Phone    413-528-3520