Nov. 13, 2013

Contact: Bevin Theodore

Director of PR & Communications



KidsPeace’s Orchard Behavioral Health program now accepting adult patients in Allentown

Meet staff, learn more about available services at a Dec. 2 open house.

ALLENTOWN – KidsPeace is continuing to expand into adult mental health care with a site in Allentown now accepting referrals.

Orchard Behavioral Health, the adult care side of the organization, has been treating patients in Tobyhanna since June. Now, the Green Street location is also expanding to address this growing need. KidsPeace has a long history of helping children and teenagers in crisis and is excited to now be able to offer similar services to adults.

Community members will have a chance to meet staff, ask questions about the program and tour the facility at an open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Dec. 2. The site is at 801 E. Green St. in Allentown.

Call 610-799-8910 for directions or other questions.

About KidsPeace

For 130 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers. For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit Follow us at or on Twitter @KidsPeace.