CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital Clara's House

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What is CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital Clara’s House?

Clara’s House is a Partial Hospitalization Program for children and adolescents ages 5-18 who may have emotional, behavioral or psychiatric difficulties. Clara’s House provides intensive, collaborative, therapeutic services with a goal of stabilization and improving emotional well-being.

CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital Clara’s House Design

CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital Clara's House is named after the benefactor, Mae Ellingson-Skalicky’s mother “Clara,” who spent her life loving and caring for children.

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Our Mission: Supporting youth and families in gaining strength, self-worth, healing, and hope.

Our Vision: All children will believe they are capable, they belong, they will grow, they will have the ability to succeed, and they know they have the right to be unique.

Services offered at CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital Clara’s House

Psychiatric Services: Individual psychiatric evaluation and medication management

Therapeutic Services: Individual therapy, family therapy, and psychotherapy groups

Skills Education Groups: Develop helpful ways to manage thought, feelings, and behaviors

Art Therapy: Therapeutic art helps children and adolescents explore and express emotions

Recreational Therapy: Teach youth individual leisure activities as well as teaching cooperation in a group setting. Keeping your mind and body connected is an essential part of treatment

  • Yoga/Meditation
  • Gym/Rock climbing wall
  • Hammocks/Fat Tire Bikes
  • Sports Court

Education: Two hours of education is provided daily during the school year

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More Information for Families

Clara’s House was built entirely with gifts from the community. Your support still is essential to fund this critical program.

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