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Who We Are

Cedarcrest is a specialized pediatric medical facility and school providing comprehensive services to children with complex medical and developmental needs. It is the only center of pediatric post-acute care providers in New Hampshire.

Our Mission

Cedarcrest enriches the lives of children and young adults with complex medical and developmental needs, supports their families, and collaborates with other community providers to build a continuum of care.

Our Care Profile

Ages Served: At Cedarcrest we provide medical services for children from infants through age 22, and school services for children from three to 22 years of age.

Capacity: We can serve up to 27 children as residents and 23 as students in Cedarcrest School at any one time. In addition, the organization serves children living in the community through day education and outreach therapy services in area schools.

Staffing: A staff of more than 100 individuals provides around-the-clock care and services to the children. Nearly two-thirds of the staff are full-time.

Physician Services: Dr. Kathleen Collins, Medical Director, of Dartmouth Health oversees the children’s medical care. A diverse group of medical specialists in Manchester, Boston and at Dartmouth Health in Lebanon also provide specialty care, either on-site through Telehealth or at their facility.

Find out what we do as post-acute care providers.

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Community & Special Events

At Cedarcrest, there is a focus on outside adaptive activities, special events, and recreation in the community. All that happens here, the youth we serve, a team that cares, and the care that is taken make Cedarcrest the fun and welcoming place it is. Just a few popular events include:

Annual Walk & Roll


Tree Lighting


Cedarcrest is licensed as an Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) and is recognized as a provider of skilled nursing services.

Cedarcrest is also certified by the New Hampshire Department of Health, Division of Children, Youth and Families.

Cedarcrest School is certified by the New Hampshire Department of Education as a special education provider for both residential and day students.

We are proud to be an accredited center of post-acute care providers with a range of expertise and certifications that equip us to care for children and youth in the Granite State.


What makes Cedarcrest the vibrant place it is? It’s not splashy, overwhelming, or loud by design. It’s the caring and commitment of our people, the exceptional care we provide, the youth we serve, the families we assist, and the community that we are part of that sets us apart.

awards and certifications

Backed by a more than 76-year legacy, Cedarcrest offers exceptional medical care, education, therapy, specialized teams, technology, and programming for children and youth with developmental differences in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and beyond.

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