Saint Peter's physician referral service: 1-855-SP-MY-DOC or 1-855-776-9362

For KEEPS (Kids Embraced and Empowered through Psychological Services)

Behavioral Health Services (For KEEPS)

Saint Peter’s University Hospital's For KEEPS program (Kids Embraced and Empowered through Psychological Services) is a short term acute partial-hospitalization state of the art unit. This program is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. Established for ten years, the For KEEPS program has been recommended to “be a model for children’s partial hospital programs statewide”.

Who We Service:

  • Children between ages 5 and 17 years. Adolescents receive services separately
  • Children who do not require 24-hour inpatient care
  • Children who cannot be managed by outpatient care alone
  • Anyone can refer: schools, physicians, agencies, parents, etc.
  • Medicaid accepted

To offer high quality mental health diagnoses and intensive treatment to children who suffer from emotional and behavioral difficulties that impede their ability to function successfully in a social environment.


  • Individual and group therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Academic instruction in collaboration with the child’s school district
  • Medication management
  • Discharge planning and referral services
  • Daily lunch
  • Transportation for eligible children


  • Monday through Friday year round
  • 9am to 3pm

Directions to 123 How Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901:

  • From: Route 1, exit at Jersey Avenue. Proceed to How Lane. Turn left at the light onto How Lane. Saint Peter’s How Lane Family Health Center, 123 How Lane, will be on your right.
  • From: Route 27, take Route 27 to How Lane/Veronica Avenue. Turn at light onto How Lane. Saint Peter’s How Lane Family Health Center, 123 How Lane, will be on your left.

For more information, please call to speak with a member of the For KEEPS team at:
Phone: (732) 565-5494
Fax: (732) 846-5478

Our Location

Adult Family Health Center
123 How Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 745-6642

(732) 565-5494
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
9:00am to 3:00pm

Saint Peter's 855-SP-MY-DOC Physician Referral
Behavioral Health Services (For KEEPS) english brochure
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