Foundations Behavioral Health

Foundations Behavioral Health is the only freestanding child and adolescent behavioral health facility in Bucks County, PA. Founded in 1964, Foundations is accredited by The Joint Commission and specializes in the care of children, adolescents, and their families who are experiencing emotional and behavioral difficulties.

Our full spectrum of care includes acute inpatient hospitalization, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, behavioral health rehabilitative services, and an approved alternative school for middle and high school students.

LifeWorks Alternative School
Autism Spectrum Disorders Specialty Program

The LifeWorks Alternative School, located on the campus of Foundations Behavioral Health, is an approved provider of Alternative Education by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. LifeWorks accepts students enrolled in middle or high school who need a small, structured, compassionate environment in which to learn.

LifeWorks’ Autism Spectrum Disorders Specialty Program provides a research-based applied behavioral and educational program to students identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our caring and well-trained team of professionals tailors each student’s educational experience and strategic interventions to achieve success in academics, language abilities, social development and behavioral functioning. Family involvement is critical to the success of each student at LifeWorks, and for that reason goals are designed to address the needs of the individual student within the broader context of empowering the family. Special emphasis is placed on communication and building relationships through social skills training in the natural environment.

LifeWorks Alternative School’s classroom setting enables students to get the help they need in a nonthreatening, supportive environment. Designed to draw out each child’s unique talents, LifeWorks provides them with the skills necessary to learn and be successful. Students may enroll for a full academic year or a shorter transitional period.