Partnership for Children – Elkhart

Partnership for Children begins in Elkhart County. This innovative new program helps identify at-risk youth earlier, gets them help faster and improves outcomes for children and families.

Becoming Trauma-Informed

Oaklawn begins its journey to becoming a trauma-informed organization. As many as 95 percent of our clients have experienced trauma, starting from childhood. Understanding the prevalence of trauma, learning about its effects over the lifespan and addressing past...

Mishawaka Campus

Oaklawn takes over residential youth treatment at the historic Children’s Campus in Mishawaka. Within months, youth programs that had operated at the Goshen campus are consolidated to the new 12-acre campus in Mishawaka.

Focus on Housing First

Oaklawn breaks ground on Lincoln West Apartments in Goshen. This will be the first of seven new housing projects completed or approved in this decade, increasing the priority on “Housing First.” It’s an evidence-based model that shows when people have a safe and...

Expanding to St. Joseph County

Oaklawn becomes the community mental health center for St. Joseph County, providing quality care to thousands of residents who rely on consistent mental health and addiction treatment.