Levels of Care at the Brattleboro Retreat

To coordinate a referral or admission please contact our Patient Access Department at 802-258-3700 or 1-800-RETREAT.
We have also provided some useful forms below to help you get started.


The Brattleboro Retreat has a total of seven inpatient units, each designed to serve various populations of children, adolescents, and adults. For more information visit our programs page.

Partial Hospital (PHP)

The Retreat has two partial hospital programs.

  • The Birches Treatment Center helps adults who are dealing with psychiatric and/or addiction issue.
  • Our Uniformed Service Program was designed to help men and women in uniform (active or retired) who are dealing with PTSD and other duty-related issues.

Patients in both programs can make use of on-site lodging opportunities if they wish.

Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

Our Starting Now program offers intensive outpatient services for adults who are recovering from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. Starting Now also provides medication assisted opioid addiction treatment through HUB.

Residential (Child & Adolescent Only)

The Retreat offers outpatient services through:

Referral and Admission Forms

NOTE: The forms in this section are for referring providers only.

External Provider Referral Form
Child & Adolescent Residential Services Referral Form