About us


Hempfield Behavioral Health, Inc. (HBH) is the leading provider of evidence-based behavioral health prevention and treatment services in central Pennsylvania.  The mission of HBH is to take proven programs for the prevention or treatment of child abuse, delinquency, youth violence, school failure, and mental illness and implement them under actual community-based conditions.        

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HBH is committed to helping people change in ways that can lead to greater personal happiness, competence and satisfaction. HBH applies effective, research-supported treatments in natural settings. We partner with our clients, their families and communities to analyze problems, design and implement change strategies, and develop mechanisms that encourage continued growth after our involvement.

contact us

For more information about HBH or our programs, please contact our office:

2019 North 2nd Street

Harrisburg, PA 17102

717-221-8004 (Phone)

717-221-8006 (Fax)




News and Events

See what we've been up to

5/20/15 - We would like to introduce Phil Wagoner, RTF Farm Manager. The farm was beautiful yesterday afternoon when we stopped by to see Phil, meet the new animals and check out the latest kitchen project: warm chocolate chip cookies. They were every bit as good as they look. Check out the video.

5/6/15 - We are pleased to announce that Red Tomato Farm will officially open its doors for the licensed adult day activity program on Monday, May 11, 2015. We continue to accept referrals and all are encouraged to complete and send them in. Follow this link for more information on RTF

4/16/15 - We have passed our on-site licencing inspection at Red Tomato Farm and anticipate opening soon. 

4/3/15 - We are very excited for our Open House next week which will showcase our newly renovated program space at Red Tomato Farm & Inn. We hope to see you! Check out the Open House Flyer.

3/23/15 - We have submitted our application for licensure for Red Tomato Farm & Inn. All of our heaviest construction is complete. We are having an Open House on April 9, 2014 from 10 am - 4 pm for prospective program participants, family members and support coordinators to stop by to see the new renovations. We are continuing to accept referrals and you are encouraged to complete and send them in. Check out the RTF Spring Newsletter.

1/28/15 - HBH has been awarded a grant from Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency which will focus on healthy youth development for the students at Shikellamy School District. This funding allows for replication of the Communities that Care (CTC) model.    

1/21/15 - Check out the the Red Tomato Farm and Inn Winter Newsletter for an update on the construction progress at the farm.

1/10/15 - We received some exciting news! Our permit has been approved and we have moved into the construction phase at the farm. As we move through construction we will be posting pictures of the progress on our Facebook page.  We are accepting referrals during this phase, so you are encouraged to complete them and send them in. Thanks so much for your patience as we move closer to our grand opening of Red Tomato Farm & Inn.

11/10/14 - We are excited to bring the award winning singer and songwriter, David Kisor from Growing Sound, to Gettysburg Elementary Schools.  Read more about this event.


10/1/14 - Multisystemic Therapy for Problem Sexual Behavior (MST-PSB) has recently been designated as a Blueprints Model Program by Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development (formally known as Blueprints for Violence Prevention). Out of 1,250 programs that have been reviewed and evaluated by Blueprints, only 11 have received designation as a model program and MST-PSB is the only treatment model addressing sexual offending on that short list. This prestigious recognition is based on scientific evidence and program stability. You can read more about selection criteria, the review process and other model programs at Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development.  

9/30/14 - Did you know that HBH has a Facebook page? Check us out and be sure to like us on Facebook. By following us on Facebook you can stay up-to-date with our community programs such as Multisystemic Therapy, The Incredible Years and Red Tomato Farm & Inn, just to name a few. You will also receive information about HBH events and news.

9/29/14 - We have submitted our application for our permit to start construction at the Red Tomato Farm & Inn and the permit is currently pending.  We will begin renovations promptly after we receive our permit. While we are waiting on the permit and construction, we are still accepting referrals for program participants. Please feel free to send referrals in now to avoid the rush after construction is complete. Follow us on Facebook for updates!

9/11/14 - We are now accepting referrals for The Incredible Years Program.  Please check out our brochure for additional information about The Incredible Years. 

8/19/14 - Want to know more about the Red Tomato Farm & Inn?  Check out this article about our Open house last week.

- Check out the news article about the Red Tomato Farm & Inn Open House.

7/10/14 - ​Check out the article "Connecting the Dots for Children in Afterschool Programs" an evaluation of the five year research study of PAX GBG.

7/1/14 - New Job Openings: Read about them here.

2/4/14 - The Hope Springs Farm Winter Newsletter is here!

12/14/13 - Cookie Sale & Open House at Hope Springs Farm 11-2! Please visit our facebook page or the HSF website for more information.
12/11/13 - Check out the published article, "Improving Reading Comprehension through Holistic Intervening and Tutoring During After-School with High Risk Minority Elementary School Students", written by Kaprea Johnson, Abha Gupta, Hana Rosen, & Howard Rosen. 
11/20/13 - Here is the latest HSF Newsletter.

- We have 3 new additions to hope springs farm! Visit our facebook page or the HSF website to see our 3 new alpacas. 
9/21/13 - The annual Hope Springs Farm picnic was a blast! We hope everyone had a great time.