Welcome to

The Children's Study Home


Since 1865, we have been caring for children and families who are at-risk in our communities. As the needs of the community have evolved over the past 140 plus years, our services have changed to meet new demands. Today, we continue to provide the quality of care and concern that we have always been recognized for in our communities.

The Children's Study Home serves children and families throughout the Greater Springfield and Cape Cod regions. Through a variety of residential, educational and family services, we continuously expand and adapt to better meet the needs of those we serve.

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 Educational Programs

Mill Pond School
Curtis Blake Day School

School Cancellation Information


For information regarding news, events, schedules and more, please visit our Education page HERE


Community Programs





Our Founder Rachel Capen Merriam 





Children's Study Home
Buckingham Street- early 1900's