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Judge Baker Center for Children opens new location in Waltham

The Boston-based Judge Baker Center for Children, a mental health service, has recently expanded with the opening of a second location, in Waltham.

The Baker Center for Children and Families, housed in 4,000 square feet of a newly renovated South Street office building, offers a range of treatments for children and families dealing with such conditions as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, depression, school and behavior problems, and autism spectrum disorder.

While most of its services are now delivered through telehealth due to the pandemic, some in-person evaluations are conducted on-site. An affiliate of Harvard Medical School, the Judge Baker Center in Roxbury has operated since 1917.

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“I am so pleased to be able to bring our services to the MetroWest region through our new state-of-the-art satellite clinic,” Judge Baker Children’s Center President and CEO Robert Franks said in a statement.

Once fully operational, the Waltham facility is expected to accommodate more than 15,000 outpatient visits per year.

John Laidler can be reached at laidler@globe.com.