Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt, a not-for-profit behavioral health system, is dedicated to the improvement of quality of life in communities by serving the behavioral health and special education needs of individuals, families and organizations.
Sheppard Pratt Health System is a private, non-profit behavioral health organization that provides a full range of services in a variety of settings to meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Headquartered in Towson, Maryland, just outside of Baltimore, Sheppard Pratt has more than 2,500 employees and 33 programs in 11 counties of Maryland, Baltimore City and in Northern Virginia. In 2011 Sheppard Pratt Health System served more than 53,000 individuals and provided just under one million units of mental health services, which consists of patient days of hospitalization, partial hospitalization, residential treatment or respite, or of special education, psychiatric rehabilitation, general hospital services or outpatient programming operated by Sheppard Pratt.
Organizational Structure SHEPPARD AND ENOCH PRATT FOUNDATION, INC.
The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Foundation, Inc. acts as the parent corporation for The Sheppard Pratt Health System and its affiliates and for The Sheppard Pratt Physicians, P.A. and is the entity that conducts fund raising. A volunteer board of trustees governs the foundation's activities.