Perkins School

971 Main Street
Lancaster, MA 01523


Today, under the leadership of Michael W. Ames, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Perkins provides residential and day treatment, and community-based services to children and families from all over Massachusetts and neighboring states in the Doctor Franklin Perkins School. It is recognized in child welfare circles as innovative, entrepreneurial, and child and family-focused. The Agency also operates: an Adult Services Program; Davis Manor, an assisted living residence; Rein in a Dream, a therapeutic horsemanship program and Perkins Behavioral Health, a mental health group practice.