Community Involvement

You can make a difference

When our community works together, we make a bigger and longer-lasting impact. You can help make a very real, positive change in the lives of others when you support Oaklawn. There are many ways to get involved. Here are a few:

Support our work by giving to the Oaklawn Foundation

Help provide critical services to those who need it most by giving to the Oaklawn Foundation.

Find a fulfilling career at Oaklawn

Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference in the lives of others? Oaklawn is the leading provider of mental health and addiction services in South Bend, Mishawaka, Elkhart, Goshen and the surrounding communities of northern Indiana. We serve 25,000 children, adolescents and adults annually through treatment that spans the continuum of care. Our services range from skills training and case management to outpatient therapy and inpatient care, specializing in complex cases.

With nearly 900 employees on four campuses, Oaklawn offers unparalleled training, extensive clinical supervision and robust opportunities for growth. Oaklawn has led ground-breaking initiatives in crisis services, children’s mental health, addiction treatment, cross-cultural outreach, housing for SMI adults and more. Our staff have unique opportunities for advancement while working on the cutting edge of community mental health.

Learn more about careers at Oaklawn here.

Future mental health pros: Complete an internship

Oaklawn provides opportunities for future professionals in the mental health field by sharing our clinically rich services through internships. For information, visit

Support Camp Mariposa

Camp Mariposa is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth who have been impacted by substance use in their families. Camp Mariposa offers free weekend camps staffed by clinical professionals and community volunteers. Click here to learn more.

Host a guest speaker

Support mental health awareness by inviting one of Oaklawn’s guest speakers to present at your school, church or community organization. Email to request a speaker for your organization.

Contact Us

Elkhart County Access
Center 24/7

South Bend Access
Center 24/7

Mishawaka Campus


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