Adoptive Parents Committee – Hudson Reg
Services Provided: Adoptive Parents Committee (APC) is a not-for-profit parents support group offering support to parents at all stages of their adoption journey. Please visit website to check-in for meeting times,a locations and other events for Hudson and Connecticut chapter. APC meetings are free and open to the public. Post adoption workshops, monthly meetings with pre and post adoption topics, social activities, and annual conference.
- Contact Person: Missy Carvin
- Address: PO Box 625, Hartsdale, NY 10530
- Phone: 914-997-7859
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: http://www.adoptiveparents.org/hudson-and-connecticut/
Services Provided: Offers community based services which includes a home and community based waiver program for children under the age of 18 with a diagnosis of serious emotional disturbance. The goal of the waiver program is to provide intensive and comprehensive services to help children remain in their home and community (individualized care coordination, intensive in-home services, crisis response services, family support services, respite care services, skill building services). Other programs offered are a community outreach center (parent central, after school program, street outreach services, youth source); mandated preventive services provided to children and families for preventing a child’s placement or return to foster care; and PINS prevention program which provides intervention and prevention services to youth who are at risk of entering the juvenile justice system.Services are family focused, individualized and sensitive to the unique needs and strengths of the child and family.
Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center
Services Provided: The Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center, located at Westchester Institute for Human Development, offers information and resources about the special education process to parents of children with disabilities in the Hudson Valley region and is funded by a grant from the New York State Education Department. Services include Hear Our Voices – Self Advocacy Group Meetings and Community Support Network Family Learning Series. Do you have questions about special education or concerns about your child’s program or services? Call us at 1.877.810.2422 or 914.493.7665. We can assist you in your native language.
- Address: Cedarwood Hall, Valhalla, NY 10595
- Phone: 887-810-2422/914-493-7665
- Website: www.hvsepc.org
Taconic DDSO – OPWDD
Services Provided: Family Support Services Coordinators are available at each of OPWDD’s regional Developmental Disabilities Services Offices (DDSOs) to help families access Family Support Services. Family Support Services can help in times of crisis when a family member or loved one becomes ill, or when things get difficult at home for other reasons. Find out more information about these services and supports by calling your local Family Support Services Coordinator. Support services may include: information and referral, family and individual counseling, recreation, after-school programs, support groups, transportation and specialized equipment and home modifications.
- Contact Person: Gina Cassidy Comfort
- Phone: 845-473-5050 Ext 155
- Website: www.opwdd.ny.gov