Welcome to Saint Dominic's Family ServicesSaint Dominic's Family Services is a nonprofit human services organization founded by the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt in 1878. We provide foster care and prevention, developmental disabilities, mental health, therapeutic education, and preschool services to about 2,000 children, adults and families in the Bronx, Rockland and Orange Counties.
Located in Blauvelt, N.Y., St. Dominic’s School,also known as a K-12th grade 853 School, services a diverse population of students with social-emotional needs, autism, neurological impairments and other learning disabilities.
Saint Dominic's Therapeutic Preschool,located in the Bronx, is a New York State Approved Bilingual Preschool program that provides a full range of educational and clinical services to special education and non-disabled children, 2.7 to 5.0 years of age.
Saint Dominic's Pre-K For All,This FREE full-day Pre-Kindergarten program is for English speaking as well as bilingual (English/Spanish) children.
The Foster Care and Prevention Programcurrently provides foster and kinship care to approximately 400 children in the Bronx who have been referred to the agency through the Administration for Children's Services, as well as approximately 50 additional children in its Treatment Family Foster Care unit.
The Adult Mental Health Programhelps individuals challenged by mental illness live in the most independent community settings possible.
The Developmental Disabilities Departmentprovides therapeutic residential programs for developmentally disabled adults and children. We provide Intermediate Care Facilities, Individualized Residential Alternatives, Day Habilitation Program, Service Coordination and Community Habilitation in Rockland County, Orange County and the Bronx.
Saint Dominic's Family Servicesprovides home-based services in the Bronx and Rockland County to prevent separation of families, increase family stability and reduce the stressors that families face.
Children's Mental Health Programs
In November, Saint Dominic's Family Services recognized the extraordinary families who have adopted or are in the process of adopting children in our Family Foster Care Program. Over 50 adults and children joined us to celebrate at the Family Service Center in the Bronx.