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
Steeped in history and poised for the future, Saint Dominic's Home will now be known as Saint Dominic's Family Services. The nonprofit human service organization has spent the previous year undergoing a rebranding process to update its name, tagline, mission statement and logo.
The annual Saint Dominic's Family Services Toy Drive, held on December 2, 2017, was a great success. Our deepest gratitude to all who donated toys and gift cards to make the holidays brighter for the children in our care.
The students of the TORCH Therapeutic Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) were thrilled to receive a very special donation of backpacks filled with supplies, as well as gift cards, from the Owens Group Foundation for back-to-school.
Saint Dominic’s Family Services’ (SDFS) Family Connections Program was happy to participate in a recent community event sponsored by the Bronx South Division of Child Protection Services, a unit of the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS).