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Bethany Program

The Bethany Program consists of group residences located in Brooklyn and Queens, which provide a supportive home environment for pregnant and parenting teens in foster care. Young women in the program are assisted with educational, vocational, and independent living skills acquisition as they develop the necessary parenting skills to provide safe and nurturing care for their children.

Who Can Benefit from this Program

Pregnant teens and teen mothers with custody of their child(ren)

Age Criteria or Other Eligibility Requirements

Ages 15-21; in foster care

How to Access this Program or Service

NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) foster care services

Success Stories

Nicholas

Support for individuals with special needs

“The confidence Nick has grown in the short time he’s been at the group home is amazing." Learn More

Jewelle

Madonna Heights Residential School

"I'm not going to give up because I know they're not going to give up on me." Learn More

Last year,

188

youth and adults with special needs participated in volunteer projects in their community

Last year,

106

children were adopted by loving forever families