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Bridges to Health – Long Island

Bridges to Health serves children and young adults with special needs (seriously emotionally disturbed, developmentally disabled, and medically fragile). Youth must be admitted while in foster care but can maintain services upon discharge until the age of 21. An array of services is provided to both the children and their families in order to keep them in the home and connected to the community.

Who Can Benefit from this Program

Youth with SED, DD, serious medical needs who are in foster care

Age Criteria

0-21 years of age

How to Access this Program or Service

Referral completed and submitted to the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)

Success Stories

Tatiania

Bronx Arena High School

"When somebody comes to you and they just really want to learn it's like you know what? I know it. I'm going to teach you." Learn More

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

We help

2,500

people with special needs develop skills to reach their full potential

Last year,

288

children were reunified with their parents who worked hard preparing for their return home