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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

Marissa

Bronx Arena High School

"She made me feel good about myself." Learn More

Rachel’s Story

Westbrook Preparatory School

“Attending Westbrook was the first time I felt comfortable with other kids.” Learn More

Last year,

97%

of children in our early education centers met or exceeded national literacy performance standards

340

young adults served by SCO are in college this academic year