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Bridges to Health – NYC

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)

This program is associated with...

Foster Care

For over 50 years, SCO's Foster Care practice has been helping children and their families grow, heal and thrive. We find safe, temporary families for children and teens throughout New York City and Long Island. Read More

Success Stories

H. Craig Treiber

"The diversity and impact of the services provided make me proud to support the organization.” 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

We shelter

5,500

youth, adults and children

340

young adults served by SCO are in college this academic year