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Medical & Developmental Supports – Brooklyn

Specialized Medical & Developmental Supports provides supportive services for families in which a caregiver or child has a medical condition or developmental disability. Also known as intensive preventive services, this program offers the same basic services offered by our Family Support Programs, but these services are modified and/or intensified to meet the family’s specific needs.  The program utilizes an interdisciplinary approach involving case planners, case aides, nurses and a developmental specialist to meet the needs of families, including advocacy support and referrals.

Who Can Benefit from this Program

Families in need of parenting support and help finding resources to strengthen their families / families with involvement with Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) due to alleged abuse or neglect.

Age Criteria or Other Eligibility Requirements

Families who are pregnant or with children under 18, with a family member with a medical condition or developmental delay, in Brooklyn

How to Access this Program or Service

Contact the program director at 646.436.6481

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