New York City Children's Center
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1300 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: (718) 239-3600
Fax: (929) 348-4044
Services and programs at the Bronx Campus of the New York City Children's Center include:
- Inpatient Hospitalization - Comprehensive treatment and services based on individualized assessment are provided in a structured environment. Inpatient teams comprised of psychiatrist, pediatrician, nurse, psychologist, social worker, teachers, recreations workers, and child care workers assure coordinated care in a therapeutic environment.
- Day Treatment - The day treatment program located at Gerard Avenue is jointly sponsored with the New York City Department of Education District 75 (P723) and provides a fully integrated clinical and educational program. Services are provided Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Intensive Day Treatment (IDT) - (Projected opening date – September 2012) - IDT, a highly structured, short- term program (45 days), will be located at the Gerard avenue site and will serve youngsters who are challenged, in crisis, or temporarily unable to be maintained in a more traditional academic and/or treatment setting.
- Intensive Case Management (ICM) - ICMs work in partnership with the child and the family using a strength-based model to obtain all necessary services to enable the child to remain in his/her home and community. Wraparound funds and home health aides are available as well as 24-hour/7-day a week crisis intervention.
- Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic - (Projected opening date – Summer 2013) - The clinic will provide early assessment of childhood emotional problems and high quality mental health treatment for youth and their families. Clinic offerings include individual, group and family therapy; medication management and health monitoring; outreach; individualized treatment planning; crisis intervention; complex care management; developmental testing and adolescent sexual behavior management.
- Homemaker Services - When needed, homemaker services by a contracted agency are provided to care for children who are registered in certain programs. Homemaker services are provided to support the family in maintaining their child in the least restrictive setting and/or to enable parents to participate in the child's treatment.
- Family Support Services:
Youth Support Services - Contracted peer staff through Families on the Move provide advocacy and resource services to youth and facilitate support and advisory groups.
Parent Support Services - Contracted parent support staff through Families on the Move reinforce the principles of recovery and resilience, engage families in the treatment process, help families access resources, conduct parenting classes and act as a conduit between families and the agency with regard to suggestions or issues.
Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the New York City Children's Center.