Welcome to Saint Dominic's HomeSaint Dominic's Home is a nonprofit human services organization founded by the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt in 1878. We provide foster care and prevention, developmental disabilities, mental health, therapeutic education, and preschool services to about 2,000 children, adults and families in the Bronx, Rockland and Orange Counties.
Located in Blauvelt, N.Y., St. Dominic’s School,also known as a K-12th grade 853 School, services a diverse population of students with social-emotional needs, autism, neurological impairments and other learning disabilities.
St. Dominic's Therapeutic Preschool,located in the Bronx, is a New York State Approved Bilingual Pre-school program that provides a full range of educational and clinical services to special education and non-disabled children, 2.7 to 5.0 years of age.
St. Dominic's Universal Preschool (UPK),This FREE full-day Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program is for English speaking as well as bilingual (English/Spanish) children who will be 4 years old before December 31, 2014.
The Family Foster Care Programcurrently provides foster and kinship care to approximately 400 children in the Bronx who have been referred to the agency through the Administration for Children's Services, as well as approximately 50 additional children in its Treatment Family Foster Care unit.
The Developmental Disabilities Departmentprovides therapeutic residential programs for developmentally disabled adults and children. We provide Intermediate Care Facilities, Individualized Residential Alternatives, Day Habilitation Program, Service Coordination and Community Habilitation in Rockland County, Orange County and the Bronx.
Mental Health ProgramsSaint Dominic’s Home operates four programs for adults with mental illness in Rockland County certified by the New York State Office of Mental Health. Our continuum of care ranges from a supervised level of care requiring 24-hour staff supervision to the operation of supported apartments.
Saint Dominic's Homeprovides home-based services in the Bronx and Rockland County to prevent separation of families, increase family stability and reduce the stressors that families face.
Community Based Services Department
"What's for Dinner?" is on everyone's mind who participated in the Saint Dominic's Home's Healthy Eating Initiative Program. Thanks to the Walmart Foundation, which was the lead in supporting this initiative, children and families from the Saint Dominic's Home Foster Care Program received a first-hand look at where their food comes from in this farm to table experience.