Welcome to Saint Dominic's HomeSaint Dominic's Home is a nonprofit Catholic human services agency that provides 40 human services and programs in the Bronx and the Lower Hudson Valley (Rockland and Orange Counties) to nearly 1,800 individuals, many of whom are children, and families of all backgrounds that are developmentally disabled, socially disadvantaged and, or, vocationally challenged.
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.
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
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.
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.
Saint Dominic's Home celebrated Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)on Wednesday September 14 with a Luncheon to thank the staff who work with people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities to make a difference in their lives.
Through a Catholic Charities “Feeding Our Neighbors” initiative, the students and staff at St. Dominic’s School in Blauvelt help organize a food drive for the benefit of People to People.
TORCH Annex Quickly Reaches Capacity of 60 Four-year-old Students Eager to Learn.
WELCOME, POPE FRANCIS
TO THE US!
This video by Saint Dominic's Home is one of many welcoming Pope Francis to the U.S. for his upcoming visit September 22nd-27th. Compiled by Catholic Charities of New York these videos feature public figures and nonprofits within the Archdiocese of New York, all with this common message from the Gospel of Matthew (25:31), to help welcome the Pope:
For I was hungry and you gave me food,
To view all the messages, please click here.