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Community Based Services
   
         
 

 

Saint Dominic's Home Community Based Services Department provides home-based services to prevent separation of families, increase family stability and reduce the stressors that families face. The Community Based Services Department consists of seven community-based programs in the Bronx and Rockland County:

  • Family Treatment and Rehabilitation Program (Bronx)
  • Prevention Program (Bronx)
  • Home and Community Based Waiver Program (Bronx and Rockland County)
  • The Blended Case Management Program (Bronx)
  • The Discrete Case Management Program (Bronx)
  • The Children and Families Empowered (CAFÉ) Program (Rockland County)

We assist families that may be at risk for:

  • Hospitalization of a child
  • Foster care placement of a child
  • Social stressors that threaten their well-being

It is the contention of all programs that children desire, above all else, to reside with their birth families and that every effort should be made to assist families in meeting their children's needs while residing at home. It is therefore the goal of each program to provide comprehensive, community-based, individualized and multi-cultural services to families in the attempt to prevent the separation of the child from his/her family, accelerate family reunification and at the same time ensure the safety of every child that we serve. 

Each program provides services to the families in their individual communities and the programs are well known to other providers in order to ensure the expeditious accessing of services and the necessary discharge resources for each family when they are stable and no longer require our services.

 

Community Based Services Statistics

Total children and parents served: 1,307

Children participating in
After School Program:
16

Children and teens with mental illness and receiving prevention
services in their homes:
622

Children participating in our Gang Prevention Program:
75

Adults In prevention programs:
246