Vanderheyden cares for children with special developmental, emotional, and behavioral needs. As a multi-service agency, we provide a residential program, a day treatment program, clinical services, crisis intervention, respite services, and in-home parent assistance programs.


Education
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Richard A. Desrochers Educational Center

A Regents accredited 7-12 grade program by the New York State Department of Education.

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Career Center

Training is offered to enhance the growth and potential for students.*Click here to apply! 

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Job Services

Vocational and job coach trainings to enhance the growth and potential for students.

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The Vandy Thrift Shoppe

A hands-on opportunity for retail service training, the proceeds from sales directly benefit the students at Vanderheyden.

Residential
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Diagnostic Services

A thirty-day on-campus clinical assessment of a youth's needs.

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Residential Service

Treatment for youth up to age 21 who are referred to Vanderheyden.

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Housing for Adults Living with Developmental Disabilities

Adults live in either group homes or in apartments, depending on the level of need.

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Crisis Respite Program

Temporary campus housing provides parents, caregivers and youth time apart during a crisis.

Community Support
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Health Home Care Management

In-home services for children with health and behavioral issues.

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Children and Family Treatment Support Services (CFTSS)

In-home services for children with health and behavioral issues.

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Day Habilitation Programs

Gain independence and productivity through participation in group activities.

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Community Integration for Youth and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

We provide services to assist adults with development disabilities to live as independently as possible.


Comprehensive Wellness

View Our Comprehensive Wellness Policy  Download PDF    |    2020-2021 USDA Public Announcement Download PDF

 


Need Assistance?

For information on Vanderheyden's PROGRAMS & SERVICES:

Maura Psoinos, LCSW R
Vice President of Community Services

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