Programs and Services
Richard A. Desrochers Educational Center is a 7-12 grade program, accredited by the New York State Department of Education, offering all required classes for students to graduate with a Regents Diploma, a Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) credential or a Skills Achievement and Commencement Credential.
A Children’s Health Home (CHHUNY) is a care management service model where ALL of a child’s caregivers communicate with one another so that a family’s needs are addressed appropriately. Vanderheyden will provide a care manager to eligible families, children and youth to provide access to services assuring they have everything necessary to stay healthy, out of the emergency room and out of the hospital.
Bridges To Health (B2H)
Home & Community Based Services Medicaid Waiver Program.
The B2H program provides family and community support services to a proposed 3,305 children statewide and supplements the existing foster care and Medicaid State Plan programs. Vanderheyden serves as the Waiver Service Provider to Northeast Parent and Child Society and Parsons Child and Family Center. Vanderheyden provides 9-14 services in Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties as well as provides Skill Building in Columbia, Fulton, Green, Montgomery and Schoharie counties.
- Skill Building
- Crisis Avoidance, Management and Training
- Day Habilitation
- Immediate Crisis Response Services
- Special Needs Community Advocacy and Support
- Intensive In-Home Supports
- Planned Respite
- Crisis Respite
- Family/Care Giver Supports and Services
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For information on Vanderheyden's Community Services or the B2H Waiver Service Provider Program
Vice President of Community Services
- Office: 518-874-4936