Programs For Children

Sibling Support Group

MHA's Sibling Support Groups are for brothers and sisters of children who experience a social, behavioral or emotional challenge.  We offer ongoing support, education and recreation.  We work toward helping decrease the level of stress in the family as well as increase the understanding of the sibling's disability.  There are ...

Preparing Your Child For School Success

Do you have a child in preschool or kindergarten, and want to start off their school career on the best foot possible? This workshop will introduce you to the skills that children need to thrive in school, so that you can get a head start and make sure they get ...


Respite Program Are you the parent or caregiver for a child with a Serious Emotional Disorder (SED) between the ages of 4 and 18?  Do you ever feel burnt out or wish you could have a break from your caregiving responsibilities? The Respite Program provides the much needed break to ...

Kids on the Block

Do you have a group or class of kids aged 4-12 who could benefit from learning about mental health, breaking down stigma, and connecting to relevant social issues? Do you wish there was a fun and engaging way to teach them? Kids on the Block brings life-sized puppets to you ...

Family Peer Advocate

Are you parent or caregiver to a child with emotional, social, or mental health challenges? Are you going through a particularly rough challenge and need some extra support? Our Family Peer Advocate is here to listen to your story and work with you one-on-one to find a solution. Whether it's ...


Do you suffer from a psychiatric disability and have school-aged children? Do you need help creating a stable life for you and your kids? In Emerge, you’ll get some one-on-one time to share your story and your challenges. Then, we’ll help you choose a mix of individual and group activities ...

Children’s Health Home Care Management

Are you a parent, guardian, or service provider for a child in Dutchess County aged 0-20 who has Medicaid, along with a serious emotional or mental health diagnosis, or two chronic conditions? If so, that child may benefit from having someone to help coordinate services, navigate community systems and supports, ...

CASA: Court Appointed Special Advocates

Ellen's Place: CASA's Outdoor Classroom Initiative Click Here to Learn More     Do you know a child that’s currently in foster care or at risk of placement? Do you wish you had someone neutral involved to provide an outside perspective with the kid’s best interests at heart? An objective ...

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