Programs For Teens

Supported Education Program

Are you attending (or about to attend) Dutchess Community College? Are you recovering from a psychiatric disability or an addiction disorder? Could you use a little extra support on campus? Our Supported Education Program will allow you to make the most of your college experience by helping you get adjusted ...


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 ...

Teen Challenge Program

The Teen Challenge Program is for at risk youth, ages 14-18, with a mental health diagnosis and who are in counseling.  Some challenges teens might face today include: low self- esteem, lack of social skills, isolation, and needing further development of life skills and education. The Teen Challenge Program addresses ...

Incarcerated Youth Family Support

Is someone in your family under 21 and in jail? Do you wish you could connect with other people who understand what you’re going through? This support group is peer-led and judgment-free, helping you understand and make the most of the difficult situation you’re in. Break the stigma and stop ...

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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