At our Westchester Campus, we offer a range of services for youth and adolescents who need personalized support to address the traumas they’ve experienced. Along with day treatment and residential services, we offer summer employment programs and classes for clients in the foster system who are approaching young adulthood and need to transition into self-sufficiency.
Herschel Alt Westchester Children’s Day Treatment Center
An alternative to residential placement for emotionally disturbed youngsters, ages 10 to 18. While living at home, adolescents receive a full range of treatment services, including individual, family, and group therapy, individualized education curricula, remedial training, and vocational preparation. A special education school is on-site at the facility, which is on the grounds of the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Campus.
Hawthorne Cedar Knolls RTC
Hawthorne Cedar Knolls (HCK) Residential Treatment Center is a home that provides mental health, social, and therapeutic services. A variety of treatment programs includes recreation, vocational, writing, and art therapy as well as drug treatment and prevention for at-risk youth. Approximately 90 beds are available for girls age 13 to 18 and boys age 8 to 18 who exhibit a variety of emotional problems. These children have been referred by Local Departments of Social Services or the local Committee of Special Education or Social Services. At HCK, they’ll receive comprehensive treatment, education, vocational training, supervised living, and exposure to independent living skills. Family involvement is an important component of the treatment even, or especially when being removed from the family environment is part of the treatment. At HCK, children are given permission to dream, to hope for and achieve a better life.
Jerome M. Goldsmith Center RTF
Jerome M. Goldsmith Center, a residential treatment facility (RTF) located in Hawthorne New York that serves emotionally vulnerable adolescent boys, ages 12 to 21, who are challenged by a range of trauma-related and psychiatric issues. These young boys are referred by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). With an average stay of less than one year, the Goldsmith Center provides supervised living units and a program of therapeutic and educational services. Goldsmith utilizes both traditional and non-traditional therapies and emphasizes family interaction.
Sally & Anthony Mann Center
The Sally & Anthony Mann Center, formerly Linden Hill, a 64 bed Residential Treatment Facility (RTF), is for boys and girls ages 12 to 21 years old with severe psychiatric conditions. Children are referred by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). An average stay here is between 9 and 11 months, during which time adolescents participate in intensive milieu therapy, individual, family, and group psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, special education and vocational training, all in an open setting. The treatment teams strongly encourage participation from both the family and the resident in developing and reviewing treatment plans.
Professional Referrals Needed: Pre-Admission Committed Certification (PACC) required.