Andrus Childrens Center - Northern Westchester, Peekskill

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50 Dayton Lane, Suite 205
ZIP Code/City:
10566 Peekskill
State:
NY
Phone:
914.736.3371 Call
Fax:
914.736.3372
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Founded in 1928 by philanthropist John Emory Andrus, our family-centered organization has remained true to his vision to "give opportunity to youth."
For more than 75 years, Andrus has been a proud provider of programs and services for children and families throughout Westchester County and our tri-state area. Under our corporate umbrella of the Julia Dyckman Andrus Memorial, our Campus, Community and Mental Health Divisions reach 2500 children and families every year with a broad spectrum of preventive and restorative services for families and their children from birth through adolescence. The Andrus Children's Center reaches approximately 2500 children and families each year through our many programs. The evolution of our programs and services is evidence of our commitment to excellence in providing "Opportunity to Youth."

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The mission of the Andrus Center for Learning and Innovation is to provide professional leadership on issues, practices and policies affecting vulnerable children and families.
A Yonkers businessman, Mayor and Congressman, John Andrus created the original Andrus Children's Home as a memorial to his beloved wife Julia who had been adopted as a young child by the Dyckman family. She grew up on the Dyckman family farm, now the 107-acre campus housing our corporate offices, Residential Treatment Program, Diagnostic Center and Orchard School. Mr. Andrus' belief that children should feel valued is reflected in the beauty of our grounds and the architectural details of the Tudor mansions he built specifically to be homes for children and staff. The attention he paid to quality, safety and nurturing care has continuously shaped our work. Throughout our history the Board and staff of Andrus Children's Center have taken pride in the programs we offer. We have been guided by a mission and core values that demand the highest quality of services. Since we know that the major challenges family's face require major solutions, we define our work to be more than service provision but to include research and evaluation, development of new models of care, teaching and training of other professionals and influence on public policy. In recent years, our efforts have included leadership of the Yonkers Early Childhood Initiative, a community collaborative of public and private partners invested in improving the quality of life for young children; the Andrus Center for Learning and Innovation, a site for training, research and best practice development; and "Sanctuary, " a trauma sensitive model for treatment.

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