Preventive services are provided to children and their families for the purpose of preventing a child's or children's placement in, or return, to foster care. Services are offered to families where the child or children, under the age of 18, are at risk of foster care placement as determined by the Department of Social Services.

For more information, contact your local district office or call (914) 995-9307.

Preventive services include:

  • Case management
  • Case planning
  • Casework contacts
  • Daycare services
  • Homemaker services
  • Home management services
  • Clinical services
  • Parenting/parent aide services
  • Transportation services
  • Emergency shelter
  • Preventive housing services
  • Intensive home based family preservation services
  • Crisis respite care
  • Recreational services