BOCES of Southern Westchester
1606 Old Orchard Street
White Plains, New York 10604

Contact Person: Mary Ellen Betzler, Director
Phone Number: (914) 948-7271 (ext. 201)
Fax Number: (914) 948-7598
Web address: 
Number of Yrs in Service: 50 years
To collaborate with districts, agencies and communities to meet their educational challenges by providing regional leadership and cost effective, high quality services.

 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired x Visually Impaired x
Emotional / Psychiatric x Traumatic Brain Injured
Developmental Disabilities x Physical Disabilities x
Learning Disabilities x Autism x
Medically Fragile x  
Other Disabilities:


Ages Served:

0 to 5   22 to 65  
6 to 21 x 65 and over  

Recreation Services Provided:

Arts   Team Sports  
Biking    Tennis  
Camps   Theater  
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social   Swimming  
Other Recreation:


Education Services Provided:

Early Intervention   High School x
Pre-School   Post Secondary x
Elementary/Middle School x Pre-Vocational x
Professional x Assessments x
Other Education:


Transportation Services Provided:

Public   Travel Training  
Other Transportation:


Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Other Housing:


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship   Assessments  
Pooled Trusts   Disability Rights Advocacy  
Supplemental Needs Trust   Disability Support Groups  
School Advocacy   Sexuality Awareness Counseling  
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services:

Medical Services Services Provided:

Clinical Services   Nutrition Counseling  
Dental   Psychiatric Psychological Services  
Adaptive Technology   Speech Therapy  
Occupational Therapy   Physical Therapy  
Other Medical Services:

Vocational Services Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation   Sheltered Employment x
Vocational Training x Supported Employment x
Pre-Vocational Training   Competitive Employment  
Vocational Counseling x    
Other Vocational Services: Provided for students in local school districts and BOCES programs.