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Westchester County Dept of Social Services

Westchester County Department of Social Services

 

Westchester County Department of Social Services
112 East Post Road
White Plains, New York 10601
Contact Person: Jane Velasquez, Program Coordinator (Constituent Affairs)
Phone Number: (914) 995-5516
Fax Number:  
Email: jev4@westchestergov.com
Web address: socialservices.westchestergov.com
Number of Yrs in Service:  
Mission
Statement:
The mission of the Westchester County Department of Social Services is the empower its customers to become independent and to ensure the health, safety and protection of venerable adults and children.


Disabilities Served:

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

 


Ages Served:

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


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: *n/a

 


Education Services Provided: *

Early Intervention   High School  
Pre-School   Post Secondary  
Elementary/Middle School   Pre-Vocational  
Professional   Assessments  
Other Education: * Homeless Student Program

 


Transportation Services Provided: *

Public   Travel Training  
Private      
Other Transportation: * Medical Transportation for Medicaid Recipients

 


Housing Services Provided: *

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Other Housing: * Temporary shelter for homeless families, individuals and childless couples; Adult Foster Home Program; Domestic Violence Residential Program; Rental Assistance Program (RAP)


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: *Domestic Violence Non-Residential Services, Adult Protective Service, Preventive Services
 
 


Medical Services Services Provided:

Clinical Services   Nutrition Counseling  
Dental   Psychiatric Psychological Services  
Adaptive Technology   Speech Therapy  
Occupational Therapy   Physical Therapy  
Other Medical Services: *Medical Assistance, Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Home Care Services, Nursing Home Care, Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities


Vocational Services Services Provided: *

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation   Sheltered Employment  
Vocational Training   Supported Employment  
Pre-Vocational Training   Competitive Employment  
Vocational Counseling      
Other Vocational Services: * Workforce Development Services, TANF Related Employment Services