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Hope's Door
39 Washington Ave.
P.O. Box 203
Pleasantville, NY 10570

Contact Person: Carlla Horton, Executive Director
Phone Number: (888) 438-8700 or (914) 747-0828
Fax Number: (914) 747-3825
E-mail:
Web address: www.HopesDoorNY.org
Number of Yrs in Service:
 

35 years

Mission
Statement:
The mission of the Northern Westchester Shelter, a not-for-profit organization, is to provide caring services and shelter to victims of domestic violence. The Northern Westchester Shelter promotes healthy, non-violent family life:
  • by assisting people in crisis
  • by breaking the cycle of abusive behavior
  • by advocacy and community education, and
  • by developing innovative, responsive services, thereby empowering victims to live free from abuse

 

 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired

 

Visually Impaired

 

Emotional / Psychiatric

 

Traumatic Brain Injured

 

Developmental Disabilities

 

Physical Disabilities

 

Learning Disabilities

 

Autism

 

Medically Fragile

 

 

Other Disabilities: We endeavor to meet the needs of any person with a disability.
 

 


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: Limited to shelter residents

 

 


Education Services Provided:

Early Intervention

 

High School

 

Pre-School

 

Post Secondary

 

Elementary/Middle School

 

Pre-Vocational

 

Professional

 

Assessments

 

Other Education: Referrals only

 

 


Transportation Services Provided:

Public

 

Travel Training

 

Private

 

 

 

Other Transportation: Limited to shelter residents

 

 


Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes

 

Supported Apartments

 

Other Housing: Housing subsidies for up to $300 per month for up 12 months for eligible abuse victims
 

 


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: Divorce, Orders of Protection, Family Court for abuse victims
 
 

 


Medical Services Provided:

Clinical Services

 

Nutrition Counseling

 

Dental

 

Psychiatric Psychological Services

 

Adaptive Technology

 

Speech Therapy

 

Occupational Therapy

 

Physical Therapy

 

Other Medical Services: Limited to shelter residents
 

 


Vocational Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation

 

Sheltered Employment

 

Vocational Training

 

Supported Employment

 

Pre-Vocational Training

 

Competitive Employment

 

Vocational Counseling

 

 

 

Other Vocational Services: Referrals only