Building Futures

At The New York Foundling, we’re committed to building futures for the children, adults, and families in our community. Our 40 programs, based on proven practices, provide neighbors like you with the tools and resources to reach your full potential.

Not sure where to start? Fill out an inquiry form or give us a call at 212 633 9300.

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Building Futures

Interested in therapy, psychiatric care, coaching, or guidance for your child or family?

The Foundling provides mental health services and resources to children and families in all five boroughs of New York City. Utilizing a number of evidence-based models, our programs use proven strategies to set up children for a healthy future, and to keep families safe, supported, and together.

Home of Integrated Behavioral Health

Our mental health clinic in East Harlem provides individual and family therapy, psychiatric care, and other support to children and families

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Family Support Programs

Family-based therapeutic programs help parents and children enhance their communication, strengthen relationships, and improve stability

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Alternatives to Incarceration/Juvenile Justice Diversion Programs

Through targeted, evidence-based therapy, these programs work with young people and their families to avoid justice involvement and avoid incarceration

School Based Mental Health Services

Partnerships with NYC schools provide in-school connections to mental health interventions

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Mental Health Support for Young People in Foster Care

Trauma-informed psychological and psychiatric support to young people in foster care

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Make an Appointment at our Mental Health Clinic:

Call: 917-485-7280
Email: Click here

Inquire about Family Support Programs:

Call: 212-633-9300
Application Form: Click here

Inquire about other therapeutic programs:

Call: 212-633-9300
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Interested in Services for People with Developmental Disabilities?

The Foundling’s Developmental Disabilities Division provides support for people with developmental disabilities in New York City, Rockland, Orange, and Westchester Counties, reaching more than 1,000 adults and children every year. Our programs create a supportive and nurturing environment, helping the people we serve strive toward independence and become thriving members of their communities.

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Residential Services

Supportive housing options for adults of varying levels of independence

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Day Habilitation

Engaging day programs for adults that promote socialization, life skills, and community integration

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Community Habilitation

One-on-one skill building for children and adults

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Employment Services

Job coaching, interview and employment placement, and ongoing career support

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Learn More and Enroll

Call: 212-886-4020
Email: ddinfo@NYFoundling.org

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Interested in our education services?

The Foundling views education as the pathway to independence – and to providing academic opportunities so young people in foster care and in underserved communities can build brighter futures.

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Road to Success: K-12 Tutoring

Innovative tutoring and mentorship services for children and teenagers in foster care

Fostering College Success Initiative

Academic, emotional, career, and financial support for college students in foster care

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Mott Haven Academy Charter School

Our pre-K – 8th grade school in the South Bronx, uniquely designed to serve those in the child welfare system

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Head Start

Early childhood centers in Puerto Rico provide essential education and support to children aged 0-5 and their families

Inquire about our Education Programs

Call: 212-633-9300
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Contact Haven Academy

Call: 718-292-7015
Email: info@havenacademy.org

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Interested in Pediatric Medical Care?

The Children’s Health Center of The New York Foundling – our pediatric medical clinic in Mott Haven (170 Brown Place, 4th Floor, Bronx, NY) – provides health care to patients ages 0-21, and is open to the community.

Cost and Insurance

The center accepts New York State Medicaid and a variety of other private and commercial insurances. No one will be denied access to services due to their inability to pay; a discounted sliding fee schedule based solely on family size and income is available to all patients.


The Foundling’s medical practice provides high-quality, personalized, holistic care to all patients. Services include preventive care, well-child visits and physical exams, vaccinations and lab screenings, developmental and behavioral screenings, and sick visits.

Other Pediatric Medical Clinics

The Foundling also operates pediatric medical clinics in Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island – open exclusively to eligible youth in foster care. Learn more about these here.

Make an Appointment

Call: 917-485-7140
Fax: 718-742-1874

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Interested in our community involvement?

Since our bold beginnings in 1869, The Foundling has targeted and personalized its programs and outreach to respond to the needs of specific communities and neighborhoods. Our community outreach programs provide targeted, localized support to our neighbors and engage peer organizations so we can make the biggest impact together.

Staten Island Community Partnership

Family-centered, community-based services in Staten Island’s North Shore – including a weekly food pantry

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Strong Families and Communities Training Center

Workshops and trainings for peer organizations and community-facing engagement events

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Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection

Professional development for social services professionals, school-based workshops, and advocacy to prevent child maltreatment

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Inquire about these programs

Call: 212-633-9300

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Interested in Something Else? Contact Us!

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Interested in helping build futures with us? Learn about available job opportunities here or learn other ways to support this vital work in your community.

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