The Lawrence F. Hickey Center is a therapeutic nursery school in the Bronx located at 4010 Dyre Avenue. Locally known as “Little Red Schoolhouse,” the Hickey Center serves children with behavioral and emotional challenges. Read more: bit.ly/hickey_center... See MoreSee Less
The children at the Lawrence F. Hickey Center For Child Development celebrated Black History Month by learning about Black inventors throughout history. The children learned about the inventors of the helicopter, fire extinguisher, pencil sharper, and potato chips. Learn more about the Hickey Center at www.astorservices.org/program/hickey-center/... See MoreSee Less
Such initiatives are so important because they foster an appreciation for cultural history and the impact of inventors who have shaped our world. This is a fantastic way to educate and inspire the next generation. 💙
Astor offers Head Start and Early Childhood programs in the Hudson Valley serving low-income families and children with disabilities up to age five. The program promotes school readiness and enhances a child’s cognitive, social, and emotional development. Astor offers Special Education services and Therapeutic Preschool for children with significant needs in social and emotional skills. Early Childhood Centers are located in Beacon, Poughkeepsie, Millerton, Mt. Alvernia, Red Hook, Wingdale. bit.ly/astor_headstart... See MoreSee Less
The Astor Learning Center in Rhinebeck, NY is a state-approved private school for children with emotional challenges who require a more structured educational program. Students receive support to help them return successfully to their local districts. Learn more at bit.ly/Astor_ALC... See MoreSee Less
Your support has allowed us to adapt and expand our programs to meet the evolving needs of those we serve. From counseling services for children struggling with anxiety, to family therapy sessions that strengthen the bonds between parents and their kids, the generosity of individuals like you has been the catalyst for positive change. We ask that you partner with us to continue our vital work. www.astorservices.org/aa2024/... See MoreSee Less
"I don’t think there is anything more important that we could be doing as a community than serving these children."
—Kate Kortbus, Board Chair The Children’s Foundation of Astor
"...We feel like we have a neurologist, therapist and soon a psychiatrist who can help us across the continuum. Thank you for working diligently to provide services during this difficult time to so many in need.
"With the help of Daphna, Stephanie, Liz B., Liz R., and the caring receptionists, we’ve watched our child regain confidence, motivation and joy."
"We truly thank you for helping us find our child again! God Bless You."
—Jane Smith, Parent
"Ms. McFarlane has been amazing! She has worked very well with my scholar and has helped him learn of ways to cope with his emotions. He looks forward to her visits and enjoys having her in the classroom."
"Isabelle is an excellent therapist. [She] has been able to bring to light issues in our family dynamic and offer solutions that I hope we can continue working on effectively after her time with us is done."