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Family Driven Care. Providing children’s mental health, child welfare, and early childhood development services in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley region and the Bronx since 1953.

 

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In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, please join Astor Services tomorrow at 11am for a virtual community discussion about the Effects of Social Media on our Youth and Communities presented by Dr. Elizabeth Henry MD FAAP in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics' Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health. Please register in advance for this free event to receive the link. Register at bit.ly/effectsofsm American Academy of Pediatrics #mentalhealthawarenessmonth ... See MoreSee Less

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In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, please join Astor Services tomorrow at 11am for a virtual community discussion about the Effects of Social Media on our Youth and Communities presented by Dr. Elizabeth Henry MD FAAP in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health. Please register in advance for this free event to receive the link. Register at https://bit.ly/effectsofsm American Academy of Pediatrics #mentalhealthawarenessmonth

A special thanks to Paige Fitzgerald and the Junior League of Poughkeepsie for sponsoring a book fair and ice cream social for our Astor Learning Center this past Friday. Books were donated for all our students as well as classroom staff. Junior League of Poughkeepsie ... See MoreSee Less

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A special thanks to Paige Fitzgerald and the Junior League of Poughkeepsie for sponsoring a book fair and ice cream social for our Astor Learning Center this past Friday. Books were donated for all our students as well as classroom staff. @jlpoughkeepsie

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Sarai Manuel, Chief of Strategic Initiatives & Development speaks with Catskill Radio about the stigma of mental health and what we can do in our communities to help break down the myths. Listen live online at wjffradio.org
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In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Sarai Manuel, Chief of Strategic Initiatives & Development speaks with Catskill Radio about the stigma of mental health and what we can do in our communities to help break down the myths. Listen live online at https://wjffradio.org
WJFF Radio Catskill #mentalhealthawareness Astor Services

Astor participated in an amazing day at the Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum, for the 2024 Dutchess County Children's Mental Health Acceptance Celebration "Lighting the Path for Social Justice for Children and Youth.” The event was sponsored by Astor Services , Mental Health America of Dutchess County, NY, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, Poughkeepsie City School District and The Brain and Body. Service agencies provided resource tables, with special entertainment by DJs Nick and Nico, the PCSD drill team Tighten Ups, The Irish Dance Company, face painting by New Creation, balloon art by Button Down Balloons and food by El Azteca and Geneva’s. ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago
Astor participated in an amazing day at the Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum, for the 2024 Dutchess County Childrens Mental Health Acceptance Celebration Lighting the Path for Social Justice for Children and Youth.”  The event was sponsored by Astor Services , Mental Health America of Dutchess County, NY, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, Poughkeepsie City School District and The Brain and Body. Service agencies provided resource tables, with special entertainment by DJs Nick and Nico, the PCSD drill team Tighten Ups, The Irish Dance Company, face painting by New Creation, balloon art by Button Down Balloons and food by El Azteca and Geneva’s.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, please join Astor Services on Wednesday, May 22 at 11am for a virtual community discussion about the Effects of Social Media on our Youth and Communities presented by Dr. Elizabeth Henry MD FAAP in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics' Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health. Please register in advance for this free event to receive the link. Register at bit.ly/effectsofsm American Academy of Pediatrics #mentalhealthawarenessmonth ... See MoreSee Less

7 days ago
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, please join Astor Services on Wednesday, May 22 at 11am for a virtual community discussion about the Effects of Social Media on our Youth and Communities presented by Dr. Elizabeth Henry MD FAAP in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health. Please register in advance for this free event to receive the link. Register at https://bit.ly/effectsofsm American Academy of Pediatrics #mentalhealthawarenessmonth

Yesterday Astor participated in budget hearings thanking the New York City Council for support from leadership and the council and calling on continued investment in FY 2025. New York City Council ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesterday Astor participated in budget hearings thanking the New York City Council for support from leadership and the council and calling on continued investment in FY 2025. @nyccouncil

Astor’s Beacon Head Start team celebrated Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week with a fun game of Bingo! #teacherappreciationweek ... See MoreSee Less

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Astor’s Beacon Head Start team celebrated Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week with a fun game of Bingo! #teacherappreciationweek

Join us for the 2024 System of Care virtual training to learn about child & family resources, availability, specific referral processes and the eligibly requirements for a variety of programs and agencies in Dutchess County. Please register in advance here bit.ly/ECCSI_training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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1 week ago
Join us for the 2024 System of Care virtual training to learn about child & family resources, availability, specific referral processes and the eligibly requirements for a variety of programs and agencies in Dutchess County. Please register in advance here https://bit.ly/ECCSI_training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
#dutchesscountyny
"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. "
—Astor Parent
"With the help of Daphna, Stephanie, Liz B., Liz R., and the caring receptionists, we’ve watched our child regain confidence, motivation and joy."
—Astor Parent
"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."
—Astor Parent
"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."
—J.D.