Transitions Program


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Transitions is a Bronx-based program that provides services to school-aged youths, 4-18 years old, who exhibit behavioral difficulties. Each year, Transitions serves more than 200 students for an average of two years each. The goal is to collaborate with students and families to achieve a better educational understanding, positive opportunities, and graduate high school. 

Services Offered

Intake Criteria

Only children currently in another Astor program may be eligible. Transitions is funded through The Robin Hood Foundation and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The program is free to qualifying youths. 


As students discharge from other Astor programs, they are invited to participate in Transitions.

Contact Us

Justine Colon, Care Manager/Transition's Supervisor
Tel: (646) 385-3039
Email: Please use our Program Contact Form »

More Information

Program brochure (PDF file)

Folleto del programa (archivo PDF)


Learn about Astor's other Bronx Community-based programs:

  1. Care Management 
    Ensures appropriate access and service management via care coordination and service integration.
  2. Counseling Centers 
    Provides counseling, psychiatric services and case management to children and adolescents, and their families.
  3. Day Treatment
    A school-based intensive treatment program that integrates mental health and special education services for students grades K — 8. 
  4. High Fidelity Wraparound
    Evidence-based care coordination that uses a highly structured, team-based, family-centered approach.
  5. Lawrence F. Hickey Center for Child Development (Little Red School House)
    Special education therapeutic preschool
  6. Prevention Services
    Time-limited, evidence-based model that utilizes a home-based approach to address both the concrete and clinical needs of the child and the family.
  7. Residential Programs
    The Residential Treatment program is a therapeutic out-of-home placement serving children aged 5–13 who have emotional challenges that exceed community-based interventions. The program is located in Rhinebeck, NY, and accepts children from all counties of New York State.
    Residential Treatment Center
    Residential Treatment Facility
  8. School-Based Behavioral Health Treatment (SBBHT) 
    Services provided to schools in New York City.
  9. Serving Youth iN Their Communities (SYNC)
    Through supportive skill-building and clinical services, SYNC helps to build a strong foundation so that youth and families can be active and productive members of their communities
  10. Transitions 
    Provides services to school-aged youths, 4-18 years old, who exhibit behavioral difficulties in order to promote academic stability and successful promotion to the next grade level.