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NYAP provides community-based traditional, specialized and treatment foster care. Services are provided to children, birth to age 21, who are unable to remain in their home of origin due to abuse, neglect, dependency, medical issues, juvenile delinquency and family conflict. NYAP specializes in therapeutic foster care to meet the needs of youth with emotional and behavioral challenges.

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The family foster care program provides foster homes to youth whose needs are typically limited to basic nurturing and supervision.

Levels of Foster Care:

Family Foster Care (Traditional Level of Care)

Specialized foster care is provide to youth whose behaviors or needs require special intervention and/or special education.  The youth may have a mild diagnosed physical condition, handicap or disability and is considered to be a low risk of danger to self or others.

Specialized Foster Care

The treatment foster care program is designed for youth who have difficulties with behavior, school problems, substance abuse, physical/medical or emotional needs and/or other conditions that require additional employee and foster parent time. Treatment foster care is individualized based on youth needs and may be provided as an alternative to residential treatment or institutional care.

 

Services are provided at one of three levels including Specialized Foster Care, Treatment Level I and Treatment Level II.

Treatment Foster Care (Therapeutic Level of Care)