Specialize in teaching children and families the skills to express and cope with strong emotions, resources available to them to manage the impacts of adversity, particularly severe emotional, behavioral and mental health issues in children. Guided by our Sanctuary Model, we offer a range of preventive and restorative services for children and families across the tri-state area.
Provides advocacy services to children at risk of educational failure; emphasis on educationally-handicapped children, truants, drop-outs, suspended children, children returning to school from residential placement, and families needing assistance enrolling children in new school systems in Westchester County. Youth are trained in advocacy techniques. Parents, students, professionals, and local community groups are educated on relevant issues. Networks of communication with public and private agencies working with at-risk youth are developed and expanded.
Westchester Independent Living Center
10 County Center Road 2nd floor
White Plains, NY 10607
(914) 682-3926 (Voice)
(914) 682-8518 (FAX) Contact@wilc.org Directions to WILC
Putnam Independent Living Services
1441 Route 22, Suite 204
(Tompkins Mahopac Bank building)
Brewster, New York 10509
845-228-7460 (Fax) www.PutnamILS.org Directions to PILS
Yonkers Outreach Officce
Pathways to Success
75 Riverdale Avenue
Yonkers, New York 10701