Services and Supports for Individuals, Families and Caregivers

Westchester Institute for Human Development addresses major social and health issues by developing and delivering medical, clinical and support services to individuals, their families and caregivers.

We care about every person who walks through our front door as if they were our own family.

EVERY YEAR:
Over 5,500 people with developmental disabilities make 36,366 visits a year to WIHD for primary health care, specialty health care, dental services, behavioral health or behavioral psychology services, and speech and hearing services.

  • 3,000 children ages 0-3 receive service coordination services through the Early Intervention Program.
  • 150 adults with developmental disabilities and their families receive service support and coordination.
  • 375 families borrow over 454 Assistive Technology devices from the Loan Program.
  • Close to 300 children in foster care and their biological families receive comprehensive assessments, counseling, parent training and support.
  • 100 foster and adoptive parents receive counseling, training and support to help them meet the needs of the children in their care.
  • Over 350 children receive multidisciplinary assessments of suspected physical and sexual abuse at the Children’s Advocacy Center.
  • 13,500 parents and professionals receive training, information and support through the WIHD Resource Centers, including the Special Education Parent Center, Early Childhood Direction Center, Assistive Technology Program, and the Regional Center for Autism.