Accreditations, Certifications & Licenses

WJCS is: 

  • Licensed to operate mental health clinics by the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH).
  • Licensed to provide Home Health and Traumatic Brain Injury services and operate a Home Health Training Program by the NYS Department of Health.
  • Certified to operate Intermediate Care Facilities, Individualized Residential Alternatives and Community Residences, Community Habilitation, Pathways to Employment, Support Employment by the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).
  • Chartered as an Educational Institute by the NYS Board of Regents.
  • Accredited by the American Psychological Association as a training site for pre-doctoral psychology interns.
  • Licensed by the Child Care Council of Westchester to provide childcare for school-aged children.
  • Rated as meeting all standards by the Better Business Bureau of New York.

 WJCS contracts with:

New York State:

  • Department of Health
  • Office of Children and Family Services
  • Office of Mental Health
  • Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)
  • Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services
  • Office of the Aging                                        

Westchester County:

  • Department of Community Mental Health
  • Department of Senior Programs & Services
  • Department of Social Services
  • Department of Probation
  • Youth Bureau
  • Urban Youth Initiatives - "Invest in Kids"
  • Department of Health
  • Board of Legislators

Local grants are obtained from:  City of Yonkers Department of Planning & Development-Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), New Rochelle CDBG, the School Districts of Mt. Vernon, New Rochelle, Ossining, Peekskill, Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow, White Plains and Yonkers.   

Federal funding is received through the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grants, the Department of Housing & Urban Development, the Department of Justice and the Department of Health & Human Services. 

 WJCS is a beneficiary agency of UJA-Federation and United Way of Westchester/Putnam


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