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FAQ

What are preventive services?

Weekly intensive assessment and case management services designed to help families struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse problems develop skills and resources to ensure that children will remain safe in the home and to prevent children from entering foster care.

How can families participate?

  • Most families in UBA’s Family Treatment and Rehabilitation program are referred by New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS).
  • Families already working with ACS can request to receive services from UBA.
  • We also welcome families to contact us directly to obtain more information about services.

Who does the program serve?

The program provides preventive services to children ages 0-18 years and their families who reside in community districts 4 (Concourse, Concourse Village, East Concourse, Highbridge, Mount Eden, West Concourse), 6 (Bathgate, Belmont, Bronx Park South, East Tremont, West Farms), and 9 (Bronx River, Castle Hill, Clason Point, Harding Park, Parkchester, Soundview, Soundview-Bruckner, Union Port) in the Bronx.

Where are services provided?

UBA is located at 334 East 148th Street in the Hub section of the South Bronx conveniently located near public transportation. We deliver services at our office, but primarily work with our families in their own neighborhoods, in and near their homes.

How long are services provided for?

Services are typically provided for a period of 12 months, but can be shorter or longer depending on families’ needs.

Is transportation or childcare available?

Yes. Ask for details.

Are services provided in Spanish?

Yes.

Why should a family participate in the Family Treatment and Rehabilitation program?

The program provides the necessary tools and support to help families stay together, become self-sufficient, and improve their lives.

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