ANDRUS is a private, non-profit organization that helps secure strong, promising futures for children, families and communities by promoting stability, increasing resilience, and rebuilding hope. We specialize in teaching children and families the skills to express and cope with strong emotions. We help increase the well of 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.Read More
The language of a child struggling with complex emotions can be easily misinterpreted. Anger, defiance or isolation can mask true feelings of frustration, sadness, or fear. ANDRUS specializes in working with children who struggle to communicate and process the emotional impacts of their experiences. Some have been injured by the circumstance of neglect, abuse, poverty or violence. Others wrestle with the challenges of living with mental illness and autism. Through our innovative programs, highly personalized services, superior training and research, ANDRUS enables children and families begin to heal, and learn a new language of hope.Read More
This is the story of Isaiah, an ANDRUS student who joined up with the nationally recognized NYPUM minibike program that is provided on ANDRUS’ 110-acre campus.Read More
Each year, ANDRUS hosts signature events for fundraising, for sharing our work with others, and simply for having fun. We urge you to attend to learn more about the vital services our agency provides and how you can join us. Continue to check back here for the latest at ANDRUS.