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ANDRUS is a private non-profit organization

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.

ANDRUS is committed to providing equal access to its programs and facilities without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.

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What We Do

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.

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Meet Isaiah

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.

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EVENTS

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.

100th Day of School

Our Orchard School students celebrated our 100th Day of School this year by “Giving Back 100 ways for 100 Days of School”.

Golf Fore Kids 2019

Join us for an unforgettable day on the links at ANDRUS’ 15th Annual Golf Fore Kids Outing on June 18th. Your day will begin with a delicious brunch before you head out to play 18 holes at Ardsley Country Club. Once you and your foursome conclude your game we invite you to relax with drinks during […]

ANDRUS 90th Anniversary Gala Raises $500,000

Over 350 people gathered for ANDRUS’ 90th Anniversary Gala on Friday, November 2nd at The New York Botanical Garden located in Bronx, NY. The sold-out fundraising event featured a silent and live auction, as well as a lively Fund-the-Future paddle raise for ANDRUS’ numerous therapeutic programs, including the Horticulture Program and Hope Space, which give […]

AELC 50th Anniversary

The ANDRUS Early Learning Center (AELC) has been in the Eastchester/Tuckahoe Community since 1968. AELC offers an infant care program as well as full day programs for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old. These programs stimulate each child’s development while allowing growth to take place at a pace unique to each child’s needs. We […]