The Children’s Village President and CEO Dr. Jeremy Kohomban testified before the NYC Council’s Committee on Juvenile Justice on September 21. Citing research and frontline experience, his testimony highlighted the critical need for family engagement to the long-term success of youth involved with the justice system. Dr. Kohomban concluded with three specific recommendations. More Info
The Children’s Village’s Offices
Administrative Offices and Residential School*
Off Walgrove Avenue
One Echo Hills
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
*Please see below for temporary directions during construction of Rivertowns Square
Bronx Office (MST/Adoption Foster Care)
400 E. Fordham Road, 6th Floor
Bronx, NY 10468
Harlem Office (Preventive/Young Adult Justice Program/Adoption Foster Care)
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10027
Polo Grounds Community Center
3005 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10039
Bridges to Health (B2H)
456 Gidney Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
Youth OPTIONS Education and Employment Center
Yonkers, NY 10701
Directions to the Dobbs Ferry Campus
From NYC or The Bronx
Take the Major Deegan or Bronx River Parkway (North) to the Cross County Parkway (West – Yonkers Exit). Travel Cross County Parkway (West) to the Saw Mill River Parkway (North). Exit #16 – Lawrence Street. Continue up to the Stop Sign at the round-about. Livingston Ave is to your Right and so is Starbucks.
Go into the round-about, and take the Ogdon Ave exit on the Left, going uphill.
M to F 7 am to 8 pm: At the crest of the Hill, look to your left and you will see a sign for Little Village and an exit going uphill. Take this hill to the top and you will be on campus.
Weekends and evenings: Continue on Ogden Avenue to Ashford Avenue. At traffic light, make left turn onto Ashford Avenue. Make a left turn onto Walgrove Ave. (Getty gas station on corner).
Follow Walgrove to the end. At the fork in the road turn right and drive through D’Assern Drive and staff housing to the guard booth
** You can also take the Henry Hudson Parkway (North) to the Saw Mill River Parkway.
From Connecticut, Port Chester, Harrison, Rye, and White Plains
Take Route 287 (West) to Route 87 (South, toward NYC). Exit 87 (South) onto the Saw Mill River Parkway (South – exit #7). Travel parkway to Dobbs Ferry Exit #17 (Ashford Avenue). At 3rd traffic light, turn left onto Walgrove Ave … proceed as in instructions from NYC or The Bronx.
From Tappan Zee Bridge
Exit #9, Tarrytown (Route 9 Broadway – first exit after the toll booth). At traffic light, turn left onto Route 9 (South). Take Route 9 into Dobbs Ferry (you’ll pass Mercy College on your right). At major intersection after the college, cross over Broadway and Ashford Avenue onto Walgrove Avenue (Getty gas station on corner) … proceed as in instructions from NYC or The Bronx.
From George Washington Bridge (Interstate 95)
Take the Henry Hudson Parkway (North) to the Saw Mill River Parkway (North) Exit #17, Dobbs Ferry. At traffic light make left onto Ashford Avenue. At 4th traffic light, turn left onto Walgrove (Getty gas station on corner) … proceed as in instructions from NYC or The Bronx.
From Grand Central Station
Metro North (Hudson Line) to Dobbs Ferry stop, look for ECHO HILLS white van for shuttle to Children’s Village campus. For train schedule, visit Metro North.