Gateway Longview’s Behavioral Health Clinic helps support a rapidly growing need in the community for comprehensive behavioral and mental health services for children and families. Our main clinic is centrally located in downtown Buffalo and we have successfully integrated mental health services into several school districts throughout Western New York.
As older youth age out of residential facilities and the foster care system, Gateway Longview’s Center for Youth Development helps guide a transition to living independently. The Center for Youth Development is a secure, handicap accessible facility. Located in Buffalo’s East Side Community, it is a dynamic collaboration with the Lt. Col. Ma, Urban Center.
In 2016, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) created a new, state-wide program for children age birth to 21 who are enrolled in Medicaid - Children's Health Homes. A Health Home is not a physical place, but rather, a system that helps you coordinate the critical services which keep your child healthy, active, and engaged in the world around them.
Visiting families in the home, we offer resources and supports to help meet specific family needs. As partners, we develop a plan to overcome each challenge. We support realistic goals, and work to improve overall well-being and safety for the entire family. More info.
At Gateway Longview we offer comprehensive Foster Care & Adoption Services to support families in the Buffalo, NY area and throughout Erie County. We work to match children in care with safe, nurturing foster home environments where they are set up to thrive.
Gateway Longview’s Lynde School offers specialized educational services for youth residing on our campus and for up to 105 students ages 5 to 21 who come to us for school during the day. Students enrolled thrive best within a high degree of structure, with individualized attention, and with supportive services.
Gateway Longview's Residential Treatment Services supports youth age 11-21. We offer care appropriately addressing needs of youth with specialized treatment plans that excel within structured environments or those who can benefit from immediate stability via individualized structure.
Gateway Longview's Therapeutic Preschool and Kindergarten specialize in early intervention programs for young learners. Six classrooms serve toddlers age 2 years and 10 months to children up to age 6. Evidence-based teaching focuses on creative play and social learning. Parent resources and family support also helps students reach their full potential. Small classrooms offer structure and personal attention in nurturing spaces.