Since 1946, Cardinal McCloskey Community Services has been here to help protect some of the most vulnerable members of our communities. From children and teens who have suffered neglect and trauma to adults with developmental disabilities, we are here to serve others.

We will advocate and serve to protect and enrich the lives of those in need.

Who We Are

Cardinal McCloskey Community Services (CMCS) is a not-for-profit, social service agency that provides services to over 2,000 children in our foster care programs, preschool education to over 2,500 three and four year-olds from low income families, and helping over 200 developmentally disabled adults lead more fulfilling and independent lives. 

We are non-sectarian, providing help to all in need.

Cardinal McCloskey Community Services:

  • Provides 40 programs & services in 44 sites throughout Westchester, Rockland, the Bronx, and Harlem.
  • Employs over 1,100 staff members including professionals from the fields of social work, education, psychiatry, psychology, medicine and child-care
  • Relies on the dedicated services of 288 certified foster homes and 147 trained day care providers to ensure the delivery of quality services.

It is Cardinal McCloskey's mission "to promote the healthy development of children and adults by providing services to enhance the quality of their lives and support the sanctity of family.

It is the agency's goal to empower and encourage those in our care or receiving services to reach their full potential by ensuring their physical and emotional well-being and  by providing each one with opportunities to achieve personal goals.

Please call us at our main office located in Valhalla at 914-997-8000 with any questions you may have about Cardinal McCloskey Community Services, those we help and the work we do.