Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We also focus on research-based prevention initiatives that help children and adolescents develop resilience and strong emotional and social health. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives.
Devereux changes lives and nurtures human potential. We inspire hope, ensure well-being, and promote meaningful life choices.
- We support a respectful and integrated team approach.
- We foster personal and professional growth of our staff.
- We develop innovative and effective solutions.
- We partner with families and communities.
To provide consistently high quality programs, services and resources in safe and supportive environments that enrich and empower individuals and communities, and provide support to help them be the best they can be.
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Devereux is a non-profit organization providing services around the nation for persons with emotional, developmental & educational disabilities.
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Special Updates & Events
PBIS Earns Greater Recognition Nationally in Federal Legislation, Devereux leading the way in implementing PBIS approach within behavioral health services.
School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) is a prevention model that incorporates a tiered system of progressively intensive interventions. Devereux is one of the first to apply the approach...
Devereux, the National Nonprofit Dedicated to Behavior Health, Turns to First Niagara for $17.7 million Financing Package
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Glenholme Parent, David O. Russell, Talks About The School. There are few individuals of similar outstanding caliber as David O. Russell, whose zealous support for Devereux's Glenholme School is an immeasurable gift to students with special needs. Mr. Russell is a celebrated director, screenwriter and producer of numerous motion pictures including “I Heart Huckabees,” “Three Kings,” “The Fighter,” and the recently released “Silver Linings Playbook."
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Visit our new Resilient Family Blog for free resources for parents and caregivers.
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Read Dr. Benoit's recently published letter to the New York Times'
editor on what we must do as a nation to reduce children's psychological barriers to success. Dr. Benoit is Devereux's Chief Clinical Officer and Senior Vice President.
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Devereux CARES partners with Eastern University to offer individuals with autism spectrum disorders the opportunity to learn life skills on a college campus.
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Devereux Partners with Allentown, Pa School District to Support the Social and Emotional Health of School Children.
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Devereux's Autism Transition Wiki now has a Facebook Page: The Wiki's Facebook page provides daily stories about how families, caregivers, communities and healthcare professionals are supporting young adults as they transition to adulthood.
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