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Learn more about St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children’s dedication to treating children with complex medical conditions in New York and Long Island.

Care is at the heart of everything we do. St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children’s mission is to provide a continuum of care to children and young adults with special needs and life-limiting conditions and pave the way in pioneering pediatric post-acute care.

St. Mary’s is New York’s largest and most experienced provider of long-term care to children with medically complex conditions and New York City’s only post-acute care facility for children, we’re recognized around the world for the breadth of our services and the depth of our commitment.

Our compassionate and highly skilled team of pediatric specialists in medicine, rehabilitation, nursing, social work, psychology, and child development, work collaboratively to carefully map out an individualized treatment plan to help our children recover, grow, and regain their independence. This multi-disciplinary approach to care yields the highest outcomes by addressing the core issues affecting a child with special needs.

At St. Mary’s, we treat more than the child

We treat the whole family. Our family-centered philosophy ensures that family members are included in all stages of care and play a critical role in their child’s success. Whether the child is admitted to one of our inpatient programs or receives high quality services at home, St. Mary’s partners with the family on developing care plans, and educates family members on treatment techniques, goals, and expectations.

Care like no other

Stretching over nearly nine beautiful acres in Bayside, New York, at first glance, our main campus feels more like a park than a hospital. And with good reason: We want you—and your child—to immediately feel at home. Our family-centered approach means you’ll be encouraged to play an active role in your child’s treatment—and be given the skills and support to do so—here in our hospital and at home. You’ll work closely with our multidisciplinary teams to create an individualized care plan that will best support your child’s personal goals. Then together, we’ll implement that plan, using our full spectrum of programs and services and cutting-edge advancements in medicine and state-of-the-art technology. St. Mary’s is a community where children from all walks of life with special needs and life-limiting conditions get the opportunity to achieve miracles—big and small—every day.

Programs & Services

St. Mary’s Healthcare System for provides a continuum of care, treating infants, children and young adults with medical fragile conditions through a network of inpatient, home care and community programs and services, setting a standard of excellence in pediatric healthcare.

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The best way to truly understand how St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children can make a true difference in your child’s health—and your whole family’s life—is to come see for yourself. Schedule a tour now.