Developmental Health Services
Alzheimer’s Association, NYC Chapter (Helpline: 800.272.3900) 360 Lexington Avenue, 4th Floor
The New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association offers information, support, and events about the disease. They offered a free online support group as well as help in preparing for treatment options. The helpline is open 24/7 in 200 languages. A yearly Walk to End Alzheimer’s takes place in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island.
CASES Manhattan ACT (212-553-6708) 2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard
The Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services is dedicated to increasing public safety through a number of different services aimed at reducing the crime rate specifically for those with mental illnesses in Upper Manhattan. These services include mental health clinics and behavioral treatment, court assistance, and education.
Quality Services for the Autistic Community (212-244-5560) 253 West 35th Street, 14th Floor
QSAC provides direct services for people of all ages with autism to help with their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills. They provide early intervention, preschool, school, after school, and in-home educational and support services for children, and supportive living, skill development, and in-home services for adults. They also offer support groups and educational resources for caregivers.
The Bridge (212-663-3000) 248 West 108th Street
The Bridge offers a range of services from housing, substance abuse treatment, vocational training and job placement, veteran services, creative therapies, and aging services. Each program is designed specifically for those with mental health issues to support their recovery and independent living.
Olivieri Center 257 W 30th Street
The Olivieri Drop-In Center is a program run through Urban Pathways that provides services in case management, rehabilitation and recovery programs, access to medical and mental health services including substance abuse help, meals, clothing, showers, crisis intervention, legal assistance, vocational training, financial counseling, and housing referrals. They are located at 257 W 30th Street.
Young Adult Institute (212-273-6100) 460 West 34th Street
YAI is dedicated to helping young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities including crisis intervention, support and education for families, and skills workshops for disabled youth.
Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (718-222-5953) 483 Hudson Avenue
The Arthur Ashe Institute is dedicated to connecting communities to vital information and resources about their health. Their programs connect middle and high school students to experience in STEM and medical fields, provide health information to hairstylists and barbers, and offer assistance in obtaining medical services for those with Medicaid or uninsured. Spanish spoken.
Brooklyn Community PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services) (718-310-5752) 285 Schermerhorn Street
BCS offers holistic services aimed towards children, adults, and families with mental illness and developmental disabilities. They provide early childhood education, youth development services and after-school programs, counseling for at-risk families, treatment, recovery, and job training for adults with mental illness, person-centered rehabilitation and community living support for adults with developmental disabilities, and disaster recovery case management and relief services.
Park Slope Center for Mental Health, Inc. (718-788-2461) 348 13th Street
The Park Slope Center offers a wide variety of mental health services to all ages. Their adult program provides both individual and group therapy, case management, medication management, parenting support, and education. The child program provides children of all ages with individual, family, and creative therapies as well as parenting support and information. They also offer psychiatric evaluations and assessments.
The Child Center of New York
Consultation Unit: 90-25 161 St Street, Room 406 – 718-262-1358
Woodside Clinic: 67-14 41st Avenue – 718-458-4243
The Child Center of New York began as a child counseling center and has expanded over the years to offer programs supporting childhood development. They provide early childhood education, behavioral health services, health homes and integrated care, prevention and family support, and after school youth developments programs. The Consultation Unit requires a referral from the Administration for Children’s Services. Services are available in 22 languages, including Spanish, Chinese, and Farsi. A sliding fee option is available.
AllCare Provider Services, Inc. (877-391-0977) 3040 East Tremont Avenue, Room 205
AllCare provides diverse, multicultural children, youth and adults facing adversity with exceptional services and resources to increase access to high quality, inclusionary, educational and healthcare opportunities that transform their future for the better. They offer a day care program and Medicaid service coordination.
Calvary Hospital (718-518-2125) 1740 Eastchester Road
Calvary Hospital provides a variety of services to those with advanced stages of cancer and other life limiting illnesses. They offer pastoral care, family care, social work, and hospice services, as well as bereavement support.
Community Resource Center for the Developmentally Disabled, Inc. (718-292-1705) 1776 Eastchester Road, Suite 225
The CRC provides residential care for a total of 72 individuals with developmental disabilities (including Intermediate Care Facilities and Supervised Individual Residential Alternatives). CRC provides Medicaid Service Coordination for individuals in the IRA’s. In-house programming called “Day Programs Without Walls” is provided to several individuals whose physical/medical condition makes travel to, and care at, day programs problematic.
Services for the Developmentally Challenged (718-432-8469) 5475 Fieldston Road
SDC offers Medicaid, residential, family education and training, day habilitation, pre-vocational training, and education services for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They provide personalized programs for each family and individual to increase their skills for independent living.
United Cerebral Palsy of New York City
1770 Stillwell Avenue – 718-652-9790
408 East 137th Street – 718-993-3458
The ADAPT Community Network is dedicated to helping individuals with cerebral palsy and their family members. They provide education, healthcare, employment, family support, technology, living accommodations, and recreational activities. Their Early Childhood Direction Center provides information and referrals to families of children five years and under with developmental disabilities.
Eden II Programs (718-816-1422) 150 Granite Avenue
Eden II supports people with autism through service, science and passion so they may achieve their full potential throughout their lives. Eden II Programs provides a variety of services using the evidence-based principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to treat the delays and challenges associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). They provide programs for adult employment training, autistic children services, and family support, as well as Community Habilitation, Respite, Afterschool, Family Support programs, and consultation support locally, nationally, and internationally.
Staten Island Mental Health Society
444 St. Marks Place – 718-442-2225
669 Castleton Avenue – 718-442-2225
SIMHS is a nonprofit designated to children’s mental health that offers behavioral health services to those with special needs. Their programs include outpatient therapy, individual and family counseling, a special education and day treatment center, school counseling and mental health services, substance abuse recovery programs for adolescents and young adults, and transitional programs for young adults or those coming of age.
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