MHA-NYC is leading the way in mental health services, advocacy, and education in the New York metropolitan area and across the nation. http://www.mhaofnyc.org/
Individualized & Flexible
WJCS is the largest not-for-profit provider of licensed outpatient mental health services in Westchester County. http://www.wjcs.com/mental-health/
The Family Resource Network, Inc. believe that individuals with special needs deserve every opportunity to achieve their unique potential. The Family Resource Network was founded by parents to enhance the lives of individuals with special needs and their families, empowering them to lead productive independent lives within the community.
Family Resource Centers are easily accessible, strength based programs that support families in communities across New York State. Family Resource Centers (FRCs) are flexible, family-focused, and culturally sensitive. Services and programs are based on local needs, building on existing planning processes with community and interdisciplinary participation. View the guidelines here.
Promoting Cultural and Linguistic Competency: Self-Assessment Checklist for Personnel Providing Primary Health Care Services
This checklist is intended to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural and linguistic cultural competence in health, mental health and human service settings. It provides concrete examples of the kinds of beliefs, attitudes, values and practices which foster cultural and linguistic competence at the individual or practitioner level. There […]
The 2014_FANS will is a useful tool when performing a Family Assessment of Needs and Strengths NYS Success Newsletters
Broome County Promise Zone is on a mission to build the United States’ first countywide system of university-assisted community schools, so that all children and families in Broome County, NY, can be successful in school, work, and life, irrespective of income or other potential barriers. In 2013, Broome County was designated the fifth New York […]