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Transitional Services for New York
Opportunities/Self Help Program



Address:108-06 52 Ave. Corona NY 11368
Telephone(s):718-592-9497
Fax:718-592-9554
World Wide Web: http://www.tsiny.org/


Description:

Using the self-help approach and with selective assistance, Center members are empowered to address concerns in the following areas: -English as a Second Language; -Access to community based mental health services and the health care system; -Entitlements: S.S.I., S.S.D., Medicaid, etc.; -Education and employment opportunities; -Advocacy/empowerment; -Socialization & leisure time activities; -Activities of daily living; -Anti-stigma initiatives; -Computer classes.




Hours:

M 11-7; Tue-Thurs 10-7; Sat 10-3.


Eligibility Requirements:

Resident of Western Queens, 18 years or older, diagnosis of mental illness and willingness to help others.


Admission Requirements/Documents:

Intake interview. Psychosocial history, annual physical exam, if possible.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Access for People with Disabilities:Single floor and special restroom facilities.


Services Offered:Computer ClassesEducation Advocacy GroupsEnglish as a Second LanguageRecreational / Leisure / Arts Instruction
Languages Offered:Spanish
Target Groups(Ethnic):Hispanics / Latinos
Target Groups(By Need):Mental Illness / Emotional Disabilities