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Out of Home Respite Program
Sponsor/Parent Agency:NYC Department of Mental Health.
Address:80-45 Winchester Boulevard, Building 62 Queens Village NY 11427
World Wide Web: http://www.psch.org/
Description:Hourly or overnight supervised care for mentally ill adults (up to 14 days), allowing time off for the caregiver. Respite provides: Full time around the clock staffing, family style meals and other opportunities for socialization, on-and off-site recreational activities, respite participant can continue his/her daytime activities, respite staff and peer counselors help the individual settle in for the respite stay and provide on-going support evaluation of special needs and linkages to services provided.
Hours:Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.; Sat, Call.
Eligibility Requirements:Queens residents. Axis one diagnosis by Doctor.
Admission Requirements/Documents:Psychosocial assessment signed by a Doctor.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Services Offered:Meals, Mental Health Care and Counseling, Recreational Activities, Recreational Facilities, Respite Care,
Target Groups(By Need):Families / Friends of People with Disabilities, Mental Illness / Emotional Disabilities, Parents of Children with Disabilities,