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PSCH
Hourly Respite Program for Families and Caregivers



Sponsor/Parent Agency:NYC Department of Mental Health.
Address:80-45 Winchester Boulevard, Building 62 Queens Village NY 11427
Telephone(s):347-886-2531
Fax:718-465-0864
E-mail:Hourly@PSCH.org
World Wide Web: http://www.psch.org/programs_services/empowering_developmental/hourly_respite


Description:

Consisting of age-appropriate activities for developmentally disabled adults, youth and children, the Hourly Respite program features opportunities to meet peers, engage socially, form friendships and participate in physical activities that help to alleviate problem behaviors. The program also benefits families and caregivers by  providing them respite and support.




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:MealsMental Health Care and CounselingRecreational ActivitiesRecreational FacilitiesRespite Care
Target Groups(By Need):Families / Friends of People with DisabilitiesMental Illness / Emotional DisabilitiesParents of Children with Disabilities