Adolescent Services

 

Programs
Locations:

Break-Free Adolescent Counseling Center Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Counseling Services
2020 Coney Island Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (map

Director: Deborah Zicht, LCSW, CASAC
Phone: 718-676-4280
Fax: 718-676-4299
The Break-Free Adolescent Counseling Center is an outpatient mental health clinic for teens ages 11 through 21 and their families which provides individual and family therapy, psychiatric services, home visits, and groups to address issues of truancy, depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral problems, mental illness, substance abuse and family conflict. 

For more information, download our Break Free One-Pager (available in PDF format) 

Break-Free Drug Milieu Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services, Counseling Services
2020 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (map

Director: Deborah Zicht, LCSW, CASAC
Phone: (718) 676-4280
Fax: (718) 676-4299
A group milieu program for adolescents ages 11 through 21 dually diagnosed with substance abuse, emotional, and behavioral problems. The program consists of therapeutic community milieu groups, alcohol and drug eduction, individual and family therapy, and psychiatric services as needed. It meets after school four hours, four days a week.

For more information, download our Break Free One-Pager (available in PDF format) 

Click here to learn what types of substance abuse and mental health treatments are offered at Break Free. 
Bronx Young Adult Apartment Program Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services
55 Westchester Square
Bronx, NY 10461 (map

Phone: (718) 931-4045
Fax: (718) 828-1329

Provides housing and comprehensive services to 26 young adults, between the ages of 18 and 25 who have left foster care and are at risk of homelessness and need supportive services to achieve independent living.

Note: Professional Referral: Eligibility for NY/NY III Youth Aging out of Foster Care required via HRA 2010e Application

Bruner House Community Residence Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Residential Services
2953 Bruner Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469 (map

Phone: (718) 671-0680
Fax: (718) 320-0507

Providing services in a therapeutic community setting, the Bruner House Community Residence serves eight adolescents, ages 15 to 18, transitioning back into communities. Residents have a wide range of psychiatric disabilities.

Note: Professional Referral: Single Point of Access (SOPA) required.

Geller House Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Residential Services
77 Chicago Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305 (map

Director: Jill Benson
Phone: (718) 442-7828
Fax: (718) 720-0762

A short-term residential diagnostic center that provides assessment, treatment, and aftercare planning for adolescents, ages 11 to 15, from all boroughs. Referrals by New York City Children's Services (formerly ACS) and Family Court.

Note: Professional Referral: Approval of local department of social services required

Download the Geller House one-pager.


Geller House Lives To See Another Day

Greenberg Manhattan West/YCL Counseling Center Services: Adolescent Services, Counseling Services
135 West 50th Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10020 (map

Director: Robin Brinn, LCSW
Phone: 212-632-4700

The Greenberg Manhattan West/YCL Counseling Center offers mental health services to children, teenagers and adults. Treatment includes assessment and short and long term psychotherapy using multiple and flexible treatment modalities including individual, couple family and group treatment as well as evidence based psychotherapies. We offer services to the GLBTQ community in our GLBTQ counseling unit. Psychiatric consultation and medication management is offered to current clients. Our staff of social workers offer culturally competent clinical services. We accept Medicaid and Medicare, most insurance plans and have a sliding fee scale.


Intake Receptionist: Miriam Carmona, ext. 4720.

Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Residential Treatment Center Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Residential Services
226 Linda Avenue
Hawthorne, NY 10532 (map

Phone: (914) 773-7314
Fax: (914) 773-7860

A residential treatment center (RTC) for 104 boys, ages 8 to 18, and girls, ages 13 to 18, who have a wide variety of emotional problems. Youngsters are provided with comprehensive treatment, special education, and supervised living. Family involvement is an important component of the treatment. Residents are referred by the Administration for Children's Services of New York City, New York State Office of Family and Children's, and other local County Committee of Special Education, and Departments of Social Services in New York State.

To learn more about HCK, view this informational video.

Note: Professional Referral: Approval of local department of social services required


Jerome M. Goldsmith Center for Adolescent Treatment Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services
228 Linda Avenue
Hawthorne, NY 10532 (map

Phone: (914) 773-7400
Fax: (914) 773-7447

The Jerome M. Goldsmith Center, a Residential Treatment Facility (RTF), has 50 beds for severely emotionally disturbed males, ages 13 to 22. Children are referred by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). With an average stay of around one year, the Goldsmith Center provides supervised living units and a program of therapeutic and educational services. Goldsmith utilizes both traditional and non-traditional therapies, and emphasizes family interaction. The program provides a secure acute-care unit on site as part of the continuum of care. A special education school is located on the campus.


Mind-Body Connection

Midwood Adolescent Project (MAP) Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services
2020 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (map

Director: Deborah Zicht, LCSW, CASAC
Phone: (718) 676-4280
Fax: (718) 676-4299
MAP provides individual, family, and group therapy for adolescents ages 12 through 21 at risk of substance abuse, school problems, family conflict, and other stresses of teenage life. The program is licensed by New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services to provide substance-abuse prevention and early intervention services. MAP operates in Lincoln,. Murrow and Dewey High Schools and a few Yeshivas providing consultation, information and referral, and conducts discussion groups to reduce stress and conflict experienced by students.

Orthodox Treatment Program for Teens Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Day Treatment Services
2020 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (map

Director: Deborah Zicht, LCSW
Phone: (718) 676-4280
Fax: (718) 676-4299

Outpatient mental health program for Orthodox Jewish teens ages 11 through 21 with anxiety, depression, school problems, behavioral, emotional and substance abuse problems and family conflict; off-site consultations, groups, crisis intervention and referrals at several yeshivot; Orthodox Jewish professional staff.

Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan House Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services
74 St. Marks Place
New York, NY 10003 (map

Phone: (212) 477-1565
Fax: (212) 674-2513

An urban residential facility for 25 older adolescent males, ages 17 to 21. The facility provides an extensive independent living skills program and therapeutic and support services.

Supervised Independent Living Program An apartment in upper Manhattan for two young men in foster care who continue to receive Kaplan House services.

Treatment Cottage Model
The fourth floor of Kaplan House is reserved for 11 adolescents, ages 17 to 21, who require more structure and monitoring and is under the auspices of the New York Office of Mental Health.

For more information, download our Kaplan House One-Pager (available in PDF format) 

Note: Professional Referral: Approval of local department of social services required

The Sally & Anthony Mann Center Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Children's Residential Services
500 Linda Avenue
Hawthorne, NY 10532 (map

Phone: (914) 773-7500
Fax: (914) 773-7535

The Sally & Anthony Mann Center, formerly Linden Hill, a 64 bed Residential Treatment Facility (RTF), is for boys and girls ages 12 to 21 years old with severe psychiatric conditions. Children are referred by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). An average stay here is between 9 and 11 months, during which time adolescents participate in intensive milieu therapy, individual, family, and group psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, special education and vocational training, all in an open setting. The treatment teams strongly encourage participation from both the family and the resident in developing and reviewing treatment plans.

Note: Professional Referral: Pre-Admission Committed Certification (PACC) required


Mind-Body Connection

Thomas Askin Alternative School Services: Adolescent Services, Children and Adolescent Services
1007 Quentin Road
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (map

Director: Deborah Zicht, LCSW, CASAC
Phone: (718) 676-4280
Fax: (718) 676-4299

Operated in partnership with the Department of Education and JBFCS, this transitional school offers young people an opportunity to work towards obtaining high school credits or a GED diploma in a supportive, personalized and multicultural environment. All students receive individual and family counseling as well as group counseling as part of the school component.

For more information, download our Thomas Askin Youth Programs (TAYP) One-Pager (available in PDF format) 
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