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Mental Health Resources in NYC

This guide, compiled by Barbara Eisold and Jacob Cohen, is intended to help find free or low-cost mental health services for asylum seekers and other vulnerable persons in the New York City area. Please email any additions or edits to wcchr-continuingcare@med.cornell.edu.

Resources by Region

The Bronx

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Einstein Community Health Outreach (ECHO) Clinic

Phone: 718-583-3060 Web: www.einstein.yu.edu

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, other languages offered through interpretation line

Services for Children: N/A

Fee Information: Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session.

Fordham-Tremont Community Mental Health Center: Adult Outpatient Services

Phone: 718-960-0324 Web: www.fordhamtremont.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish

Services for Children: N/A

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, individual sessions range from $0 to $50.

Fordham-Tremont Community Mental Health Center: Children, Adolescent, and Family Services

Phone: 718-960-0389 Web: www.fordhamtremont.org

Services Provided: Individual, group and family therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, individual sessions range from $0 to $50.

Institute for Family Health: Center for Counseling

Phone: 718-239-1610 Web: www.institute2000.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, other languages offered through interpretation line

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Clinic is unable to give out specific pricing information, but the cost of individual sessions starts extremely low, depending on need.

Montefiore Medical Center: Adult Outpatient Clinic

Phone: 718-920-6215 Web: www.montefiore.org

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, Russian

Services for Children: N/A

Fee Information: Accepts all insurance; sliding scale, $30 minimum without insurance.

Montefiore Medical Center: Children's Outpatient Clinic

Phone: 718-920-4239 Web: www.montefiore.org

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy

Languages: English, Spanish

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Accepts all insurance; sliding scale, $30 minimum without insurance.

North Central Bronx Hospital: Behavioral Health Services

Phone: 718-519-3440 Web: www.nyc.gov

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy; assistance with enrolling in medicaid.

Languages: English, Spanish, other languages offered through interpretation line

Services for Children: No.

Fee Information: Low cost. Accepts all insurance; sliding scale, $20 minimum without insurance.

Puerto Rican Family Institute: The Bronx Mental Health Clinic

Phone: 718-239-1610 Web: www.prfi.org

Services Provided: Individual, group, and family therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, call for updated information on other languages.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $14 minimum without insurance; intake fee is equal to one session.

Sauti Yeti Center for African Women: Community-Based Services

Phone: 718-665-2486 Web: www.sautiyetu.org

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy, custom programs based on need.

Languages: English, French.

Services for Children: N/A

Fee Information: All services free.

Sauti Yeti Center for African Women: Family Intervention

Phone: 718-665-2486 Web: www.sautiyetu.org

Services Provided: Comprehensive medical, psychological, and legal support as needed.

Languages: English, and 25 other languages available.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: All services free.

Brooklyn

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Beverly Mack Harry Consulting Services

Phone: 718-363-0100 Web: www.bmhtherapy.org

Services Provided: Wide variety of counseling services.

Languages: English, Creole.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Sliding scale, no advanced pricing information available.

Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM) Brooklyn #1

Phone: 718-802-0666 Web: ccmnyc.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, others may be available upon request

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Accepts Medicaid and Medicare.

Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM) Brooklyn #2

Phone: 718-230-5100 Web: ccmnyc.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, others may be available upon request

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Accepts Medicaid and Medicare.

Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM) Brooklyn #3

Phone: 718-935-9201 Web: ccmnyc.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: England, Spanish, others may be available upon request

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Accepts Medicaid and Medicare.

Lutheran Medical Center: Healthy Connections

Phone: 718-630-7991 Web: www.lutheranmedicalcenter.com

Services Provided: Individual and play therapy; psychological assessments.

Languages: English, Spanish

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $15 minimum per session.

Lutheran Medical Center: Sunset Terrace Mental Health Center

Phone: 718-437-5210 Web: www.lutheranmedicalcenter.com

Services Provided: Weekly individual counseling.

Languages: English, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $15 minimum per session.

Puerto Rican Family Institute: Brooklyn Mental Health Clinic

Phone: 718-963-4430 Web: www.prfi.org

Services Provided: Individual, group, and family therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, call for updated information on other languages.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $14 minimum without insurance; intake fee is equal to one session.

Long Island

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Hispanic Counseling Center: Hempstead

Phone: 516-538-2613 Web: www.hispaniccounseling.org

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, starting at $25 minimum per session, $80 intake fee.

Hispanic Counseling Center: Suffolk County

Phone: 631-328-4959 Web: www.hispaniccounseling.org

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, starting at $25 minimum per session, $80 intake fee.

Long Island University, CW Post Campus: Psychological Services Center

Phone: 516-299-3211 Web: www.liu.edu

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy; psychological testing.

Languages: English, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, starting at $5 minimum per session, $50 intake fee.

Manhattan

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Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture

Phone: 212-562-8713 Web: survivorsoftorture.org

Services Provided: Comprehensive medical and mental health care; legal assistance.

Languages:

Services for Children:

Fee Information:

City College: The Psychological Center

Phone: 212-650-6602 Web: www.gc.cuny.edu

Services Provided: Individual psychotherapy, group counseling, psychological testing.

Languages: English, Spanish

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, starting at $3-$5 per session.

Columbia University Teachers College: Dean Hope Center for Educational and Psychological Service

Phone: 212-678-3262 Web: www.tc.columbia.edu

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English only.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Sliding scale, $7 minimum per session without insurance.

Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM)

Phone: 212-564-3107 Web: ccmnyc.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, others may be available upon request

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Accepts Medicaid and Medicare.

Family Health Center of Harlem

Phone: 212-423-4200 Web: www.institute2000.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, Bangladeshi

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: $30 minimum for intake, individual sessions start at less – call for pricing information.

Hamilton-Madison House

Phone: 212-720-4540 Web: www.hmhonline.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy and a large variety of support services. The Hamilton-Madison House operates over 20 sites, including specific Korean and Japanese clinics; call the intake number for best placement.

Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Korean, Japanese

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $20 minimum per session. Clients without means to pay may still apply for intake.

Lenox Hill Hospital: Outpatient Center for Mental Health

Phone: 212-434-3365 Web: www.lenoxhillhospital.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English

Services for Children: N/A

Fee Information: Sliding scale, $23 minimum per session; $54 intake fee.

McMurray Mental Health Clinic

Phone: 212-564-6006 Web:

Services Provided: Individual therapy sessions.

Languages: English, but call for updated information on other languages spoken.

Services for Children: N/A

Fee Information: $35 flat fee per individual session; no intake fee.

Puerto Rican Family Institute: Manhattan Mental Health Clinic

Phone: 212-229-6950 Web: www.prfi.org

Services Provided: Individual, group, and family therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, call for updated information on other languages.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $14 minimum without insurance; intake fee is equal to one session.

New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical College: Trauma Treatment Program

Phone: 212-821-0783 Web: www.patss.com

Services Provided: Individual, group, and family therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, call for updated information on other languages.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $14 minimum without insurance; intake fee is equal to one session.

New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical College: Trauma Treatment Program

Phone: 212-821-0783 Web: www.patss.com

Services Provided: Research study provides free treatment to trauma survivors. interview determines admittance to study.

Languages: English, translators available for most other languages.

Services for Children: N/A

Fee Information: All services free if admitted to study.

Pace University: McShane Center for Psychological Services

Phone: 212-346-1730 Web: www.pace.edu

Services Provided: Individual psychotherapy.

Languages: English

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $25 minimum per session; $50 intake fee. No insurance accepted.

St. Francis Counseling Center

Phone: 212-736-8500 Web: www.stfrancisnyc.org

Services Provided: Individual therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish available through referral

Services for Children: N/A

Fee Information: Approximately $30 per session depending on need, intake fee equal to one session.

Multi-Neighborhood

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Sanctuary for Families

Phone: 212-349 - 6009 EXT. 221 Web: www.sanctuaryforfamilies.org

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy, legal assistance including health insurance enrollment.

Languages: English, Spanish, French, Urdu, Chinese

Services for Children: Yes, therapy is available to children.

Fee Information: All services free.

Queens

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Asian Outreach Center: Queens #1

Phone: 718-889-9699 Web: www.childcenterny.org

Services Provided: Individual psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Hindi, Bengali

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $25 minimum per session.

Asian Outreach Center: Queens #2

Phone: 718-358-8288 Web: www.childcenterny.org

Services Provided: Individual psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Hindi, Bengali

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $25 minimum per session.

Catholic Charities Behavioral Health Center – Jackson Heights

Phone: 718-779-1600 Web: www.ccbq.org

Services Provided: Individual psychotherapy, crisis and trauma therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Medicaid accepted.

Catholic Charities Behavioral Health Center - Jamaica

Phone: 718-704-5488 Web: www.ccbq.org

Services Provided: Individual psychotherapy, crisis and trauma therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Medicaid accepted.

Libertas Center

Phone: 718-334-6209 Web: libertascenter.net

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy, additional services available through referral.

Languages: All languages are available for the intake process, through an interpretation company; Multiple languages are offered for counseling services, call for updated language information.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: All services free.

Puerto Rican Family Institute: Queens Mental Health Clinic

Phone: 718-275-0983 Web: www.prfi.org

Services Provided: Individual, group, and family therapy.

Languages: English, Spanish, call for updated information on other languages.

Services for Children: Yes, all services.

Fee Information: Low cost. Sliding scale, $14 minimum without insurance; intake fee is equal to one session.

Staten Island

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Sauti Yeti Center for African Women: Community-Based Services

Phone: 718-665-2486 EXT 301 Web: www.sautiyetu.org

Services Provided: Individual and group therapy, custom programs based on need

Languages: English, French.

Services for Children: N/A

Fee Information: Low cost. All services free.

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