Mental Health Licensed Programs (NYS OMH)

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is pleased to accept letters of intent from NYC entities interested in submitting an EZ PAR or Comprehensive PAR application.

Please include the following information:

  • Agency name and address
  • CEO/Executive Director
  • Contact Person’s name, title, telephone # and email address
  • Name of the Program (if applicable)
  • Operating Certificate # (if applicable)
  • Proposed Project Type
  • Target population
  • Narrative: Please provide a brief description of proposed action, identifying the specific location of the proposed program including zip code and community districts, and anticipated effective date. Include a rationale for the proposal, a description of the needs being addressed, the level of preparedness for implementation, and approximate caseload or change in caseload (if applicable).
  • If your organization holds no OMH license of any program type but is licensed by another State agency (e.g., DOH, OASAS, OPWDD) submit the most recently conducted State review of such program.

Instructions

Please prepare the letter on agency letterhead with a date and signature and per instructions below, submit all correspondence electronically via e-mail to DOHMH, and mail hard copies to OMH.

EZ PARs:

  • Address EZ PAR letters of intent to NYC DOHMH and copy the OMH NYC Field Office.

Comprehensive PARS:

  • Address Comprehensive PAR letters of intent to the OMH NYC Field Office and copy NYC DOHMH.

NYC DOHMH Contact Information

E-mail all correspondence to NYC DOHMH at: parreview@health.nyc.gov

If the Letter of Intent pertains to child/adolescent services*, address correspondence to:

Lily Tom, DSW
Assistant Commissioner
Bureau of Children, Youth, and Families
NYC DOHMH
Attn: PAR Review
Gotham Center
42-09 28th St, CN #23 (19th floor)
Long Island City, NY 11101-4132

If the EZ PAR or Comprehensive PAR pertains to adult services*, address correspondence to:

Myla Harrison, MD, MPH
Acting Assistant Commissioner
Bureau of Mental Health
NYC DOHMH
Attn: PAR Review
Gotham Center
42-09 28th St, CN #13 (19th floor)
Long Island City, NY 11101-4132

*If the letter of intent pertains to both children/adolescents, and adults, please address the letter to both Lily Tom and Myla Harrison.

OMH NYC Field Office Contact Information

Robert Moon
Director
New York City Field Office
NYS Office of Mental Health
330 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10001

Thank you for your interest in supporting the mental health of New Yorkers.